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 2022-08-09 07:44 

Korea Joongang Daily

Starbucks Korea overdid the merch and offered a toxic gift...

Starbucks in Korea once seemed to be more about that swag than the coffee — cups, mugs, coasters, umbrellas, hoodies, cabin bags, camping chairs, Teddy bears and a whole line of BTS merch....

 2022-08-09 06:47 

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Lee Jung-jae's appearance on JTBC's 'Newsroom' canceled...

Actor and director Lee Jung-jae's appearance on tonight's JTBC's live evening newscast...

 2022-08-09 06:47 

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Hyundai Card opens Art Library, filled with contemporary art books, in Itaewon...

A library dedicated to art enthusiasts has opened its doors in Itaewon, central Seoul. Neatly stacked on its shelves are original publications of art books — a significant amount of which are quite rare. Hyundai Card opened Art Library on Tuesday......

 2022-08-09 06:47 

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Put off liquidations, Korea's envoy to Tokyo proposes...

Korea's ambassador to Japan proposed holding off the liquidation of Japanese assets to compensate victims of wartime forced labor for the sake of better relations with Tokyo....

 2022-08-09 06:47 

Korea Joongang Daily

Rewind: Korea beat Japan to take bronze at London Olympics...

Ten years ago, on Aug. 10, 2012, Korea became just the second Asian nation ever to win an Olympic men's football medal, beating local rivals Japan 2-0 in a bronze-medal match at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff....

 2022-08-09 06:47 

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Back on the (R)-OAD...

(G)I-DLE concluded its concerts in the United States on Sunday, according to Cube Entertainment on Tuesday. Its world tour, titled 2022 (G)I-DLE World Tour 'Just Me ( )I-DLE' had begun in Seoul in July and continued in seven cities in the......

 2022-08-09 06:47 

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'Chat Play Casually'...

On the third floor of Musinsa Terrace, the online fashion retailer's multi-cultural building located in Seongsu-dong, eastern Seoul, is the ongoing pop-up store of fashion brand Mmlg. Under the slogan "Chat Play Casually," Mmlg presents a wide...

 2022-08-09 06:47 

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LPGA's BMW Championship moves to Oak Valley in Wonju...

The LPGA Tour is headed to Oak Valley Country Club in Wonju, Gangwon in October for the 2022 BMW Ladies Championship....

 2022-08-09 05:50 

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K-pop girl group EXID to reunite for 10th anniversary special program...

Girl group EXID will come together for a special program celebrating its 10th anniversary on Aug. 13, according to Sony Music Entertainment on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 05:50 

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Male student charged with murder of female student at Inha University...

Prosecutors on Tuesday charged a male student with murder in a case where the student allegedly raped and caused a fellow student to fall to her death on the campus of Inha University in Incheon....

 2022-08-09 04:53 

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Flood pictures storm internet as rain continues to pour...

Seoulites took to the internet to share real time stories and photos of flood damage as heavy rains tore across the greater Seoul area Monday evening....

 2022-08-09 03:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hong Hyun-seok to join Belgian club K.A.A. Gent...

U-23 midfielder Hong Hyun-seok is in the process of signing with Belgian club K.A.A. Gent for 1.5 million euros ($1.5 million), leaving LASK after a year in the Austrian Bundesliga....

 2022-08-09 03:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Flooding in Seoul's Gangnam areas continues to cause problems...

With record-breaking heavy rains causing flooding and damage in many parts of Seoul, the Gangnam area in particular is receiving attention for major drainage issues and the resulting flood damage....

 2022-08-09 03:56 

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Heize to host KBS radio program 'Volume Up'...

Singer Heize will host KBS radio program...

 2022-08-09 02:59 

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Blackpink announces 'Born Pink World Tour' dates and cities...

Girl group Blackpink is planning to meet some 1.5 million fans around four continents starting Oct. 15, according to YG Entertainment on Tuesday. A total of 36 performances for the girl group's concert...

 2022-08-09 02:59 

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SHINee's Key to release second full-length album 'Gasoline' Aug. 30...

SHINee's Key will be returning to the K-pop scene this month with his second full-length album...

 2022-08-09 02:01 

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Seven deaths, six missing as heavy rains continue in greater Seoul area...

