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(3rd LD) 1 dead, 17 injured in pharmaceutical factory fire

(ATTN: CHANGES headline, lead, UPDATES with latest details; REPLACES photo) HWASEONG, South Korea, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) -- An explosion sparked a fire at a pharmaceutical factory in Hwaseong, south of Seoul, on Friday, leaving one person dead and 17 other

(LEAD) Yoon rejects motion to dismiss foreign minister

(ATTN: ADDS details in paras 5-7, 9-15) SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) -- President Yoon Suk-yeol rejected a call to dismiss South Korea's top diplomat on Friday, defying pressure from the main opposition party that controls parliament. In a note sent to

Yoon rejects motion to dismiss foreign minister

SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) -- President Yoon Suk-yeol rejected a call to dismiss South Korea's top diplomat on Friday, defying pressure from the main opposition party that controls parliament. In a note sent to the media, Kim Eun-hye, senior president

(2nd LD) 1 dead, 14 injured in pharmaceutical factory fire

(ATTN: CHANGES headline, lead, UPDATES with latest details; ADDS photo) HWASEONG, South Korea, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) -- An explosion sparked a fire at a pharmaceutical factory in Hwaseong, south of Seoul, on Friday, leaving one person dead and 14 others in

Yonhap News Summary

The following is the second summary of major stories moved by Yonhap News Agency on Friday. ----------------- (2nd LD) KEPCO to hike Q4 electricity rate on high costs, losses SEJONG -- South Korea's state power utility said Friday it will raise

1 missing in pharmaceutical factory fire in Hwaseong

HWASEONG, South Korea, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) -- An explosion sparked a fire at a pharmaceutical factory in Hwaseong, south of Seoul, on Friday, leaving one person missing and eight others injured with smoke inhalation, officials said. The fire broke out

Military reports 293 more COVID-19 cases

SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's military reported 293 additional COVID-19 cases Friday, raising the total caseload among its service members to 278,918, the defense ministry said. The new cases were comprised of 188 from the Army, 47 from th

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