New COVID-19 outbreaks test South Korea’s strategy

This post was originally published on this siteSouth Korea was so proud of its handling of the coronavirus pandemic that it coined a term for it: K-Quarantine, named after the global musical

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North Korea’s Leader Admits His Economic Goals Have Failed

This post was originally published on this siteSEOUL, South Korea — Battered by international sanctions, a global pandemic and flood damage, North Korea on Thursday admitted for the first

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South Korea Warns of Another Covid-19 Outbreak Tied to a Church

This post was originally published on this siteSEOUL, South Korea — Health officials in South Korea reported 279 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, warning of a resurgence of infections, many

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North Korea Thinks He Brought Covid-19. The South Wanted to Arrest Him.

This post was originally published on this siteSEOUL, South Korea — Three years ago, out of work​ and hungry, Kim Geum-hyok climbed Mount White Horse near his North Korean hometown,

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South Korea Confirms a Defector Swam Back to the North

This post was originally published on this siteSEOUL, South Korea — The authorities in South Korea confirmed on Monday that a 24-year-old man who had defected from North Korea in 2017 had

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North Korea Declares Emergency After Suspected Covid-19 Case

This post was originally published on this siteSEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said on Sunday that it had locked down a city near its border with South Korea and declared a

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Seoul Will Investigate #MeToo Accusations Against Dead Mayor

This post was originally published on this siteSEOUL, South Korea — Seoul City Hall officials said on Wednesday that they would create a joint fact-finding team with women’s groups

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‘I Felt Defenseless’: Seoul Mayor’s Secretary Speaks Out About Alleged Abuse

This post was originally published on this siteSEOUL, South Korea — The secretary to one of the most powerful political figures in South Korea, Mayor Park Won-soon of Seoul, described

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Police Search for Seoul Mayor After His Daughter Reports Him Missing

This post was originally published on this siteSEOUL, South Korea — The police said on Thursday that they were searching for Park Won-soon, the mayor of Seoul, the capital of South Korea,

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North Korea’s Leader Overrules Military Plan to Deploy Troops at Border

This post was originally published on this siteSEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has overruled his military’s plans to resume exercises and deploy more

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