Daily Archive: July 25, 2021

Shooter to take final aim at record-breaking medal

TOKYO– Veteran South Korean pistol shooter Jin Jong-oh will take his one last shot at a medal to further bolster his Olympic legacy on Tuesday.He and teammate Choo Ga-eun will participate in the 10m air pistol team event at Asaka Shooting Range on the…

New cases spiking outside Seoul; toughened distancing extended

SEOUL– South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases fell below 1,400 Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but more cases continued to pop up outside the greater Seoul area amid the summer vacation season.The country added 1,318 COVID-19 cases, inc…

Samsung signs virtual studio partnership with CJ ENM

SEOUL– Samsung Electronics Co. on Monday said it has signed a partnership with CJ ENM Co., the county’s top entertainment firm, to establish a virtual production set for content development.Samsung will supply its microLED display product, the Wall, t…

BTS member V roots for S. Korean table tennis teen phenom

SEOUL– BTS member V’s message supporting self-proclaimed BTS fan and teenage ping pong sensation Shin Yu-bin has gone viral.Shin Yu-bin, the youngest member of the South Korean women’s table tennis team at 17, is a fan of the South Korean supergroup. …

Tropical nights continue to grip Seoul, major cities

SEOUL– The tropical night phenomenon continued in Seoul and other major cities across the country, the state weather agency said Monday.The minimum temperature between Sunday night and Monday morning was 27.5 C in Seoul, 27.1 C in Incheon, 25.6 C in B…

Military extends toughest antivirus scheme for another two weeks

SEOUL– The defense ministry extended the toughest social distancing rules for the military for another two weeks Monday to curb a new wave of the pandemic, restricting service members’ vacations and off-installation activities.The Level 4 scheme, whic…