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Nearly 1 mln to Travel by Air During Chuseok Despite Gov’t Advisory

Nearly 1 mln to Travel by Air During Chuseok Despite Gov’t Advisory

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly 1 million people are expected to travel by air during the Chuseok fall harvest holiday despite the government’s advisory asking people to remain at home to help contain the spread of COVID-19, transportation authorities said Monday. The Korea Airports Corp. (KAC) estimated that some 963,000 people will use [...]

Jeju Asks People with Fever Symptoms Not to Come During Chuseok

Jeju Asks People with Fever Symptoms Not to Come During Chuseok

JEJU, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The provincial government of Jeju on Wednesday asked anybody with symptoms of a fever to think twice about visiting the southern resort island during the upcoming Chuseok holiday. Announcing a special administrative measure against COVID-19, the Jeju government said it will introduce mandatory coronavirus testing for any visitor with [...]

National Cemeteries to Close During Chuseok Holiday to Prevent Virus Spread

National Cemeteries to Close During Chuseok Holiday to Prevent Virus Spread

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s national cemeteries will be closed during the upcoming Chuseok holiday to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the veterans affairs ministry said Monday. From Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, visits to 11 national cemeteries across the country will be restricted, according to the Ministry of Patriots [...]