Casualties were reported Tuesday morning as heavy rain poured across the greater Seoul area throughout Monday evening, with seven deaths and six people missing. A total of 163 people were evacuated from their homes....

 2022-08-09 02:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea's Covid-19 cases back in 100,000s Tuesday...

New confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Korea reached 149,897 Tuesday, a steep climb from the day before and 30,000 more than last Tuesday. The number of critically ill patients remained high at 364, while 40 deaths were reported....

 2022-08-09 01:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 오세훈, 시장포럼 내년 서울서 개최...

At the World Cities Summit (WCS) in Singapore, Mayor Oh Se-hoon described Seoul's vision for digitalization and decarbonization, and invited mayors around the world to next year's Mayors Forum in Seoul....

 2022-08-08 10:49 

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Victory...

Left, Martin Jrveoja, and Ott Tnak, of the Hyundai Shell Mobis World Rally Team, stand on Hyundai Motor's i20N Rally 1 Hybrid racing car. Hyundai Motor won the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), held from Aug. 4 to 7 in Finland ......

 2022-08-08 10:49 

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Policy lenders to expand small firm loans with low, fixed rates: FSC...

Korea's financial regulator said Monday state-run policy lenders plan to increase loans with low and fixed interest rates to small firms to help ease their financial burdens caused by high inflation and rising borrowing costs....

 2022-08-08 10:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea to unveil inflation-fighting measures, housing supply plan this week...

Korea will unveil additional measures to tame inflation, and a package of housing supply plans, this week in an effort to help stabilize people's livelihoods, the finance minister said Monday....

 2022-08-08 10:49 

Korea Joongang Daily

Blockchain Week...

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, delivers a keynote speech at the blockchain event Korea Blockchain Week 2022 held at the Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas on Monday....

 2022-08-08 10:49 

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Milkflation...

Photo shows dairy products displayed at a discount mart in Seoul on Monday. The dairy industry is considering raising the price of raw milk, which would lead to higher prices of milk and dairy products....

 2022-08-08 10:49 

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Virtual DMZ tours go live in Paju...

A facility where visitors can take a virtual tour of the Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas opened its doors to the public Monday....

 2022-08-08 09:53 

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[VIDEO] No reservation needed at Korea's hottest dining spot — the convenience store...

In the popular Netflix series "Squid Game", characters Il-nam and Gi-hun drink soju together at a table in a convenience store. In tvN's "It's Okay to Not Be Okay", Moon-young and Gang-tae sit down together and eat ramyeon in a......

 2022-08-08 09:53 

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Joint inspection...

Police, firefighters and forensic officials enter a building in Icheon, Gyeonggi, the site of a fire that killed five people last Friday, to conduct a second joint inspection on Monday....

 2022-08-08 09:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

New infections yo-yo as sixth wave's peak nears...

Some 55,000 people tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday, a nearly 50 percent slump from the day before yet 1.24 times more than a week earlier....

 2022-08-08 09:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

CJ CheilJedang records net profit down on year but greater than expectations...

CJ CheilJedang reported a net profit of 252.7 billion won ($193.8 million) in the second quarter, down 3.4 percent on year....

 2022-08-08 09:53 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samsung Electronics and union reach an agreement, first ever...

Samsung Electronics and its labor unions reached a tentative agreement over wage increase rates and holiday numbers, marking the first time that the company struck a deal with labor groups....

 2022-08-08 09:53 

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Seoul braces for a very rainy week...

Roads, railways, cars and houses across the Seoul metropolitan area and Gangwon were inundated Monday as heavy rains pounded the region....

 2022-08-08 09:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Yoon Suk-yeol brings humility back from vacation...

President Yoon Suk-yeol came back from vacation vowing to listen to the public as polls show his approval ratings stuck below 30 percent....

 2022-08-08 09:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea joining 'Chip 4' meeting despite Beijing's opposition...
 2022-08-08 09:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Education minister offers resignation after backlash to policies...

Education Minister Park Soon-ae announced her resignation late Monday afternoon, ending a short tenure that will be remembered for her least popular policy proposal, sending kids to school at the age of five....

 2022-08-08 09:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Camp visit...

