Delegates attending the Eighth Workers’ Party Congress in Pyongyang split up for meetings on specific topics, state media reported Tuesday.
Korea said Tuesday it will lift the export ban on nonwoven fabrics this week that are used to produce protective masks as the domestic supply of the materials and masks stabilized.
North Korea placed hundreds of people in quarantine over coronavirus fears this month, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), suggesting the regime may be fighting a serious Covid-19 epidemic that could cripple its dilapidated health...
As more face mask options become available, customers are becoming increasingly picky. KF94 is so last month. Customers want that rating, and they want masks to tick all the other boxes: breathable, made in Korea, MFDS-certified.
Major retail outlets, including Lotte Mart and Emart, have been selling the new mask since Sunday. Demand for anti-droplet masks has been rising as the summer heat makes the earlier masks troublesome to wear.
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has created a new standard for protective masks designed to filter out small, airborne droplets capable of spreading coronavirus infections, while being warm-weather friendly.
South Korea will provide thousands of face masks and other medical supplies to the Navajo Nation of the United States as gratitude for their participation in the 1950-53 Korean War...