Daily Archive: August 14, 2022

N. Korea hits out at U.N. chief over remarks on denuclearization

SEOUL– North Korea accused U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday of lacking impartiality as head of the global agency, taking issue with his denuclearization-related remarks during a visit to Seoul last week.In a press statement, Kim Son-g…

PM calls for preemptive response to heavy rains

SEOUL– Prime Minister Han Duck-soo on Sunday called for a preemptive response to minimize damage caused by heavy rains, as weather officials warn of more downpours in the coming days.Han told a disaster response meeting that the central and local gove…

New COVID-19 cases down for 4th day on fewer testing

SEOUL– South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases dropped for the fourth straight day Sunday on fewer virus tests during the weekend but stayed above the 100,000 mark for the sixth day in a row amid the fast spread of a highly contagious omicron subvariant.The …

Military reports 1,288 more COVID-19 cases

SEOUL– South Korea’s military reported 1,288 additional COVID-19 cases Sunday, raising the total caseload among its service members to 238,393, the defense ministry said.The new cases included 834 from the Army, 198 from the Air Force, 90 from the Nav…