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    Yonhap News Agency

    Yonhap News Agency is a South Korean news agency. It is a funded company, based in Seoul, South Korea. Yonhap provides news articles, pictures and other information to newspapers, TV networks and other media in South Korea.

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    N.Korea slams Pompeo over remarks on increased pressure
    Politics

    N.Korea slams Pompeo over remarks on increased pressure

    North Korea has slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for seeking continued international pressure against Pyongyang while calling for the resumption of dialogue, state media reported.

    S.Korea to grant 'disaster relief money' for households
    Politics

    S.Korea to grant 'disaster relief money' for households

    The South Korean government will grant "emergency disaster relief money" to a majority of the country's households in a one-off stimulus program to help with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, President Moon Jae-in said Monday.

    N.Korea says it tested 'super-large' multiple rocket launchers
    Politics

    N.Korea says it tested 'super-large' multiple rocket launchers

    North Korea has tested "super-large" multiple rocket launchers, Pyongyang's state media reported on Monday, a day after South Korea's military said the country fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles.

    North Korea fires unidentified projectile
    International

    North Korea fires unidentified projectile

    North Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile in the direction of the Sea of Japan, the South Korean Yonhap News Agency reports citing the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

    2 foreigners, 2,280 N.Koreans left under COVID-19 quarantine
    Politics

    2 foreigners, 2,280 N.Koreans left under COVID-19 quarantine

    About 2,280 North Koreans and two foreigners remain under coronavirus isolation in Pyongyang, state media reported on Friday, as the quarantine has been lifted for people with no symptoms during the isolation period.

    S.Korea declares zero tolerance for self-isolation violators
    Politics

    S.Korea declares zero tolerance for self-isolation violators

    South Korea on Thursday declared a no-tolerance stance toward those who violate self-isolation rules due to the coronavirus pandemic, warning that violators will face legal punishment or deportation.

    Female US soldier stationed in S.Korea dead, cause unknown
    International

    Female US soldier stationed in S.Korea dead, cause unknown

    A female American soldier stationed in South Korea was found dead in her barracks room last week, while the cause of her death was under probe, the US military said Tuesday.

    S.Korea unveils bold aid package for financial markets
    Politics

    S.Korea unveils bold aid package for financial markets

    South Korea on Tuesday unveiled an emergency aid package worth 42 trillion won ($34 billion) to help ease the credit crunch and stabilize financial markets hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

    Kim oversaw test of newly developed tactical guided weapon: N.Korea
    Politics

    Kim oversaw test of newly developed tactical guided weapon: N.Korea

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the testing of a newly developed "tactical guided weapon", state media reported on Sunday, a day after South Korea said that Pyongyang had fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea.

    Drive-thrus booming in S.Korea amid COVID-19 scare
    Politics

    Drive-thrus booming in S.Korea amid COVID-19 scare

    Conducting business via drive-thrus, a process that allows people to purchase products without leaving their cars, were spreading acrossSouth Korea, following the success of the nation's drive-thru coronavirus testing centres, a media report said on Saturday.

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