Daily Archive: December 26, 2021

New African port to put China across the Atlantic from the US

China is building a new military port on Africa’s Atlantic coast.The port at Bata in the Central African nation of Equatorial Guinea is set to become China’s first permanent military presence on the coast of West Africa.U.S. officials told The Wall Str…

Two more members of K-pop group BTS test positive for COVID-19

Two more members of the K-pop group BTS on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19 following their return to South Korea from the band’s first pandemic-era concerts in the United States, their management company Big Hit Music said, Trend reports citing R…

Military reports 31 more COVID-19 cases

SEOUL– South Korea’s military on Sunday reported 31 additional COVID-19 cases, including 30 breakthrough infections, raising the total caseload among its personnel to 3,120.Of the new cases, 22 are from the Army, six from the Navy and three from units…

New infections below 6,000 for 2nd day; critical cases at 1,081

SEOUL– South Korea’s new coronavirus cases stayed below 6,000 for the second straight day Sunday following fewer tests on Christmas Day but critical cases remained high.The country added 5,419 more COVID-19 cases, including 5,339 local infections, bri…

Ruling party, satellite party announce merger deal

SEOUL– The ruling Democratic Party (DP) and the splinter minor Open Democratic Party announced their merger agreement Sunday, in a move meant to strengthen unity in the liberal political bloc ahead of the March 9 presidential election.DP leader Song Y…