By Yoo Jee-ho and Park Sojung
GWANGJU, July 3 (Yonhap) -- The 2015 Summer Universiade kicked off here in southwestern South Korea on Friday with a lavish opening ceremony celebrating youths of the world.
Gwangju, a metropolitan city lying 330 kilo
By Yoo Jee-ho
GWANGJU, July 3 (Yonhap) -- Chung Hyeon, the highest-ranked South Korean male tennis player, was seeded No. 1 in the men's singles at the Summer Universiade on Friday.
Chung, ranked 79th in the world, got the bye to the second round.
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ULSAN, July 3 (Yonhap) -- The head of Hanwha Chemical Co. offered a public apology Friday over a deadly explosion at a plant that killed six workers and injured one.
SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will step up its participation in global peace-keeping operations, the military official in charge of foreign troops dispatch said Friday, as the country marks the three-year anniversary of PKO deployment in the vi
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By Kim Seung-yeon and Kang Yoon-seung
SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- A U.S. hedge fund, opposing a proposed merger of two Samsung Group units, has filed an appeal ag