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 2022-09-20 16:10 

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Why did Yoon omit NK from UN speech?...

President Yoon Suk-yeol left North Korea out of his first UN speech, which is an unusual move for a South Korean leader speaking at a multinational platform, in what watchers say is likely to be a calculated move. On Tuesday afternoon in New Y...

 2022-09-20 16:04 

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LG Innotek to show off substrate products at trade show...

LG Innotek said Wednesday that it is showcasing its latest substrate products at an international trade show kicking off this week. The electronics component manufacturer will be participating in the Korea International Electronic Circuits and Packag...

 2022-09-20 15:55 

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Gyeonggi Province bus union headed for strike...

The bus drivers' union in Gyeonggi Province, under the Federation of Korean Trade Unions, appears set for a general strike later this month, with an overwhelming majority of members supporting the plan. The union on Tuesday voted on the plan to...

 2022-09-20 15:53 

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Revenge crimes rising, but arrests still uncommon...

Revenge crimes, some resulting in murder, are on the rise, but the number of suspects taken into custody remains low, despite the potential for retaliation being stipulated as a reason for detention. According to National Police Agency data obtained...

 2022-09-20 15:53 

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Posco-OCI JV starts construction of new battery material plant...

Posco Chemical said Wednesday that its joint venture with OCI Co., called P&O Chemical, has started construction of a new local plant to produce a key coating material used in secondary batteries. The plant, located Gongju, South Chungcheong Province...

 2022-09-20 15:53 

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[Feature] Pop-up stores become key part of K-pop marketing strategy...

On May 30, thousands of fans flocked to The Hyundai Seoul in Yeouido during the early morning hours to line up for Stray Kids' pop-up store. A long single-file queue at Yeouido Station Exit No. 3 connecting the department store to the subway st...

 2022-09-20 15:35 

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[Hwang's China and the World] Seeking new Korea-China relations: Evaluating politics and diplomacy...

Now is the time for Korea and China to look back on the past, face the present and talk about the future. Over the past 30 years, Korea-China relations have developed explosively. The establishment of Korea-China diplomatic relations was an important...

 2022-09-20 15:25 

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[Contribution] Emergence of new donors offers fresh opportunities to address global challenges...

The emergence of middle-income developing countries willing to share their knowledge, expertise and resources through their own assistance programs offers new opportunities for partnerships and points to the changing dynamics in development cooperati...

 2022-09-20 15:16 

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Kolon FnC to launch upcycled bags featuring BTS stage outfits...

South Korean textile company Kolon Industries FnC said Wednesday it will launch an upcycled bag collection featuring pieces of stage outfits worn by BTS, through its fashion brand Re;cod, on Sept. 28. Upcycling refers to the creative reuse of old pro...

 2022-09-20 15:01 

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SM Entertainment, Everland announce SMCU-themed experience zone...

Leading K-pop agency SM Entertainment said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Everland, South Korea's largest outdoor amusement park, to create a zone where parkgoers and fans of artists affiliated with SM can have fu...

 2022-09-20 14:26 

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Herald Artday, Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation promote young artists...

Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation and Herald Artday are hosting "Discoveries 2022," an exhibition introducing 15 emerging artists, at Summit Gallery in Gangnam-gu, southern Seoul. The exhibition shows some 60 works by five artists based in Gy...

 2022-09-20 13:58 

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Pianist Paik Kun-woo's search for musical freedom brings us 'Goyescas'...

Pianist Paik Kun-woo saw Alicia de Larrocha performing Granados' "Goyescas" when he was in New York as a student. That was likely a concert on Dec. 7, 1967, that took place at Carnegie Hall to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the...

 2022-09-20 13:19 

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National Museum of Korea apologizes over Chinese museum exhibition controversy...

The National Museum of Korea issued an apology Tuesday evening over the recent controversy surrounding the omission of two ancient Korean kingdoms in a chronology of Korean history at a National Museum of China exhibition in Beijing. "It is our...

 2022-09-20 12:50 

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[Korea Quiz] (21) Island of three abundances...

Q: Jeju has the nickname "Samdado," the island of three abundances, because three things are known to be in ample supply there. Which of the following does not belong to the three? A. Woman B. Stone C. Wind D. Fish Find the answer at th...

 2022-09-20 12:29 

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The past and the present of weather prediction...

By Yoo Hee-dong, Administrator of the Korea Meteorological Administration A series of unexpected extreme weather events have been reported this summer in the United States and Europe. In the eastern US, more than 1,400 records for high temperatures w...

 2022-09-20 12:10 

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S. Korea, US Marines develop 5-year plan to bolster combined amphibious exercises...

South Korean and US Marine Corps have developed a five-year plan to strengthen combined amphibious landing exercises, a US military unit here said Wednesday, amid the allies' move to sharpen deterrence against evolving North Korean threats. The...

 2022-09-20 12:02 

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Yoon asks UN chief for stern response to N.Korea provocations...

