Daily Archive: January 31, 2021

Working days lost due to strikes soared in 2020: report

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Yonhap) — The number of working days lost due to labor disputes surged by nearly 40 percent in South Korea last year, a report said Saturday, indicating a likely deterioration in labor-management relations at local firms.According to t…

Strong social distancing measures to stay for another 2 weeks: PM

SEOUL– The government has decided to extend the second-toughest social distancing measures for another two weeks, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said Sunday.”The third wave of the pandemic, which seemed to be flattening, has hit the country again,” Chu…

S. Korea extends tougher virus curbs for 2 weeks ahead of holiday

SEOUL– South Korea decided Sunday to extend tougher social distancing measures for another two weeks, as it is wary of a pileup in cluster infections ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.The country will maintain the Level 2.5 measures, the second-high…