S.Korea Reports 3,363 More Cases Of COVID-19 Variants In Past Week

SEOUL– South Korea reported 3,363 more cases of COVID-19 variants for the past week, bringing the total number of such cases to 46,417, the health authorities said today. Among the…

New virus cases soar to nearly 2,000 ahead of start of phased return to normalcy

SEOUL– South Korea’s new coronavirus cases soared to nearly 2,000 Wednesday, as fresh concerns emerge over people letting their guard down ahead of the start of a gradual easing of…

Military reports 2 additional COVID-19 cases

SEOUL– South Korea’s military reported two additional COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the total caseload among its personnel to 2,019, the defense ministry said. An officer of the Joint Chiefs of…

SK Group chief pays respects over death of late ex-President Roh

SEOUL– SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won visited a funeral home in Seoul on Wednesday to pay respects over the death of late former President Roh Tae-woo, his father-in-law. Roh, who…

New virus cases soar to nearly 2,000 ahead of start of phased return to normalcy

SEOUL– South Korea’s new coronavirus cases soared to nearly 2,000 on Wednesday, as fresh concerns emerge over people letting their guard down ahead of the start of a gradual easing…

Politicians, biz leaders, citizens mourn death of ex-President Roh

SEOUL– Politicians, business leaders and citizens on Wednesday mourned the death of former President Roh Tae-woo, whose mixed presidential legacy drew both public praise and criticism. The family of Roh…

Ex-South Korean President Roh Tae-woo Dies at 88

Former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo, a major player in a 1979 coup who later became president in a landmark democratic election before ending his tumultuous political career in prison,…

Main opposition mourns death of late President Roh, vows to not repeat faults in his legacy

SEOUL– The main opposition People Power Party (PPP) expressed condolences over the death of former President Roh Tae-woo but also promised not to repeat the faults of his political legacy.…

Moon pledges more financial support to increase COVID-19 vaccination in ASEAN

SEOUL– South Korea will provide an additional US$5 million to a regional fund to help Southeast Asian nations increase their COVID-19 vaccination rates, President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday. Moon made…

Former President Roh Tae-woo dies at 88

SEOUL– Roh Tae-woo, South Korea’s last general-turned-president who played a key role in a 1979 coup before winning election through a direct vote at the start of South Korea’s democratization,…