NEW YORK -- South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday and called for a stern international response if North Korea conducts an additional nuclear test, an official said. The two met on the margins...

 2022-09-20 10:54 

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In letter to Xi, N. Korean leader highlights strong bilateral ties against 'hostile forces'...

In a letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un stressed that relations between the two sides will continue to grow despite "heinous isolation" from "hostile forces," according to Pyongyang's stat...

 2022-09-20 10:45 

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Seoul stocks open lower on fret over aggressive rate hikes by Fed...

South Korean stocks opened lower Wednesday, tracking an overnight loss on Wall Street, as investors bet that the Federal Reserve will deliver another sharp rate hike this week. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) inched down 8.04...

 2022-09-20 10:41 

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S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases dip to 10-week low for Wednesday...

South Korea's new COVID-19 cases remained below 50,000 for five days in a row Wednesday, as the pandemic has been in retreat for two months and the country has tried to resume pre-pandemic normalcy. The country reported 41,286 new COVID-19 infec...

 2022-09-20 10:34 

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Captain Sonny looking to build on hat trick in World Cup tuneup vs. Costa Rica...

Having recently flipped the narrative on his season with a stunning hat trick, Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min will look to stay hot as South Korea's captain in a World Cup tuneup match this week. Son and South Korea will host Costa Rica at...

 2022-09-20 10:28 

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ADB cuts 2023 growth outlook for S. Korean economy to 2.3%...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday slashed its 2023 growth outlook for the South Korean economy to 2.3 percent amid growing concerns that monetary tightening in the United States and other major countries will likely slow down global econo...

 2022-09-20 10:24 

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Subway murder suspect says he was 'truly crazy'...

The suspect in the shocking subway murder case said Wednesday he "has done a truly crazy thing" as police referred him to the prosecution for further investigation and indictment. The Seoul Metro employee was apprehended a week earlier at S...

 2022-09-20 10:20 

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S. Korea seeks 'political' solution to US inflation law: industry minister...

WASHINGTON -- South Korea hopes to find a political solution to the new US law on inflation that excludes South Korean-made electric vehicles (EVs) from US tax benefits, South Korean Industry Minister Lee Chang-yang said Tuesday. Lee made the remarks...

 2022-09-20 09:01 

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[Graphic News] Processed food consumption up 18.4% throughout pandemic: RDA...

South Korea's expenditure on processed food consumption grew approximately 18 percent during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, a public institution survey analysis showed. According to the state-run Rural Development Administration, the c...

 2022-09-20 06:30 

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[Editorial] Wasteful investigations...

All activities of the Special Investigation Commission on Social Disasters ended on Sept. 10 with no outcomes to speak of. The commission was launched in the days of President Moon Jae-in's administration to find the truth about deaths apparent...

 2022-09-20 06:28 

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[Kim Seong-kon] How to become an internationally esteemed country...

There is a saying that you can easily find quite a few rich countries, but you have to go quite far before you find an internationally esteemed country. In other words, becoming a respectable country is more difficult than being a rich country. Respe...

 2022-09-20 03:33 

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Global crisis can be overcome with freedom and solidarity, Yoon says at UN...

President Yoon Suk-yeol expressed his willingness to lead cooperation and international solidarity to protect the international order based on universal values and norms of freedom, human rights and the rule of law in a keynote speech at the 77th hig...

 2022-09-19 21:43 

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S. Korean troops joined allied drills in California this month for interoperability: U.S. military...

South Korean soldiers conducted combined training with their American fellows at a key training center in California earlier this month, the U.S. military said Tuesday, amid the allies' stepped-up move to sharpen deterrence against North Korean threa...

 2022-09-19 21:39 

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Prosecutors drop sexual bribery allegations against ex-PPP leader Lee...

Police have decided not to refer Lee Jun-seok, the former chairman of the ruling People Power Party, to the prosecution for indictment over allegations he received sexual services as bribery from a businessman about 10 years ago. The 37-year-old Lee...

 2022-09-19 21:34 

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Ex-unification minister questioned in probe into 2019 repatriation of 2 N. Korean fishermen...

Prosecutors on Tuesday questioned former Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul as part of an investigation into allegations involving the previous government's repatriation of two North Korean fishermen in 2019, officials said. Kim has been accused of o...

 2022-09-19 21:29 

Korea Herald

US made dialogue offer to N. Korea in July, no response yet: envoy...

The United States made yet another dialogue offer to North Korea this summer through a communication channel in New York, but the North has not responded, Washington's top nuclear envoy said Tuesday. US Special Representative for North Korea Sung Kim...

 2022-09-19 19:34 

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'Yoon should have met Pelosi,' says ruling party lawmaker...

On the second day of the National Assembly's interpellation session on Tuesday, Rep. Yoon Sang-hyun of the ruling People Power Party said President Yoon Suk-yeol "should have met with" US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi during her...

 2022-09-19 19:28 

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Visa applications open for additional 10,000 foreign E-9 workers...

