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16 killed, 38 wounded by blast in southern Afghan city
Tue, 22 May 2018 14:12:14 +0200
At least 16 people were  killed and 38 wounded Tuesday when a minivan packed with explosives detonated  as security forc
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Finance minister says Africa can greatly benefit from 4th industrial revolution
Tue, 22 May 2018 13:48:45 +0200
South Korea's top economic policymaker said Tuesday that Africa can greatly benefit from changes being brought on by the
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Blood poisoning in Gangnam dermatologist clinic triggered by ‘contaminated propofol’
Tue, 22 May 2018 11:22:36 +0200
The multiple sepsis cases at a dermatologist clinic in southern Seoul were caused by contaminated propofol, which the cl
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Money, patriarchal culture stand in the way of Korean men taking child care leave: study
Tue, 22 May 2018 11:07:11 +0200
Kim Dae-seon has been on his second paternity leave since October last year. The civil servant has two children, aged 7
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[Graphic News] Air pollution kills over 480,000 Europeans a year: report
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:39:01 +0200
 Air pollution causes more than 480,000 premature deaths across Europe each year despite “slowly” improving air quality
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[Michael Pettis] Even $200 billion isn’t enough
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:33:36 +0200
Questions remain about just how many more US exports China’s promised to buy to avert a trade war: US officials have flo
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[Kim Seong-kon] Advice for young Koreans from Admiral Yi
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:31:20 +0200
Recently, someone sent me a list of “Admiral Yi Sun-sin’s advice.” Admiral Yi was a celebrated Korean Navy general who s
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[Julian Lee] Russia flexes its soft power muscles
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:30:52 +0200
Oil has touched a level above $80 a barrel for the first time since November 2014. OPEC’s inventory target for output cu
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[John R. Eperjesi] The mephitic breath of global warming: PM2.5 as hyperobject
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:30:42 +0200
In Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World, Timothy Morton observes that, “You can no longer hav
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[Amy Nathan] You’re never too old, busy or rusty to make music
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:30:38 +0200
Eighty-five percent of adults in the US who do not play a musical instrument wish they had learned to play one, accordin
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[Editorial] Koo’s legacy
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:30:29 +0200
Deviation and unlawfulness are the norm with many leaders of the chaebol, the family-controlled conglomerates. They are
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Man arrested for killing neighbor for ‘being too loud’
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:21:12 +0200
A man surnamed Lee in his 40s has been arrested by police for allegedly killing his neighbor who “made too much noise” a
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Court recognizes 65 as retirement age for physical workers
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:19:19 +0200
With longer average life expectancy, courts are increasingly recognizing 65, instead of 60, as the retirement age for ph
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Top diplomats of China, Japan to visit Washington
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:12:57 +0200
Top diplomats of China and Japan will visit Washington on Wednesday, media outlets reported Tuesday, ahead of a US-North
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[Newsmaker] Under pressure, Hyundai Motor heir pulls the plug, pursues plan B
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:07:05 +0200
Two months after proposing a grand reform plan on its corporate governance, Hyundai Motor Group, the nation’s second-lar
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[KH Explains] Still confused about AI TVs? Look how machine learning improves picture quality
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:37:30 +0200
It’s been five months since artificial intelligence has officially expanded its territory to TVs. But, few recognize the
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S. Korea pays 73 percent for defense cost-sharing: civic group
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:21:28 +0200
South Korea shoulders over 70 percent of the cost of stationing US troops here, a progressive civic group claimed Tuesda
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South Korean reporters excluded from Punggye-ri’s dismantling
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:18:14 +0200
South Korean journalists on Tuesday were excluded from the flight to North Korea as the regime took some 20 journalists
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[Contribution] Korea sees the forests and the trees
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:14:45 +0200
The phrase “he can’t see the forest for the trees” refers to a person who is so bogged down in the minutiae of a problem
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Man caught drunk driving after threatening to ‘blow up’ presidential office
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:07:31 +0200
A man has been caught driving under the influence near Cheong Wa Dae on Tuesday morning, after reportedly threatening to
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Ahn Eun-me creates anew traditional dance from North Korea
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:03:43 +0200
Korean contemporary dancer and choreographer Ahn Eun-me will premiere her interpretation of North Korean dance in Seoul
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New form of scarlet letter in Korean entertainment scene
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00:43 +0200
Actor Yoo Ah-in cautions against ‘men vs. women’ debate on feminismA star of critically-acclaimed film “Burning,” Yoo Ah
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Twice marks a hit in Japan for 3rd straight time
Tue, 22 May 2018 08:58:25 +0200
Twice’s new single “Wake Me Up” sold over 200,000 copies within the first week of its release in Japan, marking the thir
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Moon, Trump to discuss NK in summit
Tue, 22 May 2018 08:53:03 +0200
President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump are set to meet for the fifth time on Wednesday, discussing North Ko
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[Video] Koreans flock to temples to celebrate Buddha’s Birthday
Tue, 22 May 2018 08:40:13 +0200
Brightly colored lanterns hang in the air at Jogyesa Temple in central Seoul. Seoul citizens flocked to the chief temple
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Nexon to release first R-rated mobile MMORPG ‘Kaiser’ next month
Wed, 16 May 2018 08:21:24 +0200
Nexon Korea announced Wednesday plans to release its first R-rated mobile role-playing game “Kaiser” next month. The gam
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Market relieved upon China‘s approval of Toshiba deal
Fri, 18 May 2018 10:34:41 +0200
A sense of relief came among market watchers and investors upon the long-awaited approval by China’s antitrust watchdog
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Trump reaffirms security assurance for N. Korea
Fri, 18 May 2018 10:36:56 +0200
US President Donald Trump reassured that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would remain in power after denuclearization in
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What is ‘Trump model’ for denuclearization of NK?
