Korea said Tuesday it will release data on restaurants that follow sanitary guidelines meant to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus to induce people to dine out more without being excessively concerned about safety.
Stocks closed sharply lower Monday, hitting the lowest point in two weeks amid renewed fears prompted by a spike in the number of new coronavirus cases.
U.S. biotechnology company Inovio will embark on Korea’s first clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine candidate, this month at earliest.
Lotte World Mall in Songpa District, southern Seoul, is quiet on Sunday, with few visitors.
The rhetoric surrounding the possible resumption of the trade war between the United States and China has been ramped up by both sides recently, but this time the risks appear far greater for both, with the world economy as collateral damage.