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SEJONG, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean government said Sunday that a suspected bird flu case was confirmed to be highly pathogenic and then imposed a travel ban to prevent the further spre
SEJONG, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean government said Sunday that a suspected bird flu case was confirmed to be highly pathogenic and imposed a travel ban to prevent further spread of the animal virus.
The avian influenza, discovered on a po
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's ruling party chief said Sunday that she has made efforts to convince the U.S. side to seek a peaceful solution to the North Korean nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula.
"During my trip to the United States
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will step up quarantine measures against bird flu as a suspected case was reported in the country's southern region earlier this week, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said Sunday
The H5 str
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SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- The median price of a house in Seoul is higher than that of Tokyo, a parliamentary report showed Sunday.
The findings by the National Assembly Research Service (NARS) released
SEJONG, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- A ruling-party lawmaker tabled a motion to improve the maintenance of aging infrastructure, the transportation ministry said Sunday, following a major earthquake this week and growing concerns over its impact.
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- Chinese rechargeable battery and electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers are offering high wages to South Korean engineers, causing concerns among local companies that could face a shortage of skilled workers, industry watchers s
SEJONG, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- Output of alcohol beverages decreased in 2016 for the first time in three years, data showed Sunday.
The total production of alcohol beverages, excluding imported ones, inched down 3.3 percent on-year to 368 million kilo
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korean auto exports to the United States in the first nine months of 2017 practically stood unchanged from the year before, while imports moved up 4.6 percent, trade data showed Sunday.
The outbound shipment figures
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- Asiana Airlines Inc., South Korea's second-largest airline by sales, said Sunday that it was named as the top passenger carrier by a Chinese travel website.
Alitrip, a travel platform under giant Chinese e-commerce com
1948 -- The anti-communist National Security Law is put into effect. The law, which will later be revised twice, becomes a target of intense controversy, with opponents demanding its abolition. Past military-backed governments were accu
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's outbound shipments grew at the fastest pace among the world's top 10 exporters in the first nine months of the year thanks to an upturn in global demand, data by the World Trade Organization (WTO) showed Sunday.
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean market for instant meals reached 2.2 trillion won (US$2 billion) last year mainly on the back of increased sales of ready to eat meals, a report showed Sunday.
According to the report by the Ministry of A
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- The government on Sunday said it will lower premiums on foreign exchange rate risk insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are being hurt by the sharp appreciation of the Korean won against the U.S. green
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- Government officials and businessmen from South Korea and the European Union (EU) will gather in Seoul this week to share their latest joint research in the ICT sector, the government said Sunday.
More than 300 policymake
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean capital city Seoul ranked as the seventh most visited city by foreign travelers in 2016, an industry report showed Sunday.
The ranking is up three notches from a year earlier, with the city attracting 12.
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- LG Electronics Inc. rolled out an artificial intelligence (AI) embedded smart speaker, the ThinQ Hub, on Sunday, its latest move to expand its smart appliance lineup.
The smart speaker is based on an AI virtual assistant,
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- Total investment by South Korea's top 30 business groups surged 43 percent on-year to 57.8 trillion won (US$52.5 billion) this year, a report by a corporate research firm showed Sunday.
According to CEO Score, which filed
SEJONG, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- Harbor officials from six nations will visit South Korea to learn about advanced harbor development technology and share management know-how, the oceans ministry here said Sunday.
The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries sai
SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea saw shipments of electronic cigarettes soar this year on their growing popularity among smokers amid a tumble in sales of conventional tobacco, government data showed Sunday.
According to the data from the fin