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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 [...]

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 [...]

Majority of Call Center Employees Feel Vulnerable to Coronavirus

Majority of Call Center Employees Feel Vulnerable to Coronavirus

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A majority of employees at call centers in South Korea still feel their workplaces aren’t properly protected from coronavirus infection, a survey showed Sunday, despite government guidelines announced last month in the wake of a cluster infection at a Seoul call center. In a survey by Workplace Gapjil 119 [...]

Nearly 50 pct of S. Koreans Support Proposal for Cash Provision over Coronavirus

Nearly 50 pct of S. Koreans Support Proposal for Cash Provision over Coronavirus

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly 50 percent of South Koreans support a proposal to provide cash to citizens to help them tackle the economic fallout of the new coronavirus, a poll showed Monday. In the survey by Realmeter on 505 people, 48.6 percent of the respondents favored the idea that the government temporarily [...]