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Electronic Wristbands Needed to Trace People Under Self-quarantine

Electronic Wristbands Needed to Trace People Under Self-quarantine

SEOUL, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Most South Koreans believe that it’s necessary to use electronic wristbands to keep track of those under self-quarantine as the country aggressively moves to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, opinion polls showed Thursday. In a survey of 1,000 adults nationwide, commissioned by the Ministry of Culture, Sports [...]

Airman Under Probe for Allegedly Taking College Entrance Exam on Behalf of Superior

Airman Under Probe for Allegedly Taking College Entrance Exam on Behalf of Superior

SEOUL, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — An airman is under investigation over allegations he took the annual state-administered college entrance exam on behalf of one of his superiors, military officials said Thursday. The service member, whose identity has been withheld, is suspected of taking the annual College Scholastic Aptitude Test in November on behalf of [...]

S. Korea to Host Online Seminar to Share Anti-virus Know-how with Foreign Countries

S. Korea to Host Online Seminar to Share Anti-virus Know-how with Foreign Countries

SEOUL, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will host an online seminar this week to share its coronavirus containment measures and know-how with foreign countries, a foreign ministry official said Wednesday. The video presentation, slated for late Thursday, comes as an increasing number of foreign countries has been seeking to benchmark various quarantine steps [...]

Poll Finds Widespread Support for Social Distancing

Poll Finds Widespread Support for Social Distancing

SEOUL, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Most South Koreans support the social distancing campaign to fend off the coronavirus, though three in 10 feel its side effects, a poll showed Wednesday. The survey by the Asian Citizen’s Center for Environment and Health, a nongovernmental organization, also found citizens in an overwhelming number are positive toward [...]

KCA Ratings Help Consumers Compare Product Quality Before Purchases

KCA Ratings Help Consumers Compare Product Quality Before Purchases

SEOUL, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Most consumers believe that the quality comparison information of a product has a significant impact on product selection, a recent survey showed Tuesday. The Korea Consumer Agency (KCA) conducted a survey of 600 consumers who have utilized quality comparison information. As a result, 94.1 percent of the respondents said [...]