The South Korean Samsung protester living in the sky – BBC News

For nearly a year, 61-year-old Kim Yong-hee, has being living on a 20m high traffic tower in the centre of Seoul, South Korea. It’s the latest in a quarter-century of protests Mr Kim has made, fighting for workers’ rights at Samsung. Kim Yong-hee says he was fired by the global tech giant nearly 30 years … Read more The South Korean Samsung protester living in the sky – BBC News

World Bank: Businesses still see China as attractive market

Martin Raiser, the World Bank Country Director for China, South Korea and Mongolia has responded to trade protectionists’ calls to move supply chains out of China. He told CGTN that businesses still see China as an attractive market to produce and sell. He feels that after COVID-19, the world needs more cooperation in responding to … Read more World Bank: Businesses still see China as attractive market

World Bank welcomes China dropping economic target

Every year, China’s Two Sessions attract worldwide attention, as policies announced here often shape China’s future economy and society. CGTN reporter Yang Shanshan speaks with Martin Raiser, World Bank country director for China, South Korea and Mongolia. Raiser says he’s inspired by the Chinese government’s work report this year, particularly the dropping of an economic … Read more World Bank welcomes China dropping economic target

South Korea Restarts Schools as the Coronavirus Spread Slows Down

After an unprecedented five-month break, South Korean students are returning to their classrooms as government health officials declared that the country may have avoided a “second wave” of Covid-19 infections. The schools are reopening in stages, with high school seniors returning first on Wednesday and middle and elementary students slated to go back to school … Read more South Korea Restarts Schools as the Coronavirus Spread Slows Down

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson pledges “world beating” track and trace system within days – BBC News

Boris Johnson has told MPs he is “confident” that the government will have a “world beating” system to test, track and trace people with coronavirus infection by June 1st. He was responding to criticism from Labour’s leader Sir Keir Starmer who said the lack of effective tracing of infected people had left a “huge hole … Read more Coronavirus: Boris Johnