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 2022-07-27 10:11 

Korea Joongang Daily

Daily Covid infections crash 100,000 barrier again...

A total of 100,285 new coronavirus cases were detected nationwide Tuesday, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the first time since mid-April that the daily count reached six figures....

 2022-07-27 10:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

SsangYong Motor submits rehabilitation plan to court...

SsangYong Motor said Wednesday it has submitted its rehabilitation plan to a Seoul court one month after the court approved a local consortium as the final bidder for the debt-laden carmaker....

 2022-07-27 10:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Clouds on the chip horizon spell trouble for SK hynix...

Solid results from SK hynix were overshadowed by a gloomy outlook for the chips the company makes....

 2022-07-27 10:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Game publisher Wemade loses 31.6 billion won in second quarter...

Game publisher Wemade fell short of analyst expectations and lost 31.6 billion won ($24 million) in the second quarter of 2022, the company said Wednesday. The loss was incurred mostly due to increased costs in ......

 2022-07-27 10:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

Honoring the armistice...

A ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that halted the Korean War (1950-53) is held at the War Memorial of Korea in Yongsan District, central Seoul, on Wednesday....

 2022-07-27 10:10 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Display turns to red in Q2 on sluggish demand, falling panel prices...

LG Display said Wednesday it turned to red in the second quarter on production disruptions caused by China's Covid-19 lockdowns and sluggish demand for display panels used in electronics products....

 2022-07-27 09:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

[Taste of Hansik] Rice, an egg and a little magic make a classic Korean comfort food...

One of the simplest yet heartiest foods in Korea is egg mixed with rice. As long as you have cooked rice in a rice cooker at home, there's nothing simpler than......

 2022-07-27 09:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Samsung Biologics logs consensus-beating net profit in second quarter...

Samsung Biologics logged a consensus-beating net profit of 152 billion won ($116 million) in the second quarter, up 25.1 percent on year....

 2022-07-27 09:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Childbirths hit all-time low in May; deaths rise to record...

The number of babies born in Korea dipped to a record low in May due to the chronically low birthrate, while deaths hit an all-time high amid rapid aging and the Covid-19 pandemic, data showed Wednesday....

 2022-07-27 09:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Police back down on massive protest over the weekend...

A massive protest meeting of the 140,000-strong police force planned for Saturday was called off Wednesday just a day after it was announced....

 2022-07-27 09:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Chem’s net profit drops 54.1 percent on year...

LG Chem's net profit dropped 54.1 percent on year to 718.3 billion won ($547 million) in the second quarter as business was interrupted by the global logistics crisis and lockdowns in China....

 2022-07-27 09:14 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea calls for digital pact with ASEAN under FTA...

Korea on Wednesday suggested a new agreement on digital technology and systems with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) countries under their free trade pact in a move to further bolster bilateral economic ties......

 2022-07-27 09:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Poland snaps up Korean armaments after Ukraine invasion...

Poland's defense minister said his country will buy a large package of Korean weapons, including K-2 tanks, K-9 self-propelled howitzers and FA-50 light fighter jets, and also manufacture some weapons in Poland under license....

 2022-07-27 09:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lotte Group looks to invest in the future...

Lotte Group is continuing to expand its business into future-oriented industries with a five-year plan to secure future growth engines....

 2022-07-27 09:13 

Korea Joongang Daily

SK to up investments in the U.S. by $22 billion, Chey tells Biden...

SK companies will invest $22 billion into manufacturing advanced memory chips, electric vehicle batteries and biopharmaceuticals in the United States through 2025, SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won told U.S. President Joe Biden....

 2022-07-27 08:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Stocks up Wednesday ahead of U.S. Fed's rate-decision meeting...

Stocks advanced for a third straight session on Wednesday ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's rate-decision meeting slated for later this week. The won fell against the dollar....

 2022-07-27 08:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Courtroom dramas 'Extraordinary Attorney Woo' and 'Why Her?' receive differing sentences from viewers...

Two, one-of-the-kind courtroom drama series are competing for the hearts of viewers: ENA's global hit "Extraordinary Attorney Woo" and SBS's "Why Her?" Although both are similar in the sense that they feature a female lawyer with e...

 2022-07-27 08:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korea Tourism Organization names virtual human its new ambassador...

Korea's hottest celebrities and sports stars are usually chosen as honorary ambassadors to promote Korean tourism to the world, but this time, a virtual human named Lizzie Yeo, has been named as the new honorary ambassador by the Korea Tourism ......

 2022-07-27 08:17 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai Motor, Kia and 6 research institutes to develop lunar exploration vehicle...

Hyundai Motor and Kia will form a council with six government research institutes to jointly develop a vehicle for lunar exploration....

 2022-07-27 08:16 

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$3 billion of suspicious transactions found: FSS...

The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) said that the volume of suspicious crypto-related transactions at two of the country's largest banks is far higher than earlier reported....

 2022-07-27 08:16 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lotte Chemical, Lotte Aluminium to build anode foil plant in Kentucky...

Lotte Chemical announced Wednesday that it established a joint venture with Lotte Aluminum to build an anode foil plant in Kentucky by 2025. Anode foil is a key material for electric vehicle (EV) batteries. The two companies will invest a total of......

 2022-07-27 07:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

First love...

Girl group CSR, which debuted Wednesday, poses during a showcase event at the Blue Square Mastercard Hall in central Seoul on the same day. The group's name is an acronym for chutsarang, which translates to "first love." Its......

 2022-07-27 07:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

Text messages made public embarrass President Yoon Suk-yeol, PPP...

Leaked text messages between President Yoon Suk-yeol and Kweon Seong-dong, acting chairman of the People Power Party (PPP), appeared to take a jab at suspended PPP chief Lee Jun-seok....

 2022-07-27 07:21 

Korea Joongang Daily

aespa’s latest EP 'Girls' remains on Billboard 200 chart for second week...

aespa's latest EP "Girls," remained on the Billboard 200 chart for a second consecutive week, according to the groups' label SM Entertainment on Wednesday. The EP is currently ranked 67 on the chart while the group is ranked 47 on the Arti...

 2022-07-27 07:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

PSY water show concerts under fire for possibly spreading Covid-19...

While Korea is seeing a surge in Covid-19 cases, PSY's water show concerts, already controversial for wasting water, are again under fire — this time for spreading the virus. The Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters said on......

 2022-07-27 07:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Vidente discusses sale of Bithumb stake with FTX...

Bithumb Holdings' largest shareholder is in talks over a possible sale of its stake to the FTX cryptocurrency derivative exchange....

 2022-07-27 07:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Burger King prices to increase for second time this year on Friday...

Burger King is raising prices again as the cost of eating out continues to soar. Burger King announced Wednesday that it will raise the price of 46 of its products by 4.5 percent on average starting Friday....

 2022-07-27 07:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Ko Jin-young leads strong Korean contingent at Scottish Open...

World No. 1 Ko Jin-young leads a 16-women Korean contingent at the Trust Golf Women's Scottish Open teeing off at Dundonald Links in Ayrshire, Scotland on Thursday....

 2022-07-27 07:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Do-hoon accused of headbutting rival coach in pitch-side fracas...

Former Incheon and Ulsan manager Kim Do-hoon has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association of Singapore after appearing to headbutt a rival coach during a pitch-side fracas while managing Singaporean club Lion City Sailors....

 2022-07-27 07:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

SK hynix reports record sales as it warns of weakness ahead...

SK hynix reported record sales in the second quarter as strong NAND flash demand compensated for weakness in the memory market, with the net coming in just short of the expectations....

 2022-07-27 07:20 

Korea Joongang Daily

Lotte Giants fans protest in Jamsil as slump continues...

Lotte Giants fans staged a protest outside Lotte World Tower in Jamsil, southern Seoul on Wednesday, calling on the company to invest in improving the Lotte Giants just days after the Busan club suffered the biggest loss in KBO history....

 2022-07-27 06:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

Taeguk Ladies end EAFF E-1 with big 4-0 win over Chinese Taipei...

The Taeguk Ladies beat Chinese Taipei 4-0 in the their final game of the EAFF E-1 Football Championship on Tuesday at Kashima Soccer Stadium in Kashima, Japan, finishing the regional tournament in third place....

 2022-07-27 06:23 

Korea Joongang Daily

'Hansan: Rising Dragon' pre-sold to 99 countries...

"Hansan: Rising Dragon," directed by Kim Han-min, was pre-sold to 99 countries according to the film's distributors Lotte Entertainment on Wednesday. "The film was sold to major Asian countries including Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore and...

 2022-07-27 05:28 

Korea Joongang Daily

Gov't outlines everyday measures to snub spread of Covid-19...

