SEOUL A massive search was under way in South Korea on Thursday for five rescue workers swept over a dam when their boats overturned in surging floodwaters, while President Moon Jae-in raised concerns about North Korea releasing excess water without notification.
ANSEONG, South Korea Tents erected in a school gym in the South Korean city of Anseong provided shelter on Wednesday for some families among more than 1,000 people made homeless by landslides and floods caused by the country's longest period of rain in seven years.
SEOUL, Aug 5 South Korean officials are working
to keep more than a thousand people displaced by flooding safe
and healthy with anti-coronavirus measures in place at crowded
shelters as the government weighed declaring disaster zones on
SEOUL South Korea's Green Cross Corp has sought regulatory approval for Phase II trials of an experimental COVID-19 blood plasma treatment drug, the company said on Wednesday, sending its shares up nearly 10%.
SEOUL/GENEVA North Korea introduced tougher curbs against the coronavirus on Tuesday, state media reported, after it locked down the town Kaesong, on the border with the South, to tackle what could be its first publicly confirmed infection.
SEOUL, July 28 North Korea introduced tougher
prevention measures against the novel coronavirus on Tuesday,
state media reported, after it locked down the border town of
Kaesong to tackle what could be its first publicly confirmed
case of the respiratory disease.
SEOUL Last week, a 24-year-old defector returned to North Korea the way he left in 2017, authorities say, but with a coronavirus pandemic raging in the background this time, his illicit trip drew far more attention.
SEOUL After North Korea announced what could be its first publicly confirmed case of coronavirus on Sunday, officials in Seoul believe they may have identified the man suspected of crossing into the North, but said so far there is no sign he was infected.
SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared an emergency and a lockdown in a border town after a person suspected of being infected with the novel coronavirus returned from South Korea after illegally crossing the border, state media said on Sunday. | Video