Vacationers cool themselves off at Haeundae Beach in Busan on Tuesday, as a heat wave advisory was issued for the region.
Campaigners hold cards reading "Wear a mask" on Haeundae Beach, one of the most visited beaches in Busan, on July 22, behind a sand sculpture with the same message.
A trip to the beach, whether for taking a dip in the sea or a tanning session, used to be the perfect outing for a carefree summer's day. But this year, even with all major beaches opening up to visitors, the atmosphere is quite different.
The American consul in Busan was called in by city authorities Wednesday over the firework mayhem caused by a group of Americans, including soldiers, on the Fourth of July.
Five people affiliated with the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) tested positive for Covid-19 late last week and over the weekend. Two dependents of USFK service members flew into Incheon International Airport on...
Beachgoers this year may have to make a reservation with local government offices just to get a spot on the sand. That’s one of the measures authorities are discussing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the health minister said Thursday.