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Star-studded concert in times of pandemic [PHOTOS]
Popular singer Lee Seung-chul performs on the stage with the audience packed in cars during an outdoor concert at Inje Speedium, a car-racing circuit in Inje, Gangwon Province, Saturday. The star-studded concert also featured ballad singers Ben and Jarak. With the coronavirus pandemic unlikely to end soon, musicians are exploring fresh ways to keep performing while staying a ...
South Korea launches integrated administrative services website for expats
“Government 24” offers nearly 100 services that several government bodies have controlled separately. They include the 47 most sought-after services regarding long-term residence in South Korea and 53 for employment, marriage and education, according to the Ministry of the Interior and Safety (MOIS), which manages the website.
NASA says mountain-sized 'potentially hazardous' asteroid approaching Earth
“Potentially hazardous asteroids are currently defined based on parameters that measure the asteroid's potential to make threatening close approaches to the Earth,” NASA said. “Specifically, all asteroids with a minimum orbit intersection distance of 0.05 (astronomical units) or less and an absolute magnitude of 22.0 or less are considered [potentially hazardous asteroids].”
Returning to school as pandemic rumbles on [PHOTOS]
Students walk along the corridor of a high school in Seoul, Wednesday. South Korean schools reopened from Wednesday as the COVID-19 infection curve has flattened significantly and preventive measures for virus transmission are in full swing. Third-grade high school students are the first of those taking onsite classes, with lower graders set to follow in coming days under the...
Kim Woo-seok of X1 to release solo album on May 25 [VIDEO]
The album's title is “1ST DESIRE [GREED]” and its lead track is “Red Month,” according to TOP MEDIA.
S. Korean schools prepare to reopen on Wednesday [PHOTOS]
The entrance of ChungRyeol High School in Busan was closed on Tuesday with school officials making last-minute preparations to reopen on Wednesday. South Korea will reopen high school classrooms for senior students from Wednesday as the risk of catching coronavirus has bee3n significantly reduced. The opening comes 79 days later than originally planned, during which time stud...
Endangered wildcat spotted at Mt. Bomun
An endangered breed of wildcat - “ssack” in Korean - has been sighted for the first time in eight years at Mount. Bomun in Daejeon.
'There may never be a vaccine for COVID-19'
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says there may never be a vaccine for COVID-19 despite the huge global effort to develop one. Johnson reportedly said, “There remains a very long way to go, and I must be frank that a vaccine might not come to fruition. We need to find new ways to control the virus.” He said these ways included testing people who had symptoms and tracing t...
104-year-old Korean woman recovers from coronavirus
At one point during her treatment, she had to rely on a ventilator to breathe and also struggled with enteritis and pneumonia. But now she has recovered significantly, according to medical workers at the hospital.
South Korea offers undocumented foreigners free virus test with no risk of deportation
In the Korean message delivered to millions of mobile phone subscribers across the country, the Ministry of Health and Welfare urged undocumented foreigners with virus symptoms to contact a public health office and arrange a test.
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