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MERS death toll rises to nine

By: Kim Rahn Two more people infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) have died, raising the death toll to nine, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Wednesday....

77-year-old overcomes MERS

By: Jhoo Dong-chan A 77-year-old woman who has suffered from asthma for 20 years has recovered from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare,...

Acting PM fills in Park’s lack of leadership

By: Do Je-hae Acting Prime Minister Choi Kyung-hwan is leading the government’s response to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) 20 days after the first case was reported here. He has...

MERS here puzzles WHO team

By: Jung Min-ho The World Health Organization (WHO) is looking closely into the characteristics and clinical features of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, which has clearly “behaved differently”...

MERS confirmed at Asan Medical Center

By: Kim Rahn A Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) case has been confirmed at Asan Medical Center in eastern Seoul, the nation’s largest general hospital. This is fueling concerns over...

Korea, Japan to continue their UNESCO battle

By: Yi Whan-woo Korea failed again in convincing Japan to address wartime slave labor in Tokyo’s bid to put its industrial facilities on the world heritage list in their second...

Baristas, and waiters cover faces amid MERS fears

By: Lee Ji-hye Coffee shops and restaurants have been on high alert amid fears of the spread of the deadly virus that causesover the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)...

Abandon ship

By Nam Sang-so “Every night in my dreams, I see you, I feel you.”The sweet melody of the Titanic’s theme song was playing in the dining hall of the Costa...

[ed] Shock from weak yen

The falling yen is creating a sense of crisis among Korean businesses. Last week the won rose to its strongest level against the yen since 2008, breaking the 900 won...

[ed] Belated MERS steps

Government finally discloses information, vows stricter measures The government on Sunday finally revealed a list of 24 hospitals whereMiddle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) patients have been diagnosed or had been...

Agency to release probe result on energy deals

By Kim Hyo-jin The state audit agency plans to unveil the results of a three-month inspection into overseas resources development projects on July 10 or earlier, according to sources. The...

All about Polish art

National museum displays Polish artworks from Chopin to Copernicus By Baek Byung-yeul Poland is the birthplace of renowned figures such as astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, virtuoso pianist Frederic Chopin and Pope...