[Contribution] COVID-19 recovery in Korea: short-term strength, long-term weakness

Korea's economy has fared relatively well during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to exceptional crisis management. After the first confirmed case...

Shinhan Life and KB Insurance compete in healthcare market

KB Insurance and Shinhan Life are expected to fiercely compete in the healthcare sector as the two strengthen their presence...

Girl group Kep1er postpones debut due to COVID-19 concerns

K-pop girl group Kep1er has postponed its debut due to COVID-19 concerns. The nine-piece act was initially set to debut...

3 feared dead as Myanmar army truck runs down protesters

An army vehicle barreled into a peaceful march of anti-government protesters in military-ruled Myanmar's biggest city on Sunday, reportedly killing...

Indonesian rescuers dig through volcanic ash after 14 die

Rescuers were sifting through smoldering debris and thick mud in search of survivors a day after the highest volcano on...

New cases fall below 5,000; toughened virus rules go into effect

South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 5,000 for the first time in three days Monday as the country reimposed...