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 2022-08-08 07:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Charging EV car catches fire on Jeju Island...

An electric vehicle (EV) caught fire early Monday morning while charging on Jeju Island. According to the local fire department, a 2019 Ioniq EV model that was charging in front of a house in Topyeong-dong in Jeju caught fire around 5 a.m. Monday....

 2022-08-08 07:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Parts of Incheon submerged due to heavy rains...

Parts of Bupyeong District, Incheon, were submerged as heavy rain continued throughout the morning on Monday. As of 1 p.m., the accumulated precipitation in Incheon amounted to 87.1 millimeters (3.4 inches)....

 2022-08-08 07:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hwang Ui-jo still waiting as Wolves try to lowball Bordeaux: Reports...

The Hwang Ui-jo transfer saga continues Monday with reports that Wolverhampton Wanderers' initial offer for the Bordeaux top scorer was 2 million euros ($1.5 million) with an additional 1 million euros if Wolves makes it to the Champions League....

 2022-08-08 07:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Quotas to be ended in some visa categories, increased in others...

The quota on visas for skilled workers specializing in welding and the painting of ships will be lifted from next month. Currently, the quota for welders is 600 and ship painters 300....

 2022-08-08 07:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Jung Woo-sung talks friendship in film ahead of 'Hunt' debut...

Actor Jung Woo-sung feels just how ardently fans have been waiting for the on-screen reunion of him and his longtime best friend and colleague Lee Jung-jae as the duo promote their upcoming film "Hunt" together. "I really do" feel it, Jung...

 2022-08-08 07:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Joo-hyung earns PGA Tour card with Wyndham Championship win...

Kim Joo-hyung officially joins the PGA Tour after winning his first-ever title on Sunday at the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina....

 2022-08-08 07:01 

Korea Joongang Daily

Park Eun-bin to hold her first fan meet-and-greet on Sept. 3...

"Extraordinary Attorney Woo" star Park Eun-bin will hold her first fan meet-and-greet on Sept. 3, according to her agency Namoo Actors on Monday. The meet-and-greet session titled "Eunbin Note: Blank Space" (translated) will take place at ...

 2022-08-08 06:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

North's SPA will meet on Sept. 7...

North Korea will convene a key parliamentary meeting in Pyongyang next month to discuss organizational and other pending issues, its state media said Monday....

 2022-08-08 06:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

JYP to hold music competition under theme of 'positive social impact'...

JYP Entertainment will hold a music competition under the theme of "positive social impact," the K-pop powerhouse announced Monday. The competition titled "Songs That Care" seeks "any songs to create a better future for the world,"...

 2022-08-08 06:04 

Korea Joongang Daily

Netflix's 'The Accidental Narco' to begin streaming in September...

Netflix will launch its new series...

 2022-08-08 04:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Cravity to release English-lyric single 'Boogie Woogie' this week...

Boy band Cravity is set to release its first English-lyric single...

 2022-08-08 03:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kang Ki-young of 'Extraordinary Attorney Woo' tests positive for Covid-19...
 2022-08-08 03:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

aespa's first Japan showcase saw 40,000 audience members...

Girl group aespa held its first showcase in Japan over the weekend, with a stadium full of 40,000 people, said SM Entertainment on Monday....

 2022-08-08 02:16 

Korea Joongang Daily

K-pop boy bands Ateez, Enhypen make top 10 on Billboard 200 albums chart...

K-pop boy bands Ateez and Enhypen made their first entry into the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart on Sunday. Ateez entered the Billboard 200 at No. 3 with its latest EP...

 2022-08-08 02:16 

Korea Joongang Daily

Blackpink's 'Pink Venom' to be released Aug. 19 ahead of album...

Blackpink on Aug. 19 will pre-release its single "Pink Venom," the girl group's agency YG Entertainment said Monday. On Aug. 19 at 1 p.m., Blackpink will drop "Pink Venom" and the song's music video via YouTube and music streaming ...

 2022-08-08 02:16 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea states intention to participate in Chip 4...

The Korean government recently informed the United States of its intention to participate in the preliminary meeting of "Chip 4," a semiconductor supply chain consultative body led by the United States which includes Korea, Japan and Taiwan......

 2022-08-08 01:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Monday's Covid-19 cases reach 55,292...

New confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Korea stood at 55,292 Monday, up from the previous Monday's 44,689. The average number of confirmed cases over the past week is 103,411....

