Daegu residents scramble to get face masks amid surge in COVID-19 cases

residents of Daegu the South Korean city hardest hit by the coronavirus are scrambling to get their hands on face masks in a bid to protect themselves from the virus but there are fears that the large number of people trying to get hold of masks could cause the virus Continue Reading

S. Korea confirmed 16th case of coronavirus

meanwhile South Korean health authorities are scrambling to figure out the movements of the country’s 16th patient who returned from a trip to Thailand about two weeks ago ken hyung Lee reports the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a 16th coronavirus case in South Korea on Tuesday Continue Reading

WHO requests an additional US$ 675 mil. to tackle coronavirus outbreak

the World Health Organization has requested hundreds of millions of dollars in extra funding to bolster its three-month plan to tackle the corona virus outbreak the request comes as health authorities around the world scramble to find either a vaccine or a cure Eastern Jail reports in an effort to Continue Reading

Death toll continues to rise in China as countries scramble to tackle coronavirus outbreak

alarming new numbers coming out of China and other countries around the world a total of 361 people have died in China due to the new coronavirus and a man in the philippines starring from the novel virus on sunday and this was the first death outside of bain land Continue Reading

Wuhan coronavirus kills 6, infects more than 300 in China

now China is desperately trying to keep alone the spread of the ohon coronavirus but so far it seems to be losing battle the mysterious respiratory infection that’s killed at least six people in second more than 300 people in China and parts of Asia appears to have made its Continue Reading

Coronavirus death toll tops 130; countries scramble to minimize damage

We begin this morning with our ongoing coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. The virus is spreading quickly and the world is on edge. Our Kim Jae-hee is on the line with the latest. Jae-hee, please fill us in. Right. So the new type of coronavirus that first appeared in Wuhan Continue Reading

Damage estimates from Pohang earthquake on the rise as gov’t scrambles to provide aid

Damages from the magnitude five-point-four earthquake that struck Korea’s southeastern city of Pohang earlier this month,… are now being estimated to be worth nearly 90 million U.S. dollars. Although the sense of emergency in the city has largely passed,… the government still faces the challenge of providing permanent shelter… for Continue Reading

4,000 runners in Santa Claus costumes join race for charity near Paris

thousands of people dressed up as Santa Claus took part in the charity race on Sunday near Paris some four thousand runners in red and white suits ran for ten kilometers in the southwest of the French capital this year the participants will donate 11 thousand euros or some twelve Continue Reading

N. Korean embassies go all out to scramble for cash: NYT

It appears North Korea is still managing to find ways around the tough international sanctions, and maintain an influx of revenue. According to a New York Times report, some 40 embassies of the hermit kingdom are used for an array of profit-making ventures. While the regime has been skilled at Continue Reading

Chinese warplane breaches Korea’s air defence zone Friday

another Chinese warplane violated South Korea’s air defense identification zone according to Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff this morning the plane presumed to be a y9 surveillance aircraft entered the cadiz at around 1053 a.m. prompting the airforce to scramble fighter jets the Chinese plane went back into the zone Continue Reading