The government announced that social gatherings of up to eight people will be allowed in the greater Seoul area after 6 p.m. starting Monday, seen as a step toward ultimately shifting to a scheme of living with Covid-19 next month.
The Korean government issued an executive order Friday to secure more hospital beds in areas outside of the Seoul metropolitan area to cope with the continued high number of Covid-19 patients.
The young generation of Korean society is prone to be subject to policy experiment or victim of circumstances of the times. In the Kim Dae-jung administration, Education Minister Lee Hae-chan abolished various academic tests,...
Staff pack up kitchenware at a restaurant in Seoul Wednesday after it was forced to shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Revenue at the three major department store operators in Korea — Shinsegae, Lotte and Hyundai — dropped by more than 10 percent in the first week since the Level 4 social distancing scheme was initiated on July 12 compared to a week earlier.
Korea and Israel struck the world's first vaccine swap deal on July 7, and President Moon Jae-in and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett agreed Friday it could serve as a "model of international cooperation" amid the global inoculation effort.
A customer looks through coronavirus self-test kits at a convenience store in Seoul on Wednesday. Convenience store franchise 7-Eleven is running a buy one, get one free promotion
North Korea’s Foreign Ministry accused the United States of using humanitarian aid for “sinister” political purposes amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Department store branches were temporarily closed in southern Seoul after employees at the locations were found to have been infected with Covid-19.
Facemasks will remain mandatory in the greater Seoul area — even for vaccinated people — due to a recent surge in virus cases.