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Regional Authorities Offer Support to Accommodate Daegu Patients

Regional Authorities Offer Support to Accommodate Daegu Patients

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Local authorities across the country are pushing to help the city of Daegu as it struggles to acquire enough hospital beds for coronavirus patients. “We will accept patients from Daegu with mild coronavirus infections to be treated at the Bitgoeul Hospital and Chonnam Gwangju Second Geriatric Hospital both operated [...]

Social Media Account Selling Restaurant Leftovers Attracts Attention

Social Media Account Selling Restaurant Leftovers Attracts Attention

DAEGU, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Daegu citizens are working together on social media to prop up local businesses, which have been hit hard by the rapidly growing coronavirus outbreak. A Facebook page introducing restaurants in Daegu posted Friday that many establishments are losing money due to the COVID-19 epidemic. These restaurants saw their sales [...]

Airlines to Suspend Flights to Daegu over Virus Fears

Airlines to Suspend Flights to Daegu over Virus Fears

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean airlines have suspended or plan to halt flights to the country’s southeastern city of Daegu, where hundreds of new coronavirus infections have been reported over the weekend. Korean Air Lines Co., the country’s biggest full-service carrier, canceled its flights to Daegu from the southern resort island of [...]

USFK Limits Soldiers’ Travel to Daegu, Closes Several Facilities amid Surge in Coronavirus Cases

USFK Limits Soldiers’ Travel to Daegu, Closes Several Facilities amid Surge in Coronavirus Cases

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) has banned “non-essential” travel to and from South Korea’s southeastern city of Daegu and shut down all of its children-related facilities there in the wake of a surge in new coronavirus cases in the region. Since Wednesday, South Korea has confirmed more than 70 additional [...]

Daegu’s Success with Chicken and Beer Stems from Industrial Background

Daegu’s Success with Chicken and Beer Stems from Industrial Background

DAEGU, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Every end of July, the city of Daegu holds its signature Chimac (combination of chicken and beer in Korean) Festival to fight off summer heat. The festival gathered more than 270,000 people over just three days when it first began in 2013, and won the title of Daegu’s most [...]