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S. Korean Chain Reopens Cinemas in China as Coronavirus Slows

S. Korean Chain Reopens Cinemas in China as Coronavirus Slows

BEIJING, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s leading cinema chain CGV reopened in parts of China Monday, as the country allowed movie theaters to resume operation after six months of closure amid the slowdown of the new coronavirus. CGV resumed business at 21 branches in 12 Chinese cities, including Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Nanjing and [...]

CGV Introduces Electronic Visitor Registration to Combat COVID-19

CGV Introduces Electronic Visitor Registration to Combat COVID-19

SEOUL, June 19 (Korea Bizwire) — CGV, South Korea’s largest multiplex chain, said Friday it will introduce an electronic visitor registration system based on quick response (QR) code verification technology at all of its theaters nationwide to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. CGV’s announcement came after South Korea last week mandated QR code-based [...]

CGV Adopts System That Checks Whether Moviegoers Have Masks on Properly

CGV Adopts System That Checks Whether Moviegoers Have Masks on Properly

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) — CGV, South Korea’s largest multiplex chain, said Friday it has adopted camera systems that automatically check moviegoers’ temperatures and whether or not they have their masks on properly amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19. The company, an affiliate of Korean entertainment giant CJ Group, said it has introduced [...]