Current social distancing regulations, including a ban on gatherings of five or more people, are extended for another two weeks as a precaution ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.
Though British drug maker AstraZeneca has cut back Covid-19 vaccine deliveries across Europe, health authorities in Korea assure the country will have no issues receiving doses from the company within the first quarter of the year.
Daily Covid-19 cases in Korea continued on a downward trend Friday, with 513 infections reported from the previous day, but public anxiety about future outbreaks remains high.
Park Yong-maan, Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry chairman speaks during the business community’s New Year’s event held at the business group’s headquarters in central Seoul on Thursday with Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun attending.
Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl returned to his job Tuesday, after a local court issued an injunction temporarily halting Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae’s order suspending him.
The government announced Sunday afternoon that it will maintain the current Level 2 social distancing measures in the greater Seoul area, while expanding bans on some facilities, and implement Level 1.5 nationwide starting Tuesday.
SK Group will invest 2.1 trillion won ($1.89 billion) into the creation of data centers and entrepreneurship infrastructure in the Saemangeum Industrial Complex.
Korea’s total confirmed Covid-19 cases surpassed 30,000 Friday, after daily infections topped 300 for the third consecutive day in what health officials have acknowledged is a "third wave" of the disease in the country.
South Korea honored the United Nations (UN) troops that fought on its behalf in the 1950-53 Korean War during a ceremony in Busan commemorating the first official International Memorial Day for UN Veterans on Wednesday.
A robot holding up a sign that reads “regulation innovation changes life” escorts Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun, Wednesday, at the “2020 Robo World” exhibition, held at Kintex in Goyang, Gyeonggi.