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 2022-08-01 08:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Audio dramas — today's radio dramas — get a webtoon boost...

The radio dramas of yore are making a comeback as audio dramas based on web novels. Radio dramas are a form of sound-only storytelling that started in the 1920s pre-television era. They are regaining popularity through online ......

 2022-08-01 07:20 

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Dominant weekend sees Kim close to locking in PGA Tour card...

Kim Joo-hyung essentially secured his PGA Tour card on Sunday, finishing in seventh place at the Rocket Mortgage Classic held at Detroit Golf Club in Detroit, Michigan....

 2022-08-01 07:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

Foreign ministry files argument in forced labor case...

The Foreign Ministry submitted an argument to the Supreme Court last week explaining its efforts to reach a diplomatic solution with Japan on the issue of compensation for Koreans forced to work during World War II. The Supreme Court is expected......

 2022-08-01 07:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

S-Oil to co-develop hydrogen-related technologies with FCI...

S-Oil will co-develop hydrogen-related technologies with Fuel Cell Innovations (FCI), Daejeon-based fuel cell research company, the oil refiner said Monday....

 2022-08-01 07:19 

Korea Joongang Daily

J-Hope becomes first Korean to perform on main stage at Lollapalooza...

J-Hope of BTS lit up Sunday night at the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago. The boy band member headlined one of the main stages on July 31 and performed about 20 numbers at the annual four-day music festival held in Chicago's Grand Park. ......

 2022-08-01 07:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Action comedy 'Cross' now playing, with actors Hwang Jung-min, Yum Jung-ah, Jeon Hye-jin...

Action comedy film...

 2022-08-01 07:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Mayor Oh Se-hoon issues blanket invitation to Seoul...

SINGAPORE — 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....

 2022-08-01 07:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Seventeen's 'Sector 17' enters Billboard 200 albums chart at No. 4...

Boy band Seventeen entered the Billboard 200 albums chart with...

 2022-08-01 07:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Wolves forward Hwang Hee-chan suffers racist abuse in Farense friendly...

Wolverhampton Wanderers is filing a formal complaint to UEFA after a player — believed to be Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan — was the target of racist abuse from fans of Portuguese side Farense during a friendly at Estdio Algarve on Sunday...

 2022-08-01 07:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samyang says 4 billion Buldak Ramen packs are just a start...

Over 4 billion packages of the Buldak Ramen were sold since it was first marketed in 2012, and Samyang Foods is redoubling its efforts to sell the product overseas....

 2022-08-01 07:18 

Korea Joongang Daily

[CELEB] After plenty of success, Lee Byung-hun is getting picky...

After a very convincing portrayal of a Jeju resident and the heartfelt, waterworks-inducing mother-son relationship he portrayed alongside Kim Hye-ja in the global hit tvN drama series "Our Blues," actor Lee Byung-hun is back on the big screen as....

 2022-08-01 06:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea reports fourth consecutive monthly trade deficit...

A trade deficit of $4.7 billion was recorded in July as high oil prices and a weak won pushed imports up to a monthly record despite strong exports. It was the fourth monthly trade deficit in a row, the first time that has happened in 14 years....

 2022-08-01 06:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hearts could be Lee Seung-woo's path back to Europe...

Scottish Premiership club Heart of Midlothian has reportedly made an official offer to Suwon FC striker Lee Seung-woo, opening the door for the former Barcelona prospect to return to Europe after a nine-month hiatus in Korea....

 2022-08-01 06:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

From South Asia...

Members of the Bangladesh Cultural Association in Korea, Korean Film Council, Indian Cultural Centre and students from Hankuk Univerisity of Foreign Studies celebrate the opening of the South Asian Film Festival at the KT&G......

 2022-08-01 04:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

Military Manpower Administration considering 'alternative service' for BTS...

Lee Ki-sik, commissioner of the Military Manpower Administration, said on Monday that the administration was "reviewing the military service exemption for BTS from various aspects" and that "for now, we are looking at the matter within the ove...

 2022-08-01 03:31 

Korea Joongang Daily

Action thriller film 'Hunt' pre-sold to 144 regions...

Action thriller film...

 2022-08-01 03:31 

Korea Joongang Daily

SK bioscience to speed up global distribution of its Covid-19 vaccine...

The vaccine maker applied to the European Medicines Agency for conditional use authorization for SKYCovione. This comes just a few days after the company applied for approval from Britain's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency....

