Health authorities Sunday announced a new five-tier social distancing system to replace the current three-tier scheme, which they hope will minimize shutdown orders for local businesses while cranking up mandatory preventive measures.
Despite remaining concerns about Covid-19, the Moon Jae-in administration plans to dole out discount coupons to boost consumption during the Halloween weekend starting Oct. 31. In the meantime, the prices of houses owned by high-level officials in...
Officials from the Yongsan District Office disinfect streets in Itaewon, central Seoul, on Thursday ahead of Halloween in efforts to prevent new infections of Covid-19.
Prominent nightclubs throughout Seoul will be shutting their doors on Halloween and even the night before amid mounting concerns over mass outbreaks among partying youth.
The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Wednesday it's in talks with local nightclub operators to temporarily shut down their businesses this weekend in time for Halloween amid fears of young partygoers spreading the coronavirus.
Seoul officials Monday vowed to clamp down on violations of health and social distancing guidelines at nightclubs in Itaewon and Hongdae this week as Halloween nears, while warning partygoers to stay home and remain vigilant against the coronavirus.
Models pose with Halloween-related merchandise at Homeplus’ Gangseo branch in western Seoul on Wednesday.