The Korean government on Wednesday announced everyday measures to help prevent the spread of Covid-19, including working from home and recommending those with symptoms take time off....

 2022-07-27 05:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

Webtoon version of 'Extraordinary Attorney Woo' to be released tonight on Naver Webtoon...

The ongoing ENA hit series "Extraordinary Attorney Woo," which is also available on Netflix, will be turned into a web comic series, Naver Webtoon announced Wednesday. The first episode will be released Wednesday at 10 p.m. on the Naver Webtoon .....

 2022-07-27 05:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

LG Chem to supply cathodes to General Motors for electric vehicle batteries...

LG Chem signed a deal with General Motors to supply cathodes, a key component in electric vehicle (EV) batteries....

 2022-07-27 05:27 

Korea Joongang Daily

[CELEB] Sunye is back as an independent wonder girl with solo EP 'Genuine'...

Sunye, former member of disbanded Wonder Girls, is launching her solo career as a singer with the EP "Genuine" on Tuesday. Described as "finding [her] own true self" as a solo artist, Sunye's agency BlockBerry Creative relayed that the...

 2022-07-27 02:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

BTS nominated for 4 categories in this year's MTV Video Music Awards...

MTV announced the list of nominations for this year's award ceremony on Tuesday, and Korea's K-pop superband BTS snagged nominations in four categories, making them the band with most nominations at this year's awards. The band is again ......

 2022-07-27 02:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Friendly exchange...

U.S. President Joe Biden, who is currently working from a secluded area since being confirmed with Covid-19, waves to SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won and others from the window of his office at the White House on Tuesday....

 2022-07-27 02:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Hyundai Motor, Kia announce plans to build new EV plant in Korea...

Hyundai Motor and Kia plan to start construction for a new electric vehicle (EV) plant in Korea this year after applying for a license. Kim Dong-wook, vice president of Hyundai Motor, announced the news at the Niche Hour Forum......

 2022-07-27 02:36 

Korea Joongang Daily

Fashion company Handsome to open Swedish brand store Our Legacy...

Korean fashion company Handsome announced Wednesday that it will sign an exclusive domestic distribution contract with Swedish designer brand Our Legacy to open the first exclusive store for Our Legacy products at the Hyundai Department Store......

 2022-07-27 01:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

Kim Min-jae arrives in Italy for medical, Napoli contract expected soon...

Fenerbahce center back Kim Min-jae arrived in Italy for a medical with Serie A club Napoli on Tuesday, with a contract expected to follow at some point on Wednesday....

 2022-07-27 01:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

SK's Chey promises Biden another $22 billion of investment in U.S....

SK companies will invest $22 billion into manufacturing advanced memory chips, electric vehicle batteries and biopharmaceuticals in the United States through 2025, SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won told U.S. President Joe Biden....

 2022-07-27 01:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

Covid-19 cases break 100,000 for first time in three months in Korea...

New confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Korea rose above the 100,000 mark for the first time in three months with 100,285 cases recorded Wednesday....

 2022-07-27 01:37 

Korea Joongang Daily

[THINK ENGLISH] ‘이상한 변호사 우영우’, 현실 자폐와 뭐가 다르고 같을까...

The main character in...

 2022-07-26 11:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Korean exports to U.S. rise and to China fall as global economy shifts...

Exports to the United States are rising while exports to China are falling as the largest foreign markets for Korean products take different courses and face different conditions and as Korea gets closer to the United States....

 2022-07-26 11:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Going up...

Food products are sold at a convenience store in Seoul on Tuesday. Prices of some CJ CheilJedang and Dongwon F&B products will increase starting in August, according to food companies....

 2022-07-26 11:22 

Korea Joongang Daily

Famous foliage...

Tourists visit a 500-year-old, 16-meter-tall (52-foot-tall) hackberry tree located in Bukburi village in Changwon, South Gyeongsang, Tuesday. The hackberry tree appeared on an episode of ENA's hit series Extraordinary Attorney Woo....

 2022-07-26 10:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

SK to invest $22 billion in manufacturing in the United States...

The White House said during a press briefing on Tuesday that SK, the second-largest chaebol in Korea, is to announce a new investment plan in the United States with a focus on manufacturing....

 2022-07-26 10:25 

Korea Joongang Daily

Thanks to BA.5 variant, new infections near 100,000...

Korea's daily Covid-19 cases soared to nearly 100,000 on Tuesday as the country enters its first wave of the pandemic without any major restrictions....

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