Korea JoongAng Daily

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Korea JoongAng Daily
Type Daily newspaper
FormatPrint, online
Owner(s) JoongAng Ilbo
FoundedOctober 17, 2000 [1]
Website koreajoongangdaily.joins.com

Korea JoongAng Daily is the English edition of the South Korean national daily newspaper JoongAng Ilbo . [2] The newspaper was first published on October 17, 2000, [3] originally named as JoongAng Ilbo English Edition. [4] It mainly carries news and feature stories by staff reporters, and some stories translated from the Korean language newspaper.


Korea JoongAng Daily is one of the three main English newspapers in South Korea along with The Korea Times and The Korea Herald . [5] The newspaper is published with a daily edition of The New York Times and it is located within the main offices of the JoongAng Ilbo in Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul.

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Coordinates: 37°33′41″N126°58′16″E / 37.5615°N 126.971°E / 37.5615; 126.971 (Location of the Korea JoongAng Daily newspaper offices)