mask Archives | Be Korea-savvy
Eco-friendly Mask Patent Applications Jump as Pandemic Drags On

Eco-friendly Mask Patent Applications Jump as Pandemic Drags On

DAEJEON, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) — With the surge in sales of protective masks following the coronavirus outbreak, patents for technology designed to prevent these masks from causing environmental damage also jumped in number last year. The Korean Intellectual Property Office reported that 112 patents were submitted last year in relation to eco-friendly mask technologies, [...]

S. Korea Develops Mass Production Technology for Nanofabric Filters

S. Korea Develops Mass Production Technology for Nanofabric Filters

DAEJEON, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology announced Tuesday that it has developed technology to mass produce nanofabric filters for protective masks using centrifugal force. Nano-fabric filters, unlike other filters that rely on electrostatic mechanisms to collect foreign particles, can sustain their capacity to collect dust particles in [...]

N. Korean Officials Seen Wearing Masks at Party Congress After Days of No-mask Sessions

N. Korean Officials Seen Wearing Masks at Party Congress After Days of No-mask Sessions

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korean officials participating in the ongoing party congress were seen wearing face masks in their latest meetings for the first time since its opening last week, raising questions over its standards on antivirus guidelines. Photos released by state media on Tuesday showed North Korean officials in blue face [...]

Mask-related Violations Most Reported Among Breaches of Virus Control Measures

Mask-related Violations Most Reported Among Breaches of Virus Control Measures

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — People in South Korea are violating mask-wearing rules more than any other regulations in place against COVID-19, government data showed Tuesday. Restaurants are where such breaches of antivirus restrictions occur most frequently, followed by indoor gyms and religious facilities, according to the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. The [...]