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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 [...]

16.7 pct of Men Want Commemorative Rites, Compared to Only 2.4 pct of Women

16.7 pct of Men Want Commemorative Rites, Compared to Only 2.4 pct of Women

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The gap between men and women is significant in the opinion of ancestral rites, a major topic for the upcoming Chuseok holiday. According to a survey of 656 union members conducted by the Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU), 16.7 percent of men said they wanted their offspring to [...]