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PC rooms a hotbed of virus infection
PC rooms are rising as new infection clusters, as some customers have been identified among recently confirmed COVID-19 patients.
Alibaba CEO donates masks
Korean Red Cross employees organize mask boxes donated by Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba Group, a Chinese multinational technology company, at the Hanjin warehouse in Incheon. Ma donated 1 million masks to Korea./ Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
Stitching Handmade masks for those in need
More than 30 volunteers from Nowon District in Seoul kicked off a mask project in the district office building Wednesday morning to donate to needy people amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Seoul sees renewable energy potential in building facades
Solar energy evokes for many an image of solar panels covering up an empty, vast area of land.
Call center becomes biggest infection cluster in Seoul
An insurance company call center in southwestern Seoul is now a hotbed for COVID-19 infections in the Seoul metropolitan area, with at least 64 people confirmed to have contracted the virus.
New coronavirus infections drop for 4th day
The number of new coronavirus cases declined for the fourth straight day, Tuesday, with the daily total only rising by 131, according to government officials.
'By changing legislation, we were able to change minds, hearts'
Women in Norway comprise an average of 45.2 percent of the board members of all listed companies in the country.
New mask purchase rules breed public discontent
On Friday morning, people outside a pharmacy in Mapo District, Seoul, had their identity cards ready as they waited in line to buy masks.
Justice minister, chief prosecutor at odds over Shincheonji investigation
Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae and chief prosecutor Yoon Seok-youl are at odds over an investigation into the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, which is viewed as the “culprit” for the exponential increase of coronavirus cases in Korea.
Koreans cynical about China's mask donations
Many Koreans are reacting cynically to a series of face mask donations from China, blaming the Moon Jae-in administration for allowing a situation to develop where the country now needs to receive help from the very place the coronavirus originated. Korea has been grappling with a mask shortage as the number of infections has soared over the past two weeks.