With Myeong-dong in central Seoul a veritable ghost town and cosmetics sales hit hard by the pandemic, companies in the business are desperately trying to adjust, pitching their products for the locked down and the ever-masked.
A banner on a closed restaurant near the shopping district in Dongdaemun in central Seoul advertising the space for rent on Tuesday.
A 38-year-old woman who gave birth on Jan. 2 decided to forgo going to a postpartum care center due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
V Live, Naver’s live video platform, was downloaded more than one million times since it was first offered in 2015, the IT company said Monday, with the numbers receiving a big boost from the coronavirus pandemic.
Remote work is here to stay, even after the pandemic ends, while the structure of our metropolitan areas could change permanently with the drop in demand for office space, the central bank predicts.
Retail companies in Korea are going minimalist when it comes to post-CSAT promotions this year, as strict social distancing measures are in place amid the rising number of coronavirus cases in the country.
Science and technology have been some of the most powerful weapons used by mankind to fight epidemics, and Shin Sung-chul, president at KAIST, sees the coronavirus as an opportunity to arm Korea with effective tools.
Since the Covid-19 outbreak, the number of users and the frequency of use of smart speakers have risen.
Civic groups stage a protest at Yongsan Station in central Seoul on Sunday, asking the government to provide more jobs and financial support for vocational high school graduates as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic causes job numbers to shrink.
Overseas sales for large local companies in the second quarter declined almost 20 percent on year as the pandemic hit foreign economies and global demand.