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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 [...]

Train Passengers Who Do Not Wear Masks Will Face Fines Under New Law

Train Passengers Who Do Not Wear Masks Will Face Fines Under New Law

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Train passengers failing to wear masks and comply with quarantine rules against infectious diseases will face monetary penalties under a soon-to-be revised law, the government said Monday. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport made a pre-announcement of the revision of the Railroad Safety Act scheduled to take effect [...]