Category: HRD KOREA

S. Korea conducts anti-virus inspections of workplaces with foreign employees

SEOUL, March 7 (Yonhap) — The government has launched a nationwide inspection of manufacturing workplaces with foreign employees to check if they are properly following the anti-virus guidelines amid a series of cluster infections reported at such facilities, officials said Sunday. On Thursday, the Ministry of Employment and Labor began the inspection on some 12,000 […]

(6th LD) Daily cases above 400 for 2nd day on cluster infections; vaccinations exceed 310,000

(ATTN: UPDATES 2nd to last para with latest figure)By Choi Kyong-ae SEOUL, March 7 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases stayed above 400 for a second straight day on Sunday on continued cluster infections, as the number of vaccinated people topped 310,000 in just nine days since the inoculation campaign began. The country […]

2 nurses test positive for COVID-19 after Pfizer vaccine shots

SEOUL, March 7 (Yonhap) — Two nurses working at a hospital in Seoul have tested positive for the new coronavirus after receiving their first doses of Pfizer vaccine shots last week, officials said Sunday. Chung Ki-hyun, head of the National Medical Center where the nurses work, said the test results are not related to the […]

(5th LD) Daily cases above 400 for 2nd day on cluster infections; vaccinations exceed 310,000

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 2nd to last para)By Choi Kyong-ae SEOUL, March 7 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases stayed above 400 for a second straight day on Sunday on continued cluster infections, as the number of vaccinated people topped 310,000 in just nine days since the inoculation campaign began. The country […]

Couple indicted on murder charge over fatal abuse of 10-year-old niece

SUWON, South Korea, March 7 (Yonhap) — Prosecutors said Sunday they have indicted a couple on murder and child abuse charges over the death of their 10-year-old live-in niece last month who was found to have suffered assault, including water torture. The Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office said the child’s aunt and her husband, both in […]