The reopening of China’s economy, and the return of Chinese tourists, is projected to help boost Korea's economy as it struggles with slow growth.
All kids went back to their classrooms in areas under Level 3 social distancing regulations — most parts of Korea outside the greater Seoul area — as Covid-19 restrictions in schools were eased Monday.
Korea's new coronavirus infections hit a record high for a Monday amid concerns over schools reopening on Tuesday.
In-person classes for kindergartens to high schools will be kept, even under the highest level of social distancing, the Education Ministry announced Monday.
Teachers at daycare centers, kindergartens and elementary schools will receive Pfizer or Moderna shots in July so they are fully vaccinated ahead of the full-time return of pupils in the fall semester.
Major state-run museums and theaters in Seoul including the National Museum of Korea, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) and Seoul Arts Center will reopen their doors on Tuesday, as the government has slightly loosened...
Defense Minister Suh Wook visited the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom on Saturday, his office said, ahead of the expected resumption of a civilian tour program in the area. Suh visited the southern side of the Joint Security Area (JSA)...
Schools in the greater Seoul area reopened Monday for the first time in nearly a month, as the daily toll of coronavirus cases sunk to 70.
The Ministry of Education said Monday that 1,845 schools nationwide have been shut down so far due to coronavirus concerns, the highest number since in-person classes resumed in June.
An exclusive look inside a high school in Incheon shows how Korean classrooms are struggling to adjust to the "new normal" after reopenings, as teachers and students alike go to great lengths to safely stay in school during the coronavirus pandemic.