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 2022-01-26 06:41 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-3...

SKC 147,500 UP 1,500HANWHA SOLUTIONS 33,750 DN 150MS IND ......

 2022-01-26 06:41 

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KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-2...

ShinhanGroup 38,300 UP 600HITEJINRO 29,400 DN 500Yuhan ......

 2022-01-26 06:40 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 200 Closing Price List-1...

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- Wednesday's closing prices (KRW) of KOSPI 200 stocks trade......

 2022-01-26 06:39 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Kia Q4 net rises 30 pct on weak won, SUVs...

(ATTN: UPDATES with details in paras 4-5, 10-11) SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- Kia Corp., S......

 2022-01-26 06:39 

South China Morning Post

Lithuania considers modifying Taiwan representation name to defuse diplomatic row with Beijing...

Lithuanian officials, seeking to defuse a row with Beijing, are discussing whether to ask their Taiwanese counterparts to modify the Chinese translation of the name of Taiwan's de facto embassy in Vilnius, two sources told Reuters.The self-ruled islan...

 2022-01-26 06:38 

China Post

Taiwan confirms 46 local and imported COVID-19 cases...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) reported 46 new local COVID-19 cases and 46 imported infections on Wednesday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 18,503. The local infections include 24 men and 22 women, a...

 2022-01-26 06:33 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 882.09 DN 7.35 points (close)...
 2022-01-26 06:33 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 2,709.24 DN 11.15 points (close)...
 2022-01-26 06:31 

Yonhap News

Dollar ends at 1,197.7 won DN from 1,198.6 won...
 2022-01-26 06:31 

Korea Herald

[Kim Myong-sik] Outlook for March election is getting clearer...

Politicians make speeches far more than ordinary people do, even more than salespeople, perhaps. They speak of the policies they are pushing for the interests of the people, present their opinions about domestic and international issues, and expose t...

 2022-01-26 06:31 

Korea Herald

[Jonathan Bernstein] Don't panic, Joe Biden. Be like Reagan...

The New York Times reports that US President Joe Biden "will retreat from the tangle of day-to-day negotiations with members of his own party that have made him seem powerless to advance key priorities, according to senior White House advisers....

 2022-01-26 06:30 

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Too busy to talk...

It is unprecedented that a much-anticipated and potentially crucial presidential press conference was abruptly canceled with only three days left before the event, citing a controversial, if not dubious, reason. President Moon Jae-in was scheduled...

 2022-01-26 06:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

K-zombies set to lurch into school in new Netflix series...

K-zombies have taken over the Korean Peninsula from hijacking a KTX train headed to Busan, laying claim to an apartment complex and even in the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). But for the first time, K-zombies are going to be wreaking havoc on a school....

 2022-01-26 06:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Daily Covid cases top 13,000, greatest by far...

Daily Covid-19 cases surged over 13,000 cases Wednesday, the highest ever for Korea....

 2022-01-26 06:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Galaxy S22s to be unpacked on Feb. 9...

Samsung Electronics has set a date for the introduction of its Galaxy S22 series: Feb. 9....

 2022-01-26 06:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea to face Japan in final group match at Asian Cup...

The Korean women's football team will face Japan at Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune, India on Thursday in their final group stage game of the 2022 Women's Asian Cup....

 2022-01-26 06:24 

Japan Times

Mitakeumi primed to shed 'inconsistent' image with historic ozeki promotion...

Rather than solely benefiting from good timing and a weakened top division, Mitakeumi is arguably just now fulfilling his potential....

 2022-01-26 06:23 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Hyundai E&C 2021 net more than doubles...

(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with details; CHANGES headline) SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- Hyu......

 2022-01-26 06:19 

Central News Agency

Ex-boyfriend of DPP lawmaker indicted on 8 charges - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Jan. 26 (CNA) New Taipei prosecutors have recommended that Raphael Lin (), a former boyfriend of lawmaker Kao Chia-yu (), be punished harshly after indicting him on eight different charges, including for hurting and intimidating Kao....

 2022-01-26 06:15 

Japan Times

Soccer players suffering from COVID effects after initial recovery...

The longer-term effects of the virus are now being seen in the game, with one study suggesting even players' passing quality can suffer....

 2022-01-26 06:14 

Nikkei Asian Review

7-Eleven operator under pressure as U.S. investor demands overhaul...

TOKYO -- Japan's largest retail group, Seven & i Holdings, is facing mounting pressure to overhaul its business, with a U.S. investor urging it to...

 2022-01-26 06:14 

Nikkei Asian Review

SoftBank-backed Z Holdings joins Japan quick commerce fray...

TOKYO -- SoftBank-backed Japanese internet services company Z Holdings on Wednesday launched a...

 2022-01-26 06:12 

RTHK News

Laws to be amended to combat spying: Chris Tang...

Security Secretary Chris Tang on Wednesday said the Official Secrets Ordinance will be amended to better tackle espionage in Hong Kong.Speaking at a Legislative Council meeting, he said certain countries have been attempting to engage in activities to end...

 2022-01-26 06:12 

South China Morning Post

Former Hong Kong lawmaker jailed for 4 months for exposing ICAC investigation into police commander...

Former Hong Kong opposition lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting has been jailed for four months for exposing a corruption investigation into a police commander on duty when a mob attacked protesters and commuters at Yuen Long MTR station on July 21, 2019.The 44-year-...

 2022-01-26 06:12 

Yonhap News

New outfielders for NC Dinos gunning for championship in 1st season together...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- With rich deals in their bags, two new outfield......

