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Self-employed People Stage Drive-thru Protests Against COVID-19 Restrictions

Self-employed People Stage Drive-thru Protests Against COVID-19 Restrictions

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Thousands of angry self-employed workers staged late-night drive-through protests in Seoul and provincial cities nationwide until early Thursday morning, condemning health authorities for endangering their livelihoods in their drive to combat COVID-19 through tough social distancing restrictions. An association of self-employed businesses, which organized the protest rallies, said at [...]

S. Korea to Ease Attendance Caps in Schools Despite Extended Social Distancing Measures

S. Korea to Ease Attendance Caps in Schools Despite Extended Social Distancing Measures

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — More South Korean students will be allowed to take in-person classes starting Monday as attendance cap restrictions in schools have been eased despite the extended distancing measures. The Ministry of Education reaffirmed Thursday it will allow schools to expand in-person classes even under the Level 4 distancing scheme, the [...]

Gov’t to Extend Restrictions on Restaurant, Cafe Hours in Areas Under Toughest Distancing

Gov’t to Extend Restrictions on Restaurant, Cafe Hours in Areas Under Toughest Distancing

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea decided to extend restrictions on the business hours restaurants and cafes under the toughest social distancing restrictions by one hour, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum announced Friday, as the country struggles to contain the spread of COVID-19. Restaurants and cafes in regions under Level 4 social distancing rules, [...]