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China’s extension of EV subsidies to impact LG Chem, Samsung SDI, SK Innovation

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

Battery makers LG Chem, Samsung SDI and SK Innovation are likely to see a bumpy road ahead in improving their electric vehicle (EV) battery sales as countries affected by the [...]
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Seoul orders nightclubs, discos to close until April 19

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

The Seoul Metropolitan government on Wednesday ordered the closure of entertainment establishments such as nightclubs and room salons until April 19, amid mounting concerns [...]
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Chinese property tycoon and Xi critic under investigation

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

An outspoken Chinese Communist Party critic and millionaire property tycoon, Ren Zhiqiang, has been placed under investigation for “serious violations of discipline and [...]
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COVID-19 deaths surpass 200; 53 more infections reported

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s death toll from the novel coronavirus rose above 200 on Wednesday, with patients aged 80 or older making up the largest proportion of the deceased. After [...]
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Coronavirus lessons: How Korea got face masks for everyone and Germany kept death rate down | Trudy Rubin

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM

As US fatalities from COVID-19 rise, Germany’s death rate from the virus is roughly half that of America’s. As America’s frontline health workers still [...]
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Virus-beating Chinese donates W1.2 million in thank-you gift to Korean medical workers

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:02 AM

A Chinese national has donated 1.2 million won ($985) to the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) in a show of appreciation to South Korean medical workers who helped her [...]
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S. Korea unveils another massive stimulus package against coronavirus

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea has unveiled an additional economic relief package worth 53.7 trillion won ($44 billion) in its continued struggle to boost the domestic market and export [...]
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Korea listened to the experts

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

South Korea, the US and the UK all reported their first Covid-19 cases around the same time: on January 20, January 21, and January 31, respectively. How things unfolded from [...]
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Korean Air calls for 6-month work stoppage for 70pct of workforce

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s No. 1 flag carrier, Korean Air Lines, said Tuesday that it will start a six-month-long work stoppage for more than 70 percent of its workforce, as the [...]
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Seoul to suspend visa waivers for countries that ban entry on Koreans

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea will temporarily stop visa waiver programmes for countries that bar entry to Koreans, prime minister Chung Sye-kyun announced Wednesday, amid concerns over a [...]
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Brokerages on alert as overseas real estate investments suffer losses

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korean brokerages are on high alert as funds related to foreign real estateand their direct investment in property ownership abroadare likely to suffer losses in the [...]
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From Pyongyang to Gangnam: the ex-N. Korean diplomat on the ballot in Seoul

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

For decades, Thae Yong Ho served the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, rising to become Pyongyang’s deputy ambassador to London before defecting. Now he is [...]
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N Korea testing, quarantining for COVID-19, still says no cases-WHO representative

N Korea testing, quarantining for COVID-19, still says no cases-WHO representative

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea, one of only a handful of countries not to have reported confirmed cases of COVID-19, has said that it continues testing and has more than 500 people in [...]
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Korean Air puts 70pct of staff on leave

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

South Korea’s flag carrier Korean Air will put 70 percent of its 19,000 staff on furlough, it said, as it scrambles to cope with the coronavirus pandemic that has [...]
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Korea Is Beating Covid-19. Here’s How.

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Barrons | 6:02 AM

South Korean has had success managing the coronavirus outbreak. New cases diagnosed Monday dropped to 47, the lowest level in weeks. South Korean has had success managing the [...]
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