Daily Archive: August 7, 2022

Deputy national security adviser resigns due to health reasons

Second Deputy National Security Adviser Shin In-ho resigned Sunday due to health reasons, a presidential official said Sunday.Shin tendered his resignation three weeks ago citing deteriorating health, and President Yoon accepted it on Saturday, Choi Yo…

S. Korea’s new COVID-19 cases above 100,000 for 6th day

South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases exceeded 100,000 for the sixth straight day on Sunday as infections stayed high amid the spread of a highly contagious omicron subvariant and increased movement encouraged by eased social curbs and summer vacation.The c…

Whereabouts of 55 Thai tourists on Jeju unknown

The whereabouts of 55 out of 280 Thai tourists who entered South Korea earlier this week through the airport on the southern island of Jeju are unknown, immigration officials said Sunday.Out of 697 Thai nationals who arrived at the Jeju International A…

Gov’t to unveil lunar lander, rover development plans this year

The government plans to unveil a “space economy roadmap” within this year, including the development of a lunar lander and a lunar rover, the presidential science secretary said Sunday.”In order to leap forward as a space power, we will draw up space d…

Police looking into internet posting about assassinating Yoon

Police on Sunday launched an investigation into an internet posting about assassinating President Yoon Suk-yeol, officials said.The posting, titled “How to assassinate Yoon Suk-yeol,” was uploaded on an internet community website at 8:21 a.m., with the…

K League’s top 2 clubs end up in hard-fought draw

The two best teams in South Korean football played to a draw on Sunday, keeping the title race murky as ever.Ulsan Hyundai FC couldn’t hold on to an early lead over Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors as the K League 1 clubs ended in a 1-1 draw at Jeonju World Cup …

Yoon expected to meet with U.N. chief this week

President Yoon Suk-yeol is expected to meet with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres set to visit South Korea later this week.The U.N. chief is scheduled to visit South Korea on Thursday and Friday.”Though it has not been set, it would be a matter …

Exports of Korean instant noodles hit fresh all-time high in H1

South Korea’s exports of instant noodles hit a fresh all-time high in the first half on the increasing popularity of Korean pop culture and a rise in demand for home-cooked food amid the pandemic, data showed Sunday.Exports of instant noodles, or “ramy…