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EU leaders launch new phase in Brexit talks
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:12:16 +0100
The European Union cleared the way Friday for Brexit talks with Britain to move onto the second stage, which will involv
S. Korean president heads to Chongqing as part of China trip
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:18:20 +0100
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday left for China's southwestern city of Chongqing, the second and last leg of
Ex-Russian minister jailed for 8 years over $2M bribe
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:14:56 +0100
Former Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev (right) in bribery trial. (Yonhap)Russia's former economic
Ex-Russian minister jailed for 8 years over $2m bribe
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:14:56 +0100
Former Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev (right) in bribery trial. (Yonhap)Russia's former economic
Child soldiers awarded $10m damages from Congolese warlord
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:18:54 +0100
Former Congolese rebel commander Thomas Lubanga (Center), sits in a court room the International Criminal Court in the H
Moon says S. Korea, China at starting line, must move forward
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:37:58 +0100
BEIJING – President Moon Jae-in called for stepped-up efforts to quickly normalize South Korea-China relations Friday, s
[Editorial] Backfiring policies
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:50:29 +0100
Recent statistics show that the job crunch is as severe as ever. A bigger problem is that the situation is unlikely to i
Seamless, delicate, fragrant sushi at Kiyose
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:21:24 +0100
Sushi Kiyose, one of the newest sushiya to open in Seoul, is much like its name -- a serene space where one can slowly s
[Rex Huppke] Trump’s art of the deal, with a twist
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:06:39 +0100
While all the squishy liberals out there in godless America were celebrating Democrat Doug Jones’ victory in the Alabama
[Ferdinando Giugliano] Don’t penalize workers for retiring later
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:06:15 +0100
The last decade has seen most countries in the rich world raise the retirement age in order to improve the sustainabilit
Prosecutors access sealed presidential documents for Sewol probe
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:06:07 +0100
Prosecutors said Friday they have accessed classified presidential documents from the previous Park Geun-hye government
[Herald Interview] Education key to dealing with bitcoin craze
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:53:20 +0100
Following phenomenal bitcoin demand by retail investors in South Korea in the past few weeks, local cryptocurrency excha
[Weekender] How do skyscrapers work?
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:47:51 +0100
Skyscrapers are not just buildings that are tall, but are the outcome of a complex combination of evolving technologies.
KCS official blamed for leak of gov't measures against cryptocurrency speculation
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:37:31 +0100
A Korea Customs Service official was found to have leaked a government press release announcing a package of measures ai
[Weekender] Skyscrapers altering skyline of Korea
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:33:29 +0100
With an unprecedented boom in construction of skyscrapers in South Korea, today’s tallest building in the country can ne
Moon calls for joint efforts in dealing with NK nuclear arms
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:33:07 +0100
South Korean President Moon Jae-in stressed the importance of cooperation between Seoul and Beijing, calling for joint e
Google suspected of underreporting income in Korea
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:25:47 +0100
Google Korea reported less than 20 percent of its actual sales generated in Korea, according to local media reports Frid
NK says naval blockade would be ‘act of war’
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:18:50 +0100
North Korea threatened to take “merciless self-defense” measures if the US tries to enforce a naval blockade against the
Incheon Global Campus at forefront of education in Northeast
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:15:31 +0100
Incheon Global Campus in South Korea is emerging as a leading global education hub in Northeast Asia, providing educatio
‘Moon-Xi summit showed willingness to mend strained ties’
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:59:45 +0100
The outcome of the latest summit between the leaders of South Korea and China embodies the two nations’ willingness to w
Cryptocurrency exchanges seek to improve market transparency
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:53:51 +0100
South Korea‘s cryptocurrency exchanges said Friday they will adopt self-regulatory measures to boost transparency in the
Ex-Park aide Woo arrested for alleged illegal surveillance
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:48:42 +0100
Woo Byung-woo, one of former President Park Geun-hye’s key aides, was arrested early Friday morning for his involvement
Weakest gold in year ‘not relevant’ to bitcoin surge: analyst
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:48:14 +0100
South Korean gold prices are at their lowest in almost a year while bitcoin prices rise exponentially, but the decline i
[PyeongChang 2018] Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa set for pursuit of 3rd straight Olympic gold
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:43:27 +0100
South Korean speed skater Lee Sang-hwa is now officially set for her pursuit of a third straight Olympic gold in the wom
Volvo Korea aspires to sell 8,000 units in 2018
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:39:29 +0100
Volvo Car Korea, the local importer and distributor for the Swedish automaker, on Friday said it plans to sell 8,000 uni
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[PyeongChang 2018] N. Korea tensions won't affect PyeongChang Olympics: Rep. Royce
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:48:33 +0100
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ed Royce, a ranking US lawmaker deeply involved in North Korean affairs, said Monday he does not beli
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Foreign residents top 2 million in 2016, but multicultural marriages sink
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:13:57 +0100
The number of foreign residents in South Korea has more than doubled over the past decade, topping the 2 million mark in
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Ex-Moon aide rejects bribery allegations as 'misunderstanding'