Korean Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup makes his first visit to Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi, since he took office in May, accompanied by U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) Commander Gen. Paul LaCamera....

 2022-08-08 08:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

HiteJinro employees take beer deliveries into their own hands...

HiteJinro employees are stepping up to deliver beer themselves as shipments continue to face delays due to a strike by truck drivers....

 2022-08-08 08:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

President Yoon Suk-yeol to meet United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Friday...

President Yoon Suk-yeol will meet with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Friday, the presidential office announced Monday. Guterres is scheduled to visit South Korea from Thursday to Friday....

 2022-08-08 08:56 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean internet giants stick to what they know amid falls in net profit...

Faced with lower profit margins, Korean internet giants Naver and Kakao will stick to their mainstay advertising businesses instead of venturing into new territories, according to the two companies' chiefs. While both companies eye the digital ......

 2022-08-08 08:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ramyeon exports up as Korea's popularity rises globally...

Exports of ramyeon rose in the first half helped by the global popularity of Korean shows and films. Ramyeon exports rose 19.9 percent on year in the first half, to $383.4 million, according to the Korea International Trade Associations (KITA) ......

 2022-08-08 08:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Golden children...

Boy band Golden Child performs its new lead track "Replay" during Monday's showcase at the Yes24 Live Hall in Gwangjin District, eastern Seoul. The song is from the band's sixth EP "Aura," which dropped the same day, and sings abou...

 2022-08-08 08:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stocks largely unchanged as U.S. jobs data eases recession fears...

Stocks ended almost flat after a weak start Monday, as upbeat U.S. jobs data helped ease recession fears despite worries over the U.S. Federal Reserve's drastic rate hike. The local currency lost ground against the dollar....

 2022-08-08 08:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

In Korea, banks are getting into the phone businesses...

Banks are getting into the mobile phone business in order to harvest more data from customers and keep customers on their apps....

 2022-08-08 08:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea, China's top envoys have lots to deal with...

Foreign Minister Park Jin is in China through Wednesday to meet its top envoy, Wang Yi, possibly to discuss the controversial "Chip 4" alliance and the U.S.-led antimissile system in Korea. Park was scheduled to meet with Wang in Qingdao, Shandong...

 2022-08-08 07:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lee Jung-jae wears all the hats in soon-to-debut...

Actor Lee Jung-jae of "Squid Game" (2021) had his directorial debut with "Hunt" — a film which he produced, wrote the script for, directed and starred in. It took Lee five years to get the film, which premieres in local theaters on W...

 2022-08-08 07:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Microsoft launches 'singing Xbox controller' in collaboration with BTS, benny blanco, Snoop Dogg...

Microsoft launched the first ever...

 2022-08-08 07:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Twins climb up to second as Kiwoom Heroes' slide continues...

After a month of no movement at the top of the KBO, last week brought some drama as the LG Twins rode two strong outings up up to second place, pushing the struggling Kiwoom Heroes down to third with just two wins in the last 10 games....

 2022-08-08 07:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Chun In-gee loses British Open playoff to Ashleigh Buhai...

Chun In-gee narrowly missed out on the last major trophy of the LPGA season, after Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa outlasted Chun in a four-hole, sudden-death playoff at the AIG Women's Open on Sunday....

 2022-08-08 07:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ulsan keep six-point lead after 1-1 draw with Jeonbuk...

The long-awaited showdown between K League leaders Ulsan Hyundai and second-place club Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors ended in a 1-1 draw on Sunday, leaving Ulsan with a comfortable six-point lead despite winning only two of their last five games....

 2022-08-08 07:58 

Korea Joongang Daily

Five members of K-pop boy band Monsta X renew contracts with Starship Entertainment...

Starship Entertainment announced on Monday that it renewed contracts with five of the six members of boy band Monsta X, excluding I.M. The agency issued a statement in both Korean and English on Monday. "Lately, Monsta X members Shownu, Minhyuk ......

 2022-08-08 07:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Romanian schools might start offering Korean classes next year...

The Korean language may be taught in Romanian middle and high schools next year, said Romania's Education Minister Sorin Mihai Cimpeanu in a meeting with National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo in Romania on Sunday......

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