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S. Korean Bond Yields on Sept. 28, 2022

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 3.488 3.484 +0.4 2-year TB 4.311 4.324 -1.3 3-year TB 4.338 4.304 +3.4 10-year TB 4.332 4.208 +12.4 2-year MSB 4.418 4.373 +4.5 3-year CB (AA-) 5.342...

PM meets with Japan’s Kishida, calls for improved relations

TOKYO– South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo met with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo on Wednesday and called for improved relations between the two countries, saying it serves their common interests. South Korea...

Britain’s top diplomat thanks Yoon for attending queen’s funeral

SEOUL– British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly visited President Yoon Suk-yeol on Wednesday and thanked him for attending Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral last week, the presidential office said. Cleverly, who was in Seoul for talks...

S. Korean, Dutch foreign ministers discuss economic cooperation

SEOUL– South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin met his Dutch counterpart Wopke Hoekstra on Wednesday to discuss bilateral ties including their chip partnership. In the meeting held at the foreign ministry in Seoul, the two...

North Korea fires ballistic missile toward East Sea: JCS

SEOUL– North Korea fired an unspecified ballistic missile into the East Sea on Wednesday, ratcheting up tensions amid an ongoing South Korea-U.S. naval exercise involving an American aircraft carrier. The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)...

PM orders tight vigilance against African swine fever

SEOUL– Prime Minister Han Duck-soo called for the highest level of vigilance against African swine fever (ASF) on Wednesday following another outbreak at a local farm. Han ordered officials to swiftly cull pigs at the...

Composer Don Spike arrested on drug charges

SEOUL– Don Spike, a well-known K-pop composer and TV celebrity, was arrested Wednesday on charges of using methamphetamine. The Seoul Northern District Court issued the arrest warrant for the 45-year-old, whose real name is Kim...