The South Korean government has started receiving application from foreign workers who hope to work here on a nonprofessional employment visa. From Sept. 19-29, workers are able to apply for a nonprofessional employment E-9 visa via the Employment Pe...

 2022-09-19 19:13 

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[Today's K-pop] Ive to officially debut in Japan next month...

Ive will make its official debut in Japan on Oct. 19, the group confirmed Tuesday. The six-member band released a Japanese-language version of debut song "Eleven" in advance on the day, debuting at No. 16 on Line Music'...

 2022-09-19 19:06 

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[Photo News] Companion for the blind...

A guide dog walks with a trainer during a press event at Samsung Guide Dog School in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, Tuesday. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance held the event to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the program, a pet project of the late Samsun...

 2022-09-19 18:58 

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UCLG Congress to be held at Daejeon next month...

Daejeon is making the final preparations for the international summit of local and regional governments in October, along with entertainment to welcome visitors. Daejeon will host the 2022 UCLG Congress World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders at t...

 2022-09-19 18:57 

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Director Kim Hong-sun returns with spine-chilling 'Project Wolf Hunting'...

Not too long after presenting his Netflix series "Money Heist: Korea -- Joint Economic Area," director Kim Hong-sun is back with a bloody gore film, "Project Wolf Hunting." "Project Wolf Hunting" opens with Korean...

 2022-09-19 18:53 

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MEDIA RELATIONS -- National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo (center) poses with foreign journalists at the National Assembly in Seoul on Tuesday. Kim and the journalists discussed a range of issues, including Seoul's position on the Inflation Reduc...

 2022-09-19 18:39 

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#Milkis sales volume grows over 800 percent in Taiwan...

Korean beverage firm Lotte Chilsung's creamy soda Milkis has become hugely popular in Taiwan, with more than 10 million cans being sold in the first eight months of this year, according to the company on Tuesday. Since it entered the Taiwanes...

 2022-09-19 18:10 

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SCI Information, CrePASS Solution to create new credit rating model...

SCI Information Service and CrePASS Solution signed a new partnership on Friday to boost business cooperation and create a new credit rating model for the financially marginalized. Under the partnership, the two South Korean credit rating agencies wi...

 2022-09-19 17:37 

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Seoul stocks snap 4-day losing streak ahead of Fed policy meeting...

Seoul stocks ended their four-day losing streak on Tuesday as investors scooped up oversold stocks ahead of the Fed's policy meeting later this week. The Korean won rose against the US dollar. After opening higher, the benchmark Korea Composite...

 2022-09-19 17:24 

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Foreign ministers of South Korea, Japan vow 'sincere efforts' to resolve historic disputes...

Foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan agreed to work together to resolve historic disputes in a bilateral meeting in New York, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin and his Japanese counterpart, Yoshimasa...

 2022-09-19 17:22 

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Ultium Cells to start mass production within October...

Ultium Cells, a battery joint venture of US carmaker General Motors and South Korean battery cell manufacturer LG Energy Solution, will begin mass production at its Ohio plant no later than October, a high-ranking official of LG Energy Solution said...

 2022-09-19 17:11 

Korea Herald

Portion of renewables in Korea's power generation tops 20% for 1st time...

SEJONG -- South Korea has seen the portion of power generation facilities for renewable energy of the total generation output exceeding 20 percent for the first time this year, state data showed Tuesday. According to the Korea Power Exchange, the ca...

 2022-09-19 17:09 

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[Newsmaker] Can Britain's King Charles fill his treasured mother's shoes?...

LONDON -- Teenager Olivia Burch waited for hours in a queue with other mourners to pay a final tribute to Queen Elizabeth as her body lay in state. But despite that devotion, she thought Britain should no longer have a monarchy. "I think it's go...

 2022-09-19 17:06 

Korea Herald

S. Korea to spend W200b for R&D digitalization...

South Korea will spend 200 billion won ($144 million) on digital integration strategy projects over the next five years to shorten the time researchers take to solve complex problem surrounding new technologies by decades, the Ministry of Science sai...

 2022-09-19 16:57 

Korea Herald

Korean battery makers set for growth as demand outside China soars...

Three major South Korean battery cell makers -- LG Energy Solution, SK On and Samsung SDI -- are projected to see steady growth in revenue and profitability in the next few years as they race to meet the growing demand for secondary batteries to powe...

 2022-09-19 16:54 

Korea Herald

Saudi public VC funds in town in search of Korean startups...

Saudi Arabia's two major public investment funds have arrived in South Korea to look for local startups to add to their portfolios, the Seoul Metropolitan Government said Tuesday. Jada, a fund-of-funds set up by Saudi sovereign wealth fund Pub...

 2022-09-19 16:48 

Korea Herald

Upbit Developer Conference to return in person this week...

The Upbit Developer Conference, the nation's largest blockchain developer conference, will be back in person this year after two years of pandemic disruptions. According to Dunamu, the operator of South Korean crypto exchange Upbit, on Tuesday, the...

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