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No. of Passengers at Incheon Airport Dips to Record Low

No. of Passengers at Incheon Airport Dips to Record Low

SEOUL, March 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The daily number of passengers traveling through Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, fell to an all-time low this week, its operator said Wednesday, amid the worldwide spread of the coronavirus outbreak and relevant travel restrictions imposed by many countries. Incheon International Airport Corp. said only 9,316 passengers — [...]

Gov’t Issues Special Coronavirus Quarantine Rules for Civil Servants

Gov’t Issues Special Coronavirus Quarantine Rules for Civil Servants

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government announced Sunday a set of tough “social distancing” measures for civil servants, employees of public organizations and soldiers nationwide, kicking off a two-week intensive campaign against the spread of the coronavirus. The guidelines call for the expansion of telecommuting among public officials, flexible working hours [...]

LG Uplus to Supply 5G VR Content to Hong Kong’s Top Telco

LG Uplus to Supply 5G VR Content to Hong Kong’s Top Telco

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s No. 3 mobile carrier, said Sunday it will supply 5G virtual reality (VR) content to Hong Kong’s largest telecommunication firm. LG Uplus’ VR content will be also available on Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) Ltd.’s 5G service starting next month, the company said. This is [...]

Drive-through Services Spread Nationwide

Drive-through Services Spread Nationwide

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, more people are shunning direct contact with others. In turn, drive-through services where people can purchase goods and services from their own cars is gaining popularity. Pohang Jecheol Middle School, located in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province, distributed school materials to families of [...]