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.
Revenue at the three major department store operators in Korea — Shinsegae, Lotte and Hyundai — dropped by more than 10 percent in the first week since the Level 4 social distancing scheme was initiated on July 12 compared to a week earlier.
Korea and Israel struck the world's first vaccine swap deal on July 7, and President Moon Jae-in and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett agreed Friday it could serve as a "model of international cooperation" amid the global inoculation effort.
A customer looks through coronavirus self-test kits at a convenience store in Seoul on Wednesday. Convenience store franchise 7-Eleven is running a buy one, get one free promotion
North Korea’s Foreign Ministry accused the United States of using humanitarian aid for “sinister” political purposes amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Department store branches were temporarily closed in southern Seoul after employees at the locations were found to have been infected with Covid-19.
Facemasks will remain mandatory in the greater Seoul area — even for vaccinated people — due to a recent surge in virus cases.
As Korea's daily Covid-19 cases surged to over 800 Friday, the highest infections in nearly half a year amid concerns over the spread of a more contagious variant, Seoul’s Mapo District will be conducting a special quarantine inspection of Hongdae.