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USFK Members who Hold No-mask Parties on Haeundae Beach During Independence Day to be Fined

USFK Members who Hold No-mask Parties on Haeundae Beach During Independence Day to be Fined

BUSAN, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. soldiers stationed in South Korea will be fined if they hold parties without wearing masks on and around a popular beach here during the coming U.S. Independence Day holiday amid the coronavirus pandemic, a local ward office said Wednesday. The Haeundae Ward office in the southern port city [...]

S. Korea to Send 60,000 Face Masks to U.N. Peacekeeping Missions in Africa

S. Korea to Send 60,000 Face Masks to U.N. Peacekeeping Missions in Africa

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea plans to send 60,000 face masks to two U.N.-led peacekeeping missions in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help them cope with the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Monday. The government unveiled the plan during a launching ceremony of the preparatory team for Seoul’s [...]

Thinner, Anti-droplet Masks Available at Offline Outlets

Thinner, Anti-droplet Masks Available at Offline Outlets

SEOUL, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean retailers began to sell thinner anti-saliva face masks at their offline outlets on Wednesday as demand for the masks designed to fight the new coronavirus is growing amid hot weather. Anti-droplet masks hit the shelves at major department stores, discount outlets and convenience stores in a full-fledged [...]