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Mandatory QR Code-based Entry Log System to be Applied to Wedding Halls

Mandatory QR Code-based Entry Log System to be Applied to Wedding Halls

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The mandatory entry log system will be applied to dining places of wedding halls starting next week to prevent further infections of the novel coronavirus in crowded venues in South Korea, health authorities said Wednesday. Operators of wedding buffets should carry out the quick response (QR) code-based registration and [...]

QR Code-based Entry Log Scheme Enforced at All Entertainment Facilities

QR Code-based Entry Log Scheme Enforced at All Entertainment Facilities

SEOUL, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Wednesday launched a mandatory entry log system using QR code-based registration at entertainment facilities, such as clubs and karaoke establishments, a move aimed at enabling health authorities to quickly trace anyone possibly exposed to the new coronavirus at such places. All visitors to such facilities must [...]

Mobile Carriers Release QR Code Entry Log on ID App to Fight Virus’ Spread

Mobile Carriers Release QR Code Entry Log on ID App to Fight Virus’ Spread

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major mobile carriers said Wednesday their joint mobile authentication application now provides a QR code-based entry log for visitors to establishments with a high risk of COVID-19 infection, joining efforts by other tech companies to help fight the spread of the coronavirus. The three carriers — SK [...]

Mandatory QR Code-based Registration at Entertainment Facilities to be Effective This Week

Mandatory QR Code-based Registration at Entertainment Facilities to be Effective This Week

SEOUL, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) — QR code-based registration of visitors at bars, clubs and other entertainment facilities across the country will be mandatory from Wednesday as part of the country’s efforts to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, health authorities said Tuesday. Such facilities in the nation are required to use smartphone QR [...]

QR Registration Test Draws Mixed Reaction from Businesses, Visitors

QR Registration Test Draws Mixed Reaction from Businesses, Visitors

SEOUL/DAEJEON, June 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Three days into the government’s experiment of using quick response (QR) code-based registrations at risky facilities, business owners and visitors have shown mixed responses over the scheme aimed at better tracking and containing the new coronavirus. On Monday, the government launched a weeklong test into QR code entry logs [...]

Gov’t to Require Clubs, Bars to Keep QR Code-based Customer Log

Gov’t to Require Clubs, Bars to Keep QR Code-based Customer Log

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The government unveiled a plan Sunday to require high-risk entertainment establishments like clubs and bars to keep a quick response (QR) code-based customer register, starting next month, as a measure to better track down potential coronavirus-infected patients. The decision was made after the submission of false personal information by [...]