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Churches Meet Online, Streets Deserted on 1st Christmas Since COVID-19 in S. Korea

Churches Meet Online, Streets Deserted on 1st Christmas Since COVID-19 in S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — This year’s Christmas on Friday was unlikely any other, as the raging coronavirus pandemic forced churches to hold services online and kept people off the streets on a typically bustling and cheerful holiday. The landmark Myeongdong Cathedral in central Seoul held its Christmas Mass virtually for the first time, [...]

Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas’ Tops Christmas Charts for 3 Consecutive Years

Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas’ Tops Christmas Charts for 3 Consecutive Years

SEOUL, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans have picked Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas” as their favorite Christmas song of all time. Genie Music, the music streaming subsidiary of telecommunications giant KT Corp., reported that Mariah Carey’s 1994 hit song was heard by the greatest number of people over the past three [...]