Thu, 17 May 2018 09:06:02 +0200
 With North Korea rejecting Libya’s denuclearization as a model for its own denuclearization, the US presented an altern
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Pyongyang pushes back ahead of summit with US
Wed, 16 May 2018 09:17:00 +0200
North Korea said Wednesday it will reconsider the upcoming summit with the US if Washington seeks to push Pyongyang into
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Defense reform hijacked by Kim Jong-un's diplomatic overture
Mon, 21 May 2018 09:19:07 +0200
With the diplomatic breakthrough between the two Koreas dominating headlines in South Korea, concerns are growing that t
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Late LG chief noted for foresight and perseverance
Sun, 20 May 2018 09:09:33 +0200
Koo Bon-moo, the late chairman of South Korea’s fourth-largest conglomerate LG Group, was widely recognized for his busi
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[Newsmaker] Harry Harris: Top Navy commander with clear-eyed view on North Korea
Sun, 20 May 2018 08:59:55 +0200
 With Pacific Command chief Adm. Harry Harris being nominated as the new US ambassador to South Korea last week, expecta
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Advocacy group urges policy for defense against hostile activist funds
Wed, 16 May 2018 09:16:06 +0200
A South Korean nonprofit organization consulting for some 2,000 listed companies, Korea Listed Companies Association urg
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BTS’ ‘Fake Love’ enters Spotify’s Global Top 200
Sun, 20 May 2018 09:17:35 +0200
K-pop heavyweight BTS once again reached a new milestone by entering Spotify’s Global Top 200 Chart at No. 17, the highe
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[Weekender] College festivals evolve in South Korea
Fri, 18 May 2018 10:33:54 +0200
May has long been a month of festivity in South Korea, with special days to celebrate children, parents and teachers, am
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Court recognizes surrogate mother as legal parent
Fri, 18 May 2018 10:25:42 +0200
A court ruled Friday that a surrogate mother is legally the parent of the child she has given birth to, instead of the g
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Christian leaders seek reformation for future
Thu, 17 May 2018 09:00:57 +0200
Christian leaders from around the world gathered in Seoul to talk about the future of Christianity. The Christian Leader
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White House says 'still hopeful' Kim-Trump summit will happen
Wed, 16 May 2018 14:15:22 +0200
The White House is "still hopeful" the summit between North Korea's Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump will proce
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China says it hopes Kim-Trump summit will go ahead
Wed, 16 May 2018 14:09:06 +0200
China called  Wednesday for North Korea and the United States to go ahead with their historic summit as planned after Py
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No draw needed to watch ex-President Lee’s trial
Wed, 16 May 2018 12:40:29 +0200
The upcoming trial for former President Lee Myung-bak appears to be attracting fewer citizens than that of ousted Presid
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Man shoots abandoned dog to ‘serve as dog meat’
Wed, 16 May 2018 12:40:13 +0200
A man in his 50s was booked without physical detention for allegedly shooting an abandoned dog in the area with his ille
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Dog meat farmers protest for survival rights near National Assembly
Wed, 16 May 2018 12:01:41 +0200
Dog meat farmers staged a protest near the National Assembly on Wednesday, calling for equal treatment as other animal f
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CIA gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel
Fri, 18 May 2018 14:04:01 +0200
 Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Se
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China denies Trump's view that Xi could be influencing N. Korea
Fri, 18 May 2018 13:06:41 +0200
China dismissed U.S. President Trump's assertion Friday that President Xi Jinping might be behind North Korea's sudden s
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[Herald Interview] ‘Accepting migrants is in national interest’: IOM chief
Thu, 17 May 2018 09:03:48 +0200
For countries faced with population decline, taking in migrants is not only a necessity, but also desirable provided tha
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Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs
Wed, 16 May 2018 14:03:19 +0200
Betsy Davis threw herself a party before becoming one of the first people to use a California law allowing her to take h
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YouTube star says she was coerced to pose for pornographic photos
Fri, 18 May 2018 12:19:47 +0200
Seoul Mapo Police Station on Friday launched an investigation into allegation by a well-known YouTuber that she had been
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Moon commemorates May 18 Democratization Movement
Fri, 18 May 2018 12:07:34 +0200
GWANGJU – The government on Friday promised to delve further into the 1980 Gwangju movement on the 38th anniversary of t
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S. Korea to increase incentives for wind farms
Fri, 18 May 2018 03:35:40 +0200
South Korea will raise incentives for offshore wind farm operators and cut back subsidies on biomass producers to promot
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