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New Virus Cases Most in 3 Months; AstraZeneca Jabs Rollout Set to Resume

New Virus Cases Most in 3 Months; AstraZeneca Jabs Rollout Set to Resume

SEOUL, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases hit the highest in three months Thursday as the country pushes for the resumption of AstraZeneca vaccine rollout amid lingering woes over its safety. The country reported 700 more COVID-19 cases, including 674 local infections, raising the total caseload to 107,598, the Korea [...]

Delivery Union Threatens to Stop Door-to-door Service in Protest of Ban on Ground-floor Parking

Delivery Union Threatens to Stop Door-to-door Service in Protest of Ban on Ground-floor Parking

SEOUL, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Delivery workers threatened Thursday to end doorstep delivery for customers living at a massive apartment complex in eastern Seoul, in protest against a rule that requires delivery trucks to use only underground parking spaces. In a press conference held in front of the complex that houses 5,000 apartment units, [...]

Gov’t Establishes Smart Green Industrial Complexes to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Gov’t Establishes Smart Green Industrial Complexes to Reduce Carbon Emissions

SEOUL, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The government has launched a drive to reduce the carbon emissions of existing industrial complexes by more than 25 percent by transforming them into ‘smart green industrial complexes’ on a step by step basis and promoting business innovation activities. On Wednesday, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport confirmed [...]

New Virus Cases Most Since Early Jan., Another Wave of Pandemic Looming

New Virus Cases Most Since Early Jan., Another Wave of Pandemic Looming

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea reported the most new coronavirus cases since early January on Wednesday as sporadic cluster infections continued to pile up across the country, raising concerns that the country may again grapple with another wave of the pandemic. The country reported 668 more COVID-19 cases, including 653 local infections, [...]