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T’way Air to Start Flights to Wuhan, First in 8 Months Since Virus Outbreak

T’way Air to Start Flights to Wuhan, First in 8 Months Since Virus Outbreak

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – T’way Air, a South Korean low-cost carrier, will begin flights to the Chinese city of Wuhan on Wednesday, marking the reopening of the air service to the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak after eight months, the transport ministry said Tuesday. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport approved T’way Air’s [...]

CUHK Business School Research Shows Wuhan Lockdown Significantly Cut COVID-19 Infections

CUHK Business School Research Shows Wuhan Lockdown Significantly Cut COVID-19 Infections

HONG KONG, CHINA, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) - To combat the spread of COVID-19, the Chinese government imposed an unprecedented and controversial lockdown on Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, starting on the morning of January 23, and then in other Hubei cities several days later. Under the order issued by the government, all public transport, [...]

Residents of Jincheon, Asan Changing Stance to Welcome Evacuees from Wuhan

Residents of Jincheon, Asan Changing Stance to Welcome Evacuees from Wuhan

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Residents of Jincheon and Asan said Friday they will no longer oppose the government’s decision to house South Korean nationals evacuated from China’s Wuhan, the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak, in the two central South Korean towns. Residents living near the Police Human Resources Development Institute in Asan, [...]

Residents of Jincheon, Asan Refusing to Welcome Korean Evacuees from Wuhan

Residents of Jincheon, Asan Refusing to Welcome Korean Evacuees from Wuhan

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Residents of two central South Korean towns, formally picked Wednesday to house South Korean nationals evacuated from Wuhan, China, this week, are strongly protesting the government’s decision as a threat to their health. The government said it will send about 700 South Korean nationals arriving from Wuhan to the [...]

Airlines Bearing Brunt of Fast-growing Virus, China Flights Curtailed

Airlines Bearing Brunt of Fast-growing Virus, China Flights Curtailed

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean airlines are beefing up preventive measures to minimize any fallout from the fast-spreading coronavirus on their businesses this year, industry sources said Wednesday. The new coronavirus virus first appeared in the central Chinese city of Wuhan last month, and has sickened thousands and killed more than 100 [...]