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On the Spot
: Jung Min-ho
Sat, July 20, 2019 | 19:03
Ryu strong again as Dodgers get past Marlins 2-1
Ryu Hyun-jin pitched seven strong innings and combined with Kenta Maeda and Kenley Jansen to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Friday night. Playing at Dodger Stadium for the first time since the All-Star break, the NL West leaders turned a Miami error into the go-ahead run in the sixth.
| 2019-07-20 15:16
North Korea calls Japan's export curbs politically motivated move for electoral gain
North Korea said Saturday that Japanese export restrictions targeting South Korean companies are politically motivated and aimed at getting more votes in an upcoming election there. Japan has tightened regulations on exports to South Korea of three resource materials critical in the manufacture of semiconductors and panel displays in apparent retaliation over last year's Supr...
| 2019-07-20 13:04
Japan vows action if Korea hurts companies in trade row
Cheers to beer and chicken: Daegu Chimac Festival opens [PHOTOS]
The annual Daegu Chimac Festival is in full swing (July 17-21). Fans of chicken and beer from all over the country have visited the city to enjoy the combo - known as “chimac” or “chimaek,” a portmanteau of “chicken” and “maekju” (beer) in Korean.
Seoul & Provinces
| 2019-07-18 15:38
Israeli president invites Korean Christians to Jerusalem
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin thanked South Korean Christians for “praying for the peace of Jerusalem” and invited them all to the holy city during his visit to Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, Wednesday evening. In an unprecedented move, the Jewish leader visited the Christian church, with the world's largest congregation of more than half a million members, to bring “bl...
| 2019-07-18 15:21
McDonald's customer served 'almost completely raw' chicken burger
A McDonald's customer has complained to the company's Suwon branch after being served a chicken burger that was “almost completely raw.”
Retail & Food
| 2019-07-17 15:43
Ban on intrusive job interview questions comes into force
A new law banning companies from asking jobseekers for unnecessary personal information came into force Wednesday. According to the Ministry of Employment and Labor, the law bans companies from requiring job applicants to submit sensitive information, such as their regions of birth and other family members' profiles, and asking such questions during job interviews.
Law & Crime
| 2019-07-17 14:05
Parties united in criticizing Japan's economic revenge
The leader of the main opposition party has joined the governing party in condemning Japan for its “unacceptable economic revenge,” demanding Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stop it. Hwang Kyo-ahn, chairman of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP) - a party that generally views Japan more favorably than the ruling Democratic Party of Korea - criticized the Japanese governme...
| 2019-07-16 15:43
Trade war approaching critical point
When justice meets reality
We all want justice - but what kind? Courts are always crowded with people seeking justice. But far too often, judges disappoint them. That's because, according to former judge Hwang Ju-myung, we all define justice differently and few people are willing to admit that. A court is not a place where justice prevails, and delivering it is not a job of judges or justices - even th...
| 2019-07-16 13:25
67% of Koreans willing to boycott Japanese goods over Tokyo's export control: survey
Nearly 67 percent of Koreans say they are willing to boycott Japanese products after Tokyo's recent decision to restrict the export of some key industrial materials to Korea. According to a survey by local pollster Realmeter Thursday, 66.8 percent of Koreans said they would join the boycott, while 26.8 percent said they would not. The survey was conducted Wednesday, nine days...
| 2019-07-11 16:12
Moon to Abe: 'Korea will overcome export restrictions with united power'
Koreans' view of Japan falls to record low: poll
K-comedian extends stand-up comedy show to other major cities
After her successful debut in Seoul as a stand-up comedian, Park Na-rae, 33, will perform in other major cities next month.
| 2019-07-11 14:04
Typhoon Danas to hit Korean Peninsula on Saturday
Korea-Japan dispute spreads to security
[INTERVIEW] Mr. Abe, you are not Trump
Korean dies after setting car on fire in front of Japanese embassy
Anti-Japan protest picks up steam
Moon, Abe, do some art!
Lotte bears brunt of Japan trade conflict
Sanctions halve North Korea's 2018 trade
Korea, North Macedonia establish diplomatic relations
Trump racist remarks
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
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