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Mask-wearing Mandatory on Public Transportation and Hospitals

Mask-wearing Mandatory on Public Transportation and Hospitals

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — People will be required to wear face masks on mass transportation, at demonstrations, and medical and health care facilities starting Tuesday, health authorities said. The requirement is in line with the implementation of the country’s infectious disease control and prevention act aimed at stemming the spread of the deadly [...]

S. Korean Group Provides 50,000 Face Masks to U.S. Korean War Veterans

S. Korean Group Provides 50,000 Face Masks to U.S. Korean War Veterans

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s veterans association said Monday it has provided 50,000 face masks to a U.S. veterans group to help American Korean War veterans fight the new coronavirus. The Korean Veterans Association also donated US$10,000 to the U.S.-based Korean War Veterans Association to express gratitude for their sacrifice during the [...]

Gov’t to Allow Sending of Face Masks to Overseas Koreans Regardless of Nationality

Gov’t to Allow Sending of Face Masks to Overseas Koreans Regardless of Nationality

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The government will allow South Koreans to send face masks to overseas family members regardless of whether they have Korean citizenship or not as domestic supplies have stabilized, the foreign ministry said Wednesday. Currently, South Koreans are allowed to send up to 12 surgical masks per person every month, [...]