The Seoul city government sued the Sarang Jeil Church and its head pastor Friday for some 4 billion won ($3.4 million) in damages related to the coronavirus cluster connected to its adherents. “Because the church and its pastor Jun Kwang-hoon...
Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon, the controversial pastor of a Presbyterian church that sparked Korea’s second-largest coronavirus outbreak last month, was placed behind bars again Monday after a local court revoked his bail.
Jun Kwang-hoon, the controversial pastor under fire for stirring churchgoers of Sarang Jeil Church to defy administrative orders on quarantine actions, fumed at the government upon release from hospital after he tested positive...
Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon of the Sarang Jeil Church adamantly refused to take responsibility for the recent spike in cases Thursday, while calling on churches nationwide to “combine forces” to fight the Moon Jae-in administration’s "injustice."
A visitor to Jangwi Traditional Market in Seongbuk District, central Seoul, gets their temperature checked at the entrance on Wednesday.
Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon, the politically controversial pastor at the center of Korea’s second-largest coronavirus outbreak, slammed President Moon Jae-in Wednesday morning as he was discharged from the hospital for virus treatment.
Korea counted 397 more cases of the coronavirus Saturday, reaching a new five-month high as authorities raised the social distancing level for the entire country to Level 2, forcing the closure of public institutions and several types of businesses.
Korea added 332 new infections of the coronavirus Friday, the highest figure since early March, as the virus rapidly spreads across the country. All 17 major cities and provinces saw at least one new Covid-19 case, including Jeju Island.
At least eight more people who attended a big anti-Moon Jae-in rally in downtown Seoul last Saturday contracted the coronavirus, health authorities said Thursday, as they scramble to track down some 20,000 people who took to the streets.
Ten people from across the nation are believed to have contracted the coronavirus while attending last week’s antigovernment rally in Gwanghwamun, central Seoul, health authorities said Wednesday, ringing alarm bells of a possible community spread.