Daily Archive: February 7, 2021

New virus cases under 400 for 3rd day ahead of eased social distancing

SEOUL– South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases were under 400 for the third consecutive day Sunday in the latest sign of a possible slowdown in the virus curve, with the country set to launch an eased social distancing scheme outside the greater Seoul a…

Ultrafine dust density falls to lowest for January

SEOUL– Last month’s ultrafine dust density was the lowest for January since record keeping began in 2015, the environment ministry said Sunday.The average PM 2.5 reading across the country was 20 micrograms per cubic meter, down from 26 micrograms per…

Eastar Jet founder’s relative indicted for embezzlement

NJU, South Korea– A senior financial official of the troubled budget carrier Easter Jet has been indicted on charges of embezzlement and breach of trust, prosecutors said Sunday.The official, whose identity was withheld by the prosecution, is accused …