Daily Archive: August 14, 2020

China Makes Claim to Doubling GDP in a Decade

As China’s government pushes economic growth to meet a key Communist Party pledge for this year, its success may depend on a technicality that it has left unresolved. In 2012,...

22 Dead, 4 Missing in North Korea Floods

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Severe floods in North Korea have killed at least 22 people and left four others missing, according to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red...

Foreign virus patients required to cover treatment costs

SEOUL, South Korea said Friday it will gradually require foreign new coronavirus patients to share the costs of their treatment here, with those who violate local rules being obligated to...

Churches emerge again as hotbed of novel coronavirus

SEOUL, As South Korea is experiencing a new wave of community infections of the novel coronavirus in the Seoul metropolitan area, small and medium-sized churches have emerged again as a...

Three killed during building maintenance work in Seoul

SEOUL, Three maintenance workers were killed at a commercial residential complex building in Seoul on Friday, apparently after being electrocuted while replacing water pumps of the building’s water storage tank,...