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Military to Ship COVID-19 Treatment Pills to Overseas Units

Military to Ship COVID-19 Treatment Pills to Overseas Units

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s military is set to ship COVID-19 treatment pills to three overseas units Friday following virus outbreaks there, officials here said. Pfizer’s Paxlovid antiviral pills will be sent by air to the contingents in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), South Sudan and Lebanon under Thursday’s distribution approval by [...]

S. Korea Mulls Shipment of Booster Doses to Overseas Units amid Omicron Concerns

S. Korea Mulls Shipment of Booster Doses to Overseas Units amid Omicron Concerns

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is considering sending COVID-19 vaccines for booster shots to its troops abroad, officials said Friday, amid concerns over breakthrough infections and the omicron variant. It initially sought the local supply of additional vaccines needed for booster jabs. But it has begun consultations with the Korea Disease Control [...]

Financial Firms’ Overseas Units Shine in H1 Despite Pandemic

Financial Firms’ Overseas Units Shine in H1 Despite Pandemic

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean financial companies’ overseas units saw their earnings jump more than 27 percent in the first half of the year despite the coronavirus pandemic, a corporate tracker said Wednesday. According to CEO Score, 222 overseas subsidiaries of major banks and other financial institutions posted a combined net income [...]