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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Tue, May 30, 2023 | 12:55
Flights, ferry services halted as Bavi moves northward
All domestic flights and ferry services were halted in Korea, Wednesday, as Typhoon Bavi pounded Jeju Island and southern coastal regions with powerful winds and heavy rainfall. No deaths or injuries have been reported so far. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), Bavi was around 170 kilometers west of Mokpo, South Jeolla Province, as of 8 p.m. Wednesday...
Virus infections fan out nationwide
Korea reported 288 new cases of COVID-19, the third straight day of over 200 with an increasing number of cases outside the Seoul metropolitan area, signaling that the nationwide spread is becoming a reality and that it will be a while until the number of cases will decrease.
From kitchen sink to animal farm: Life cycle of food waste in Seoul
The almost ten million residents of Seoul produce roughly 2,100 tons of home food waste every day.
Teens say no to Samsung's coal project
Young environmental activists in Korea gathered outside Samsung's headquarters in Seoul Wednesday, adding pressure on the electronic giant's construction arm not to participate in a coal plant construction project in Vietnam.
Coronavirus spreading out of control in South Korea
The COVID-19 crisis appears to be spinning out of control in Korea with the Seoul metropolitan area recording triple-digit increases in new infections over the past five days. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) reported 246 new cases Monday, pushing up the total caseload to 15,761 with 306 deaths. Among the 246, 201 were in Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi...
University of Utah Asia Campus offers US education in Incheon
For students who had planned to head to the U.S. to complete their higher education, the COVID-19 pandemic has made that goal more difficult to achieve. However, Gregory Hill, the new chief administrative officer of the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Songdo, Incheon, said UAC could be of help to such students as it offers a U.S. education on Korean soil.
Embattled pastor Jun tests positive for COVID-19
Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon, a conservative pastor who organized a massive anti-government demonstration Saturday has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the health authorities, Monday. In response to the demonstration and previous incidents involving Jun, the administration filed a criminal complaint with the prosecution.
Police investigate 30 protesters from anti-gov't rally
The police in Seoul said Sunday they were investigating 30 protesters from Saturday's anti-government rally in downtown for refusing to comply with their orders at the rally site and increasing the risk of COVID-19 infection.
More people hit by coronavirus blues
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing more people to suffer anxiety, fear and depression.
'Incheon airport, Haeundae Beach will be underwater by 2030'
Haeundae Beach in Busan and Incheon International Airport could disappear underwater before 2030 not if but when hit by a big rainstorm or typhoon, as a consequence of the rising sea levels caused by climate change, according to Greenpeace Korea, Thursday.
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