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:34:42 +0100
A former senior secretary to President Moon Jae-in rejected bribery allegations against him as a "misunderstanding" Tues
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Back home, BTS takes aim at top 10 of Billboard Hot 100
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:44:52 +0100
It’s been a history-making year for BTS, the K-pop sensation that has made ripples around the globe with its recent US d
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S. Korea updates its NK sanctions blacklist
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:31:28 +0100
More North Korean entities and individuals will be subjected to South Korea’s unilateral sanctions, as Seoul steps up ef
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Japanese movie ‘Your Name’ Korea’s top searched term on Google in 2017
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:03:51 +0100
Google Korea said Thursday that “Your Name,” a Japanese animated drama movie that hit South Korea’s theaters in January,
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‘Forgotten’ draws 1 million viewers in 12 days
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:50:12 +0100
Mystery thriller “Forgotten,” starring Kang Ha-neul and Kim Moo-yeol as brothers, drew over 1 million cinemagoers in the
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4,000 residents suffer from cold due to prolonged pipe work
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:29:20 +0100
Residents of an apartment complex in Gunpo are suffering from freezing conditions after being left without heat or hot w
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Prosecutors demand 25-year jail term for ex-leader Park's friend for peddling influence
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:27:55 +0100
Prosecutors asked a court Thursday to hand down a 25-year prison term to a longtime friend and confidante of ousted Pres
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Moon due in China for summit with Xi over N. Korea, bilateral ties
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:28:06 +0100
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to visit China this week for a bilateral summit with his Chinese counterpart t
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Opposition parties stress 'military sovereignty' in THAAD spat ahead of Korea-China summit
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:25:30 +0100
South Korea's opposition parties urged President Moon Jae-in Tuesday to defend Seoul's "sovereign" decision over the ins
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Korea, Britain to hold talks over post-Brexit trade deal
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:23:58 +0100
Trade officials of South Korea and Britain will meet this week to discuss ways to forge a new trade deal after London ex
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Seoul says its new sanctions highlight risks of doing biz with NK
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:19:29 +0100
South Korea said Monday that its latest unilateral sanctions on North Korea will help better implement a set of UN sanct
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Korea, UNESCO to support vocational education in 5 African countries
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:34:06 +0100
South Korea and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization held a ceremony on Monday to mark their impleme
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Facebook Korea to report ad revenue, taxes to local governments
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:18:28 +0100
Facebook is slated to begin reporting taxes to the South Korean government by 2019, in line with its newly adopted tax p
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S. Korea confirms highly pathogenic AI at duck farm
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:25:40 +0100
The agriculture ministry confirmed an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N6 avian influenza at a duck farm in Yeongam,
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Samsung, Amazon to start streaming premium video content
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:20:28 +0100
Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will start the streaming of videos that utilize the latest High Dynamic Range 10
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Military: No decision on next year's alliance exercise
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:15:37 +0100
South Korea's military said Monday it's premature to talk publicly about the reported likelihood of postponing annual wa
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Moon, Xi to hold summit over N. Korea, bilateral ties this week
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:12:46 +0100
South Korean President Moon Jae-in will head to China this week for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping that will fo
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Ex-Prime Minister Chung Un-chan named new head of professional baseball
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:50:36 +0100
Former Prime Minister Chung Un-chan was named the new head of South Korean professional baseball Monday.Chung will serve
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[Herald Interview] Jung Ryeo-won on the joy of finding strong female character
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:31:01 +0100
In the recently concluded drama series “Witch at Court,” Jung Ryeo-won took on a role that is the exact opposite of her
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Song Hye-kyo, EXO-CBX meet President Moon Jae-in in Beijing
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:18:48 +0100
Actress Song Hye-kyo and EXO-CBX, subunit of K-pop act EXO, joined Korean president Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony
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List of 21,000 tax defaulters made public
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:21:57 +0100
Unpaid tax by Korean tax defaulters amounted to 11.3 trillion won ($10.4 billion) in 2017, the National Tax Service reve
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[Graphic News] S. Korea 4th easiest in world to do business
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:54:51 +0100
 South Korea ranked No. 4 among the easiest places in the world to do business, according to the “Doing Business 2018: R
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Cult leader charged for encouraging followers to commit suicide
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:10:43 +0100
A cult leader and her follower were arrested and charged for encouraging others to commit suicide, the Uijeongbu Distric
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