New figures published Monday give a clearer picture of how the coronavirus epidemic has affected Koreans who actually caught the disease.
About half the infections in Korea were traced to followers of the secretive Shincheonji sect, an enormous proportion given that it only has a few hundred thousand members in a population of about 50 million...More
Students at Kaywon University of Art and Design make up the biggest group with 527 plaintiffs, followed by Hongik University (373), Sookmyung Women's University (318), Ewha Womans University (307), Hansung University (282), and Seoul National University (200).
Some 3,900 graduate and undergraduate students from 124 universities are filing a class-action lawsuit to get their tuition fees refunded because they have not been taught except online...More
Some 200 check-in counters at Incheon International Airport's Terminal 2 for 10 foreign carriers plus Korean Air are deserted as what is normally the peak summer season gets underway.
Last year, 187,754 people came and went through the airport every day in May, according to Incheon International Airport Corporation. But the number fell 98 percent in May this year to just 4,449 people...More
Spectators will be allowed to watch sports games at stadiums, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said on Sunday...More
At the start of "Innocence" we're treated to a horrific scene wherein various members of a funeral banquet start vomiting rice wine, having clearly been poisoned. The apparently senile Hwa-ja (played by Bae Jong-ok) is the main obvious culprit, as the woman who prepared the food for the friends of her departed husband. So it is that Hwa-ja's daughter Jeong-in (played by Shin Hye-sun) returns to the outskirts of Daejeon, determined to prove that her mother is innocent...More
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