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China Lays Out False Claims on Korea’s Chicken Soup

China Lays Out False Claims on Korea’s Chicken Soup

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Chinese internet search behemoth Baidu has listed Korean traditional chicken and ginseng soup, or “samgyetang,” as having originated in China. Baidu’s encyclopedia claims that samgyetang is a ‘Guangdong-style’ soup made with Korean ginseng, pullet, and glutinous rice that was ‘handed down’ to Korea to become one of the country’s [...]

General Hospital Heads Get COVID-19 Vaccines to Speed Up Inoculation Process

General Hospital Heads Get COVID-19 Vaccines to Speed Up Inoculation Process

SEOUL, March 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Heads of general hospitals in Seoul are stepping up as early recipients of the coronavirus vaccine to speed up the inoculation process. Gangnam Severance Hospital Director Song Young-goo became the first healthcare worker at the hospital to receive the AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. “This is how we reassure [...]

Korean Volunteer Organization Offers Free Coronavirus Tests in Los Angeles

Korean Volunteer Organization Offers Free Coronavirus Tests in Los Angeles

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) — A Korean volunteer organization has offered free coronavirus tests in Koreatown, Los Angeles on Monday (local time) to promote South Korean medical products. The tests took place in front of Wilshire Park Place, where test kits, walk-through clinics and mobile quarantine machines from South Korea were employed. The event [...]