 2022-01-26 06:05 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close down 0.15% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Jan. 26 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 26.72 points, or 0.15 percent, at 17,674.4 Wednesday on turnover of NT$224.109 billion (US$8.09 billion)....

 2022-01-26 06:04 

China Post

Indonesia's capital is sinking, polluted and now moving...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta is congested, polluted, prone to earthquakes and rapidly sinking into the Java Sea. Now the government is leaving, and moving the country's capital to the island of Borneo. President Joko Widodo envisions the co...

 2022-01-26 06:04 

China Post

Alaska governor lays out optimistic vision in annual speech...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy laid out an optimistic vision of the state's future Tuesday during an election year address to lawmakers that comes amid a period of higher oil prices and follows a year marked by drawn-out, bruisi...

 2022-01-26 06:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea, China agree to prior notices in case of resources exports ban...

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and China agreed Wednesday to send prior notificati......

 2022-01-26 06:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea, ASEAN nations to launch joint R&D projects in green, digital techs...

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and major Southeast Asian nations agreed Wednesday ......

 2022-01-26 05:59 

Yonhap News

Lee vows to push for 4 1/2-day workweek...

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- Ruling party presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung said Wednesda......

 2022-01-26 05:58 

China Post

Beijing sees uptick in COVID cases ahead of Olympics...

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese capital reported 14 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as it began a third round of mass testing of millions of people in the run-up to the Winter Olympics. The mass testing announcement, made late Tuesday by Beijing's Fe...

 2022-01-26 05:55 

NHK

Macron: Russia may pay price if it attacks Ukraine...

French President Emmanuel Macron has warned Russia it would pay a high price if it attacks Ukraine....

 2022-01-26 05:54 

China Post

Sanogo leads No. 20 UConn to 96-73 win over Georgetown...

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley likes the way his team's offense has rounded into form after getting healthy and weathering a pandemic-related pause that stretched from December into January. Adama Sanogo, who missed four games in De...

 2022-01-26 05:54 

China Post

No. 12 Kentucky needs OT to give Calipari his 800th win...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kellan Grady scored eight points in overtime, including consecutive 3-pointers about a minute apart, and Sahvir Wheeler added two free throws to lift No. 12 Kentucky over Mississippi State 82-74 on Tuesday night. Grady finished...

 2022-01-26 05:54 

Yonhap News

Emerging skeleton slider not getting caught up in pre-Olympic hype...

By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea produced its first Olympic champion......

 2022-01-26 05:53 

China Post

Curry and Warriors rout Mavericks 130-92...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry had 18 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, rookie Jonathan Kuminga put on a show in the fourth and scored 22 points, and the Golden State Warriors routed Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks 130-92 on Tuesday ...

 2022-01-26 05:53 

China Post

The Latest: Iga Swiatek into Australian Open semifinals...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Wednesday (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Former French Open champion Iga Swiatek has improved on her stellar record against players ranked outside the top 30 at Grand Slam tournaments wi...

 2022-01-26 05:52 

China Post

Colorado completes comeback in 82-78 win over Oregon...

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Jabari Walker scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Colorado overcame an early deficit to beat Oregon 82-78 on Tuesday night, ending the Ducks' six-game winning streak. It was the first time in the last 13 games betwee...

 2022-01-26 05:51 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Court grants Ahn's request to stop TV debate between Lee, Yoon...

(ATTN: UPDATES with court comments in last 2 paras) SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- A court o......

 2022-01-26 05:49 

Yonhap News

(2nd LD) S. Korea hits grim COVID-19 milestone of over 13,000 daily cases as omicron fears worsen...

(ATTN: ADDS details on COVID-19 pill, vaccine deliveries in last 3 paras; minor edits) ......

 2022-01-26 05:48 

RTHK News

School suspension hurts children's eyes: research...

Researchers from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University say they have found a substantial increase in the number of primary school pupils developing astigmatism after face-to-face classes were suspended for a considerable period of time last year.The resear...

 2022-01-26 05:46 

Yonhap News

Hyundai E&C turns to black in Q4...

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. on Wednesday reporte......

 2022-01-26 05:46 

Yonhap News

Hyundai Engineering & Construction 2021 net income up 141.3 pct. to 549.5 bln won...

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. on Wednesday reporte......

 2022-01-26 05:43 

South China Morning Post

Omicron: growing fear among residents on locked-down Hong Kong estate of cross-infections in tower blocks...

Fears over Covid-19 cross-infections among thousands of residents locked down at an Omicron-hit public housing estate in Hong Kong have escalated, with experts warning a further rise in cases over the next few days may indicate internal transmissions have...

 2022-01-26 05:43 

Ecns.cn

IMF downgrades 2022 global growth forecast to 4.4 pct amid Omicron surge...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday projected the global economy to grow by 4.4 percent in 2022, down by 0.5 percentage points from October's forecast, according to a newly released update to its World Economic Outlook report....

 2022-01-26 05:42 

NHK

Horyuji Temple holds fire-prevention drill...

An ancient Buddhist temple in the western Japanese prefecture of Nara held a fire-prevention drill on Wednesday. January 26 is designated in Japan as Fire Prevention Day for Cultural Properties....

 2022-01-26 05:41 

Japan Times

Japan children infected during delta surge hospitalized more often than in earlier waves...

The hospitalization rate of children during the delta wave between August and October of 2021 was 14 times higher than during previous waves....

 2022-01-26 05:40 

Yonhap News

Moon hopes for free trade deal with Mexico...

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in expressed hope Wednesday for a free trade......

 2022-01-26 05:34 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Military reports 160 more COVID-19 cases...

(ATTN: UPDATES with USFK cases in last 3 paras) SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea&a......

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