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SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. Federal Reserve's likely lifting of its benchmark interest rate this week may result in the reduction of foreign investment in Korea by up to 15 trillion won (US$13.4 billion), a local think tank said Wednesday.
SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- The Doosan Bears clinched the best regular season record in South Korean baseball on Tuesday with a dominant victory at home.
The Bears captured their third Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) pennant by blowing out the Ne
SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to post a record operating profit of 17.2 trillion won (US$15.4 billion) in the third quarter, backed by firm demand for memory chips, market sources said Tuesday.
The consensus by ma
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NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed the conclusion of negotiations to amend the count
NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed the conclusion of negotiations to amend the countries' bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) on Monday, vowing swift efforts to implement the revi
SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- Two BMW diesel vehicles on the German automaker's recall list have caught fire in less than two days in South Korea, authorities said Monday.
A BMW 520d caught fire shortly before Monday noon while going up a hill in Py
SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has bought no Iranian oil since June, a news report said Sunday, as refiners in the Asian country diversify their sources of crude oil imports due to U.S. sanctions on Iran.
"It is nearly three months that So
SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean women's doubles duo of Han Na-lae and Choi Ji-hee captured a Women's Tennis Association (WTA) title on home soil on Sunday, becoming only the second doubles team from the country to win on the tour.
SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics' gas and induction electric cooktops received the highest scores from the U.S. Consumer Report, industry sources said Sunday.
Samsung's gas cooktops -- 30-inch and 36-inch models -- were picked as two
INCHEON, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- A hospital is testing for a second time a South Korean man with suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), the man having previously tested negative, health authorities said Saturday.
The 50-year-old man, who
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- Louis Vuitton was the most frequently counterfeited foreign brand in South Korea over the past five years, a report showed on Saturday.
According to data from the Korea Customs Service, government regulators uncovered im
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Sept. 22.
-- 4-5 small-sized new towns to be made in metropolitan areas (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
--'I can't sleep at night beca
SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- Seoul shares may undergo upward momentum next week, as eased concerns over global trade disputes and positive forecasts for corporate earnings could whet investors' appetite for bargains, analysts said Saturday.
SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's deputy prime minister has admitted economic difficulties and called for South Korea's assistance, a South Korean presidential official said Friday, in a rare appeal by the North to try to boost its economy.
The following is the second summary of major stories moved by Yonhap News Agency on Friday.
S. Korean foreign minister likely to meet Pompeo in New York
SEOUL -- South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha is expected to hol
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SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks ended higher Friday, as investor sentiment was buoyed by the record close on Wall Street and eased concerns over global trade disputes, analysts said. The South Korean
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3-year TB 2.022 2.035 -1.3
10-year TB 2.412 2.428 -1.6
SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) -- The number of foreigners who visited South Korea rose 26.1 percent in August from a year earlier due to a base effect after visits by Chinese tourists plunged last year in the face of a diplomatic row, the tourism promotion
SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) -- Choi Jeong-woo, new CEO of South Korea's leading steelmaker POSCO Co., said Friday that the inter-Korean summit can create new opportunities for the steel industry.
The executive was part of the business delegation that
SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks ended higher Friday, as investor sentiment was buoyed by the record close on Wall Street and eased concerns over global trade disputes, analysts said. The South Korean won rose against the U.S. dollar.