New virus infections fall below 30 for 5th straight day

YONHAP NEWS  – SEOUL, April 17 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s new coronavirus cases fell below 30 for the fifth straight day Friday, but health authorities warned against complacency and urged…

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Camp Humphreys to reopen gyms, barber shops as coronavirus slows in South Korea

By KIM GAMEL | STARS AND STRIPES Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge. See other free reports here. Sign up for our daily…

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N. Korean defector wins first-ever constituency seat in parliament

Yonhap News  |  By Yi Wonju SEOUL, April 16 (Yonhap) — A high-profile North Korean defector won a constituency seat in this week’s general elections, becoming the first person hailing…

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South Korea’s ruling party wins election landslide amid coronavirus outbreak

Voters reward Moon Jae-in for response to pandemic with biggest majority since transition to democracy in 1987 South Korea’s ruling party has won a landslide victory in national assembly elections,…

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U.S. flies spy planes following N. Korea’s missile launches

YONHAP NEWS SEOUL, April 15 (Yonhap) — A series of U.S. surveillance aircraft have flown near and over the Korean Peninsula, an aviation tracker said Wednesday, following North Korea’s launch…

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S. Korean coronavirus test kit shipment to leave for U.S. Wednesday

Yonhap News   |   By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL, April 14 (Yonhap) — A shipment of South Korean-made coronavirus test kits will depart for the United States early Wednesday, officials said, under…

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