An electronic board at Hana Bank in Seoul shows the Kosdaq market closing above 1,000. It is the first time that the tech-heavy secondary market has exceeded 1,000 in two decades, since the market was rallying on the dot.com boom.
At Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul on Sunday, a policeman stands next to a sign in which Seoul city government orders a ban on any rally in the downtown area, citing preventive measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 infection.
A group of Burmese people living in Korea stage a rally near the Chinese Embassy in Seoul on Sunday, denouncing the Chinese government for supporting the recent military coup in Myanmar.
A group of Myanmar people living in Korea stage a rally in front of the Myanmar Embassy in Seoul on Sunday, denouncing the military coup in their home country and calling for the restoration of democracy.
A rally is staged on Wednesday in front of the Dunsan branch of Homeplus in Daegu, protesting against Homeplus’ decision to shut the store.
Protesters from across the nation stand alongside mannequins, to fill out the socially-distanced rally, as they protest against plans to scrap facility maintenance businesses in front of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Wednesday.
No large-scale antigovernment rally was held in downtown Seoul Saturday as health authorities had feared, though several right-wing demonstrators protested against President Moon Jae-in in small groups or alone across the capital.
Seoul’s police chief Monday threatened to suspend or revoke the driver’s license of anyone who participates in a so-called car rally anywhere in the capital on Foundation Day this Saturday, as activists refuse to comply with social distancing rules.
Leading conservative activist groups on Thursday said they will alter their plans for a massive antigovernment protest in downtown Seoul, and instead hold a drive-thru rally to avoid potential blame for subsequent coronavirus infections.
The government on Friday banned rallies scheduled to be held by conservatives in central Seoul to mark National Foundation Day on Oct. 3, in response to fears of another spike in coronavirus cases.