Daily Archive: December 19, 2021

Military reports 27 more COVID-19 cases

SEOUL– South Korea’s military on Sunday reported 27 additional COVID-19 cases, with all of them being breakthrough infections, raising the total caseload among its personnel to 2,933.Of the new cases, 22 are from the Army, two from units under the dir…

BTS nominated for 2022 BRIT Awards International Group of the Year

SEOUL– K-pop superband BTS has been nominated for the 2022 BRIT Awards for International Group of the Year, the awards’ website showed Sunday.This is the second consecutive year the group has been nominated for the British annual music awards, both ti…

Moon to receive final annual policy briefings this week

SEOUL– President Moon Jae-in will receive the government’s annual policy briefings for the final time this week, Cheong Wa Dae said Sunday.The 2022 briefings will begin Monday under the slogan, “Changes made with the people, a government fulfilling it…

Edison reaches agreement on lower acquisition price for SsangYong

SEOUL– A South Korean consortium led by local electric carmaker Edison Motors Co. agreed to purchase the financially-troubled SsangYong Motor Co. at a lower price with an accounting firm overseeing the sales, sources said Sunday.The move came after th…