Actor Park Bo-young donated 100,000 masks to the Gyeongbuk Fire Service Headquarters in North Gyeongsang through Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association, according to her agency BH Entertainment on Friday.
China was the top recipient of masks and other Covid-19 protective gear donated from Korea to developing nations last year, during a time when people in Korea were limited to buying two masks a week, a lawmaker’s office reported. According to the...
Facemasks will remain mandatory in the greater Seoul area — even for vaccinated people — due to a recent surge in virus cases.
People coming from India, Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines and 17 other countries where Covid-19 cases are surging will not be allowed to skip the 14-day quarantine in Korea — even if they are fully vaccinated.
Up to some 2,000 people partied at Haeundae Beach in Busan last Saturday, many dancing and drinking without masks on, according to the police in Busan. “We received 38 reports of people at the beach partying and not wearing masks on Saturday...
Delegates attending the Eighth Workers’ Party Congress in Pyongyang split up for meetings on specific topics, state media reported Tuesday.
Filipino soldiers display a banner that reads, “Not once have we forgotten your sacred sacrifices” on the Conrado Yap ship in waters near Manila on Tuesday, after the Korean Navy handed over 10,000 facial masks and 2,000 units of hand sanitizer...
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.
In response to a recent nationwide spike in new coronavirus cases, the Korean baseball league announced Tuesday it will mandate face coverings in dugouts during games, with fines to be levied on multiple offenders.
Sales of masks and hygiene products have skyrocketed in recent weeks as the number of coronavirus cases continues to climb.