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South Korea reopens schools as virus fears persist

Schools in South Korea reopened on Wednesday as the country continues easing its coronavirus restrictions, Anadolu agency reported citing local media. As per a phased reopening plan, classes have resumed at high schools across the …

Apple Store reopens in South Korea tomorrow

An Apple store in Seoul will reopen on April 18, an Apple representative confirmed. It’s the first Apple retail store outside of China to reopen and Apple’s only store in South Korea. The store will have limited …

Why is South Korea beating coronavirus?

South Korea is one of the few countries that has succeeded in flattening the coronavirus curve. Its policy of testing, tracing and treating without lockdowns has been widely lauded. Some attribute this to South …

U.S. and South Korea discuss Korean Peninsula issue

Nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States held phone talks Thursday over the Korean Peninsula issues, according to South Korean foreign ministry. Lee Do-hoon, South Korea's special representative for Korean Peninsula …

Asia deploys innovative, if invasive, tech to curb virus

Electronic bracelets and phones that report your whereabouts, text messages if you stray too far from quarantine and digital detectives tracking where you have been — Asian countries have embraced innovative, if somewhat invasive, tech …