 2022-08-01 03:30 

Korea Joongang Daily

Blackpink will drop full-length album in September, pre-release songs this month...

Girl group Blackpink will make a comeback with a full-length album next month, following a hiatus of almost two years, according to YG Entertainment on Monday. The agency uploaded a video on Monday on its official blog announcing "Blackpink ......

 2022-08-01 02:33 

Korea Joongang Daily

P Nation expresses condolences after worker dies dismantling stage...

PSY's agency P Nation issued a statement expressing its condolences on Sunday after a construction worker died while dismantling the set for the singer's concert...

 2022-08-01 02:33 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stray Kids releases digital single 'Mixtape : Time Out'...

Boy band Stray Kids released its digital single "Mixtape : Time Out" on Monday. "Aug. 1 is a meaningful day, on which Stray Kids' fandom STAY got its name [in 2018]," its agency JYP Entertainment said. "The members prepared a surpr...

 2022-08-01 02:33 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Confidential Assignment 2: International' to hit local theaters next month...

Action film...

 2022-08-01 01:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hwang Hee-chan faces racist abuse in Farense friendly...

Wolverhampton Wanderers is filing a formal complain to UEFA after a player — believed to be Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan — was the target of racist abuse from fans of Portuguese side Farense during a friendly at Estdio Algarve in Portugal on ...

 2022-08-01 01:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] 김민재, 유럽의 5대 리그 세리에 A 구단 나폴리 입성...

Korean center back Kim Min-jae joined Italian Serie A club Napoli on Wednesday, leaving Turkish club Fenerbahce after one year playing in the Super Lig....

 2022-08-01 01:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

New Covid-19 cases at 44,689 on Monday...

New confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Korea recorded 44,689 on Monday, an increase of more than 8,800 from the same day the previous week. Although the number of confirmed cases has fallen significantly from Friday's 85,320, the average of......

 2022-07-31 09:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

Daily Covid cases fall below 80,000 while number critical case up...

The total number of Covid-19 patients in critical condition in Korea hit a two-month high over the weekend even as newly confirmed daily Covid-19 cases fell below 80,000 for the first time in a week, health authorities said Sunday....

 2022-07-31 08:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

EVs top 1%...

Electric vehicle owners charge their cars at a station located inside a parking lot in a building in southern Seoul on Sunday. According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, EVs were ......

 2022-07-31 08:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

[WHY] Business meeting or wedding? Korea's unique wedding culture...

Giving money in weddings in Korea goes above and beyond an expression of appreciation or blessings to the bride and the groom — it's a transaction. "It's easier once you're married because it says in the ledger how much your guest pa...

 2022-07-31 08:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean and U.S. defense chiefs agree to expand exercises...

Defense chiefs from South Korea and the United States agreed Friday to expand a joint military exercise and to resume high-level dialogue on extended deterrence....

 2022-07-31 08:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

Women's team take silver at Pentathlon World Championships...

Kim Sun-woo, Seong Seung-min and Jang Ha-eun won the UlPM 2022 Pentathlon World Championships women's team silver medal in Alexandria, Egypt on Saturday....

 2022-07-31 08:26 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kweon resigns as acting chairman of the People Power Party...

Rep. Kweon Seong-dong announced Sunday he will step down as acting chairman of the People Power Party (PPP) to take responsibility for the leadership crisis within the party....

 2022-07-31 07:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Tennis wunderkind Cho Se-hyuk does it again — this time in Germany...

After smashing his way through Britain and France, 14-year-old tennis wunderkind Cho Se-hyuk continued his European tour de force in Germany, winning the International German Tennis Championships U14 on Saturday for his third title in four weeks....

 2022-07-31 07:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

GS Entec acquiring monopile technology from Sif Netherlands...

GS Entec is acquiring technology and expertise from Sif Netherlands to enter the offshore wind farm business, the company said Sunday. Founded in 1988, GS Entec is a subsidiary of GS Global. Sif, founded in 1948, specializes in ......

 2022-07-31 07:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Gasoline prices fall for a fourth straight week in Korea...

Gas prices fell for a fourth consecutive week in Korea as crude oil prices decline and the government cuts the gas tax. As of Sunday, gasoline nationwide sold for an average of 1,898 won ($1.46) per liter and diesel for 1,983 won, according to ......

 2022-07-31 07:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lollapalooza 'Magic'...

