Korean stocks are likely to continue fluctuating in a tight range next week amid concerns about a rise in new coronavirus cases and the rising inflation pressure.
Korea reported 4,116 new Covid-19 cases Wednesday, a new record, with the number of critically ill patients also hitting an all-time high of 586.
President Moon Jae-in pinpointed the real estate issue as his biggest regret during his tenure, including not providing sufficient opportunities for young people to own homes and failing to stabilize housing prices, speaking at a town hall Sunday.
President Moon Jae-in speaks at a town hall Sunday evening in a studio in Yeouido, western Seoul, attended by some 300 people.
As new Covid-19 infections remained in the 3000s for a fifth consecutive day, 804 patients were on standby for hospital beds in the Seoul metropolitan area Sunday.
A 22-member Covid-19 vaccine safety committee launched Friday to study the adverse side effects of inoculations.
The government announced that social gatherings of up to eight people will be allowed in the greater Seoul area after 6 p.m. starting Monday, seen as a step toward ultimately shifting to a scheme of living with Covid-19 next month.
The Korean government issued an executive order Friday to secure more hospital beds in areas outside of the Seoul metropolitan area to cope with the continued high number of Covid-19 patients.
The young generation of Korean society is prone to be subject to policy experiment or victim of circumstances of the times. In the Kim Dae-jung administration, Education Minister Lee Hae-chan abolished various academic tests,...
Staff pack up kitchenware at a restaurant in Seoul Wednesday after it was forced to shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.