New BTS documentary coming to Disney+ in December
A documentary series titled "BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star," covering the past 10 years of BTS and the members' personal journeys, will premiere on Disney+ next month, with two episodes uploaded every Wednesday.
Small businesses are 'top priority,' Yoon tells business owners
President Yoon Suk Yeol promised to provide more financial support to small businesses in the form of low-interest loans and waivers for Covid-related loan repayments.
SK bioscience applies for emergency Covid-19 vaccine approval
SK bioscience has applied for emergency use approval for Novavax’s updated Covid-19 vaccine.
Gov't triples compensation for Covid-19 vaccine deaths to 30 million won
Currently families of victims who died within 42 days of receiving the vaccine and whose autopsy results were inconclusive are eligible to a 10 million won payment.
Covid patients to cough up more starting Thursday
Most people who catch Covid-19 in Korea will be forced to shoulder a greater personal burden after the virus is downgraded on Thursday, marking the end of large-scale state support and monitoring of patients.
North Koreans begin heading home after entry ban lifted
North Korea has lifted an entry ban imposed on its overseas nationals at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, state media reported Sunday.
Korea to lower status of Covid-19 to that of the common flu
Korea will lower the status of Covid-19 to that of the common flu starting next Thursday. According to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) on Wednesday, the government will no longer track daily Covid-19 infections in the ...
Tourism businesses smile as Chinese tour groups return
Cruise ships with Chinese tourists arrived at major ports in Korea on Saturday morning, including one from Qingdao that docked at Incheon with 118 passengers, 81 of whom were on a group tour.
HMM's decline in operating profit due to lower freight rates
HMM, Korea's largest container shipping company, reported a 94.5 percent decline in its second-quarter operating profit to 160.2 billion won ($122 million) due to a pronounced decrease in freight rates in the aftermath of Covid-19.
Knife attack, Covid and heat wave signal red for economy
The summer vacation season has arrived amid torrential downpours and monsoons, but domestic demand is yet to overcome recent hurdles including knife incidents, sweltering heat and the resurgence of Covid-19 that are all weighing on summer spending.