Boy band Tomorrow X Together performs at music festival Lollapalooza in Chicago's Grand Park on Saturday. In its first first appearance at a festival in the United States, Tomorrow X Together performed songs such as...

 2022-07-31 07:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Mayor Oh visits, praises Singapore's public housing project...

SINGAPORE — Seoul may borrow a page from Singapore's playbook by taking a more active role in the provision of housing....

 2022-07-31 07:29 

Korea Joongang Daily

Woo Sang-hyeok takes No. 1 spot on high jump world ranking...

Korean high jumper Woo Sang-hyeok has risen to the top of the official world rankings after winning Korea's first-ever silver medal at the World Athletics Championships on July 18....

 2022-07-31 06:32 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Min-jae says he's just a young defender looking to give it his all...

Kim Min-jae doesn't see himself as Kalidou Koulibaly's replacement, telling reporters Saturday in his first press appearance since joining Serie A club Napoli that he is...

 2022-07-31 06:32 

Korea Joongang Daily

Yoon's approval rating falls to a record-low 28 percent...

President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating plummeted to an all-time low of 28 percent less than three months after his inauguration....

 2022-07-31 06:32 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hwang Ui-jo appears in Bordeaux's first Ligue 2 game...

Hwang Ui-jo came on as a second-half substitute in Bordeaux's first Ligue 2 game of the 2022-23 season, with the recently relegated club forced to settle for a 0-0 draw against Valenciennes....

 2022-07-31 05:35 

Korea Joongang Daily

[CELEB] Lim Yoon-a sings, dances, acts and juggles two careers at once...

A good work ethic may be one of the most commendable characteristics of Lim Yoon-a, who is juggling two careers at once. MBC drama...

 2022-07-30 08:38 

Korea Joongang Daily

[YOUR PLAYLIST] Two girl groups later, Hezz is rebranding her solo career...

Singer Hezz, formerly known as Hong Eui-jin, is back with a new name and a new style. The singer best known as a former member of girl groups Sonamoo (2014-21) and UNI.T (2018) launched her solo career in March and has now updated her brand. Her ......

 2022-07-29 22:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Coping with loss as an international student...

Death is almost always followed by a gathering of people that come together to remember the deceased person and support each other. For international students, however, attending a funeral is often unfeasible, leaving them alone and isolated....

 2022-07-29 22:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

In chips, the patent war is hot and Korea isn't winning...

Chipmakers around the world are filing more patent applications hoping to get an upper hand in the industry of the future. The latest technology showing up in patent filings is the Gate All Around (GAA) technique....

 2022-07-29 22:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

K-pop's CD problem isn't going away any time soon...

K-pop agencies have made a slew of environmental pledges to reduce emissions and embrace renewables. But take a step into the industry and it's very clear to see that companies are doing very little to tackle the industry's biggest problem: CDs...

 2022-07-29 08:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean education minister proposes lowering age for kids to enter school...

Korean children may be able to enter elementary school at a younger age starting from 2025. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Park Soon-ae made the proposal Friday to President Yoon Suk-yeol regarding......

 2022-07-29 08:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

Prosecution targets Kernel Labs in investigation of Terra coins' crash...

The prosecution is targeting blockchain consultancy firm Kernel Labs in its investigation into the crash of Terra coins in May....

 2022-07-29 08:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

For Korea's oil refiners, Q2 was a golden period...

Oil refiners reported strong profits in the second quarter fueled by rising demand and a supply shortage caused by the war in Ukraine. But refining margins are falling at a steep pace....

 2022-07-29 08:52 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Electronics sees net of $260 million in second quarter...

LG Electronics on Friday reported a net of 338 billion won ($260 million) for the second quarter, thanks to strong sales of high-end electronics products in North America....

 2022-07-29 07:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kang Daniel lays out plan for future activities in Japan...

Singer Kang Daniel revealed the plans for his activities in Japan after signing with Warner Music Japan last June. Kang will release the single "TPIR," featuring Japanese guitarist Miyavi, on Aug. 17 and his first Japanese EP "Joy Ride" on...

 2022-07-29 07:55 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ailee to leave agency The L1ve at end of July...

Singer Ailee is leaving her agency The L1ve, founded by boy band VIXX's Ravi, a year since joining the label. The L1ve announced Friday that Ailee's contract will be terminated at the end of July. "We express our gratitude to Ailee, who has al...

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