 2022-08-08 01:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

'I’ve never been to a traditional market because the supermarket was closed'...

The regulation that requires big retailers to close their stores for two days a month may be relaxed for the first time in ten years....

 2022-08-08 01:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Joo-hyung wins first PGA title at Wyndham Championship...

Kim Joo-hyung won his first-ever PGA Tour title on Sunday at the Wyndham Championship, carding a 20-under-par 260, five strokes ahead of countryman Im Sung-jae and John Huh of the United States....

 2022-08-08 01:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Instagram's NFT posts to be expanded to Korea...

Instagram announced Monday that it will allow users to post non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in more than 100 countries around the world, including Korea....

 2022-08-08 01:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 황희찬, 포르투갈에서의 인종차별에 대해 비판하다...

Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Hwang Heechan spoke out against racism in an Instagram post on Monday, a day after being subjected to discriminatory gestures during a friendly against Portuguese side Farense at Estdio Algarve in the Algarve......

 2022-08-07 10:06 

Korea Joongang Daily

Threat to foreign language high schools roils parents...

The Ministry of Education has once again found itself in the crosshairs after suggesting that so-called foreign language high schools could be entirely scrapped....

 2022-08-07 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

New Gwanghwamun Square is opened to the public...

Gwanghwamun Square, a major plaza in downtown Seoul, opened to the public Saturday after 21 months of redevelopment....

 2022-08-07 09:09 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ji Han-sol wins Jeju Samdasoo Masters with big comeback...

Ji Han-sol won the Jeju Samdasoo Masters on Sunday after a big comeback against 54-hole-leader Choi Ye-rim who was looking for her first-ever KLPGA title....

 2022-08-07 08:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Nurse dies trying to save patients in Icheon blaze...

Jang Jae-gu, head of the Icheon Fire Station, said it appeared the 50-year-old nurse had enough time to evacuate, but died trying to get her patients out....

 2022-08-07 08:12 

Korea Joongang Daily

The Boyz wrap up world tour with Seoul encore concerts...

The Boyz concluded its world tour with three encore concerts at the KSPO Dome in eastern Seoul on Sunday, greeting fans in Korea ahead of its upcoming EP. The band of eleven — Sangyeon, Jacob, Younghoon, Hyunjae, Juyeon, Kevin, New, Q, Juhaknyeon .....

 2022-08-07 08:12 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea looks to take home trophy at Little League Intermediate World Series...

Korea will play at the final of the Little League Intermediate World Series, looking for their third title at the event, on Sunday in Livermore, California, or at 10 a.m. Monday in Korea....

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

So summery...

Visitors enjoy a summer-themed exhibition themed at Galleria Department Store in Apgujeong-dong in southern Seoul on Sunday....

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea's sixth Covid wave might be smaller but longer...

New Covid-19 cases topped 100,000 for the sixth consecutive day on Sunday as Korea's sixth virus wave struggles to peak....

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

[CELEB] Kim Hyang-gi ready to take her acting career to next level...

Popular child actor Kim Hyang-gi is building a new image for herself as she takes on more mature roles in the ongoing series "Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist" and film "Hansan: Rising Dragon." "Poong, The Joseon Psychiatrist" is tvN...

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Soundtracks offer an easy way for artists to reach new fans...

For many Korean musicians today, the quickest way to get a song into the charts isn't a snappy music video or a cutting-edge collaboration, it's getting on the soundtrack of the latest hit TV show....

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea leads in sleep debt in addition to household debt...

Retailers in Korea are introducing various sleep aids as the country becomes one of the most sleep-deprived in the world....

 2022-08-07 07:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

E-commerce companies battle it out for the best in the business...

Competition to recruit high-ranking tech personnel is fierce in the e-commerce market, as companies actively scout people who have experience working abroad or at rival companies....

 2022-08-07 06:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

PPP's wagons circle to exclude suspended Lee...

Daegu Mayor Hong Joon-pyo, an influential People Power Party (PPP) figure, warned the party's embattled chairman against seeking a court injunction to end his suspension from the party, saying it would only be an "ineffective tantrum."...

 2022-08-07 06:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Latin American films...

Ambassadors from 12 countries in Latin America celebrating the 60th anniversary of relations with Korea this year and members of the Korea Foundation celebrate the opening of the KF World Cinema Week at the Jeongdong 1928 Art Center in central......

 2022-08-07 06:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lee Jae-myung has early lead in race for DP chairmanship...

Lee Jae-myung, candidate for the Democratic Party (DP) in last March's presidential election, swept the first round of regional voting to elect a new party chairman....

 2022-08-07 01:31 

Korea Joongang Daily

Confident Tottenham start season with big 4-1 win...

Tottenham Hotspur kicked off their 2022-23 Premier League campaign with a big 4-1 win over Southampton on Saturday, looking calm and confident as they overcame an early deficit to start the new season with a bang....

 2022-08-07 01:31 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hwang Hee-chan grabs an assist as Wolves struggle in first outing...

The 2022-23 Premier League season had barely started when Wolverhampton Wanderers' Hwang Hee-chan picked up his first assist, heading on the ball for what would turn out to be Wolves' only goal in a tough 2-1 loss to Leeds United....

 2022-08-06 22:40 

Korea Joongang Daily

Peak-wage debate becomes generational conflict in finance...

Peak-wage system is leading to workplace disputes, especially in finance and especially in financial companies that are state owned. Older workers on the peak-wage system are slacking off, younger workers are saying....

 2022-08-06 08:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

[YOUR PLAYLIST] P1Harmony members finally get to hear fans loud and clear — and they're loving it...

P1Harmony is back to shout who they are, and it's resonating. The boy band dropped its fourth EP "Harmony : Zero In" on July 20. In its lead track "Doom Du Doom," an upbeat hip-hop number, P1Harmony cheerfully proclaims to the world, &...

 2022-08-05 22:51 

Korea Joongang Daily

[WHY] Is it time for Korea to repeal the death penalty?...

Korea is officially pro-capital punishment, but no one has actually been put to death for the last 25 years. A total of 59 inmates are on death row in Korea as of July 2022, but no executions have taken place since Dec. 30, 1997. With ......

 2022-08-05 09:33 

Korea Joongang Daily

Comedian Park Na-rae to undergo surgery for cruciate ligament injury...

Comedian Park Na-rae will receive surgery for a cruciate ligament injury, JDB Entertainment said Friday. "Park Na-rae was filming for a commercial when she got involved in an accident in which her cruciate ligament was ruptured to the point that......

 2022-08-05 09:33 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lotte Shopping reports 45.5 billion won second quarter net...

Lotte Shopping logged a net profit of 45.5 billion won ($35.1 million) in the second quarter, compared to a net loss of 34.5 billion won in the same quarter the previous year due to customers returning to its branches....

 2022-08-05 09:32 

Korea Joongang Daily

Danuri heads to the moon and takes Korea into space club...

A Korean spacecraft is on its way to the moon after successfully launching and successfully reaching a slingshot trajectory....

 2022-08-05 09:32 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kakao's e-commerce business to operate independently...

Kakao's e-commerce business will operate more independently as the company seeks to get the unit back on track. The technology company has been experimenting with various structures to manage and oversee its e-commerce operations....

 2022-08-05 08:35 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ex-GFriend member Yerin to hold fan meet on Aug. 19...

Yerin, an ex-member of disbanded girl group GFriend, is holding an in-person fan meet and greet on Aug. 19, fan community platform Universe said Friday. Titled "Happy Yerin Day," the event celebrates Yerin's birthday. Anyone can apply to atten...

 2022-08-05 08:35 

Korea Joongang Daily

Girls’ Generation holds press conference ahead of release of full-length album 'Forever 1'...

Girls' Generation held a press conference to promote its upcoming full-length album "Forever 1" on Friday. It's been five years since the girl group last dropped the full-length album "Holiday Night," which had the lead tracks "...

 2022-08-05 07:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

Naver results fall far short of expectations in second quarter...

Naver's second-quarter net profit declined 70.7 percent on year to 158.5 billion won ($122.1 million), falling short of a market consensus of 320.6 billion won compiled by FnGuide. The plunge was due to losses incurred by Naver investments amid ......

 2022-08-05 07:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

Work regulations are too rigid in Korea, the FKI argues...

Korea's working hour system is more rigid than that of the United States, Japan, Germany, Britain and France, and the system needs to be improved, the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) said Thursday....

 2022-08-05 06:41 

Korea Joongang Daily

Rapper Beenzino and his German model girlfriend Stefanie Michova have married...

Rapper Beenzino and his German model girlfriend Stefanie Michova have married, the couple announced Friday. Beenzino and Michova posted photos to their respective Instagram accounts of them registering their marriage at the Yongsan District......

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