LG Electronics reported an 87.8 percent increase in net profit in the third quarter to 649.2 billion won ($573 million) on demand for TVs and home appliances from people social distancing at home.
Officials from the Yongsan District Office disinfect streets in Itaewon, central Seoul, on Thursday ahead of Halloween in efforts to prevent new infections of Covid-19.
Prominent nightclubs throughout Seoul will be shutting their doors on Halloween and even the night before amid mounting concerns over mass outbreaks among partying youth.
A golf outing by university alumni led to a cluster of 31 coronavirus infections as of Tuesday at noon, as new Covid-19 cases remained in the double digits.
The number of new coronavirus cases in Korea remained in the double digits for the second straight day on Saturday, but infections continue to emerge from clusters at nursing homes and hospitals.
More than 1,300 companies will give discount offers for the Korea Sale Festa event scheduled to run from Nov 1. to 15 this year, with hopes the event will boost consumption and help businesses.
Korea recorded an additional 155 Covid-19 cases on Thursday, marking the second day in a row that the country saw daily cases in the triple digits. Domestic cases accounted for 138, many in nursing homes and hospitals. Seventeen cases were...
New coronavirus infections in Korea jumped back into the triple digits Thursday as health authorities struggle to clamp down on cluster infections across the country.
The government will launch examinations of antiepidemic measures at thousands of nursing homes and hospitals catering to the elderly, said Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun on Wednesday.
Ultrafine dust levels in Seoul reached "bad" on Tuesday for the first time in more than three months after factories started reopening in China.