Starting next month, people traveling to Korea for important business and family visits who have been vaccinated abroad will no longer have to do 14-day quarantines.
The first death in Korea after a Janssen Covid-19 vaccine was reported Sunday, while five people were accidentally administered five doses of the vaccine each last week, apparently without ill effect.
The Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters announced Friday that it will loosen the restrictions placed on music concert venues from June 14, signaling the possibility of live K-pop concerts and outdoor music festivals...
The National Assembly was temporarily shut Friday after four members of the ruling Democratic Party (DP), including a lawmaker, tested positive for Covid-19.
Gyms and indoor golf driving ranges in some parts of Seoul will be allowed to stay open until midnight starting from Saturday in an effort to help revive small businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Korea will reopen its borders to fully-vaccinated tourists traveling in groups from countries where the Covid-19 outbreak has subsided, including Singapore, Taiwan and Guam, as early as next month.
North Korea will not be part of the Tokyo Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed Tuesday, the first time it will skip the Summer Games in 33 years.
The government called for strengthened preventive measures for Covid-19 during the summer vacation period, advising companies to advance the beginning of the summer vacation period and stagger employees' days off.
Portable air conditioners on display at a store in Yongsan, Seoul, on Tuesday.
Tax collections in the first four months of 2021 were up 32.5 percent on year, giving the government the wiggle room to pass a supplementary budget without selling more debt.