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KLM apologizes after airliner crew"s coronavirus toilet note sparks outrage in South Korea

KLM, the Dutch arm of Air France KLM , offered a public apology on Friday after a crew member sparked online outrage by posting a sign in Korean saying passengers on a recent flight were not allowed to use a toilet because of the new coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2020

Personal Finance Daily: How the U.S. can emulate South Korea, Singapore and New Zealand to control the coronavirus and refinancing your mortgage will cost more thanks to a new fee

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Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 14th, 2020

Dr. Fauci outlines 3 ways U.S. can emulate South Korea, Singapore and New Zealand — and control coronavirus spread

The infectious-disease expert told actor Matthew McConaughey, ‘We’ve been through a Depression, we’ve been through a World War. We pulled together through 9/11.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 14th, 2020

South Korean doctors plan to go on strike to protest government plans to train more doctors amid coronavirus cases spikes

Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters Doctors in South Korea plan to go on strike to protest government plans to train more doctors to be better prepared for public health crises like the coronavirus pande.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2020

A "runaway" to South Korea is suspected of bringing a coronavirus case back to North Korea after swimming across the border

KCNA via Reuters A "runaway" from South Korea is believed to ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 27th, 2020

Medill News Service: U.S. contact-tracing efforts on Covid-19 falter on privacy worries, technology gap

Countries such as South Korea have curbed the coronavirus by using contact-tracing phone apps, but the U.S. has stalled in its own efforts because of privacy concerns and other hurdles......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2020

South Korea says it"s going through a second wave of the coronavirus, blaming a long holiday weekend and people using more public transport

Simon Shin/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images South Korea is undergoing its second wave of the coronavirus, the country's health authority said on Monday. O.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 22nd, 2020

Hyundai Motor"s May sales fall sharply year-on-year on COVID-19 impact

South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co said on Monday its provisional May sales fell 39% year-on-year to 217,510 vehicles globally, as the coronavirus outbreak continued to hit demand in key markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2020

Asia"s factory pain worsens as China"s recovery fails to lift demand

Asia's factory pain deepened in May as the slump in global trade caused by the coronavirus pandemic worsened, with export powerhouses Japan and South Korea suffering the sharpest declines in business activity in more than a decade......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 31st, 2020

Hundreds of schools in South Korea reopened, only to close again as the country sought to avoid a spike in coronavirus cases

Kyodo News via Getty Images Hundreds of South Korean schools were forced to delay reopening amid a surge in new coronavirus infections. Korea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 30th, 2020

There"s a demonstrated way to avoid lockdowns and still stop the coronavirus" spread. South Korea has been doing it for months.

Lee Sang-ho/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/ via Getty Images South Korea has been lauded for its success in controlling its original coronavirus outbreak.  Like Sweden, the country never fully lock.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 30th, 2020

Oil falls but still set for biggest monthly gain in years

Oil prices were dragged sharply lower on Friday by weak U.S. fuel demand, fears of a second wave of coronavirus cases in South Korea and a worsening in U.S.-China relations, but were still on track for a hefty monthly gain......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2020

Oil falls but remains set for biggest monthly gain in years

Oil prices were dragged sharply lower on Friday by weak U.S. fuel demand, fears of a second wave of coronavirus cases in South Korea and a worsening in U.S.-China relations, but were still on track for a hefty monthly gain......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2020

The New York Post: Several schools closed down in Seoul, South Korea, after 6-year-old is infected with coronavirus

As the news spread of the 6-year-old boy’s illness, fear quickly emerged among parents with young children, just two days ahead of the planned second-phase resumption of schools, including kindergartens, reported the South Korean Yonhap News Agency......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2020

The New York Post: Several schools close in Seoul, South Korea after 6-year old student infected with coronavirus

As the news spread of the six-year-old boy’s illness, fear quickly emerged among parents with young children, just two days ahead of the planned second-phase resumption of schools, including kindergartens, reported the South Korean Yonhap News Agency......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2020

South Korea just flexed its contact-tracing power: After partiers with coronavirus went to nightclubs, it found and tested 46,000 exposed people

ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images South Korea successfully controlled its original coronavirus outbreak in just three weeks. After some infected partygoers spread the virus in several Seoul nightclubs in e.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 22nd, 2020

One dance fitness workshop led to 112 coronavirus cases in South Korea, a report says

Thomson Reuters A new report has linked an outbreak of coronavirus in South Korea to a dance fitness workshop. Fitness instructors had att.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 18th, 2020

Korean Air to issue $817 million in new shares as virus strains industry

South Korea's largest airline, Korean Air , said on Wednesday its board decided to sell about 1 trillion won ($816.55 million) in new shares to raise funds amid mounting strains in the industry due to the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 13th, 2020

Coronavirus update: Global case tally tops 4.1 million; South Korea reports cluster from Seoul nightclubs, and Wuhan, China, has 4 new cases

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Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 11th, 2020

Global equities markets sink, bonds rise on fears of second wave of infections

A jump in coronavirus cases in South Korea and Germany rattled investors and sent global equities markets lower on Monday, while safe-haven assets, including the dollar and U.S. Treasuries, edged higher......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 11th, 2020

Coronavirus update: Global case tally tops 4.1 million; South Korea reports cluster from Seoul nightclubs, Wuhan has 4 new cases

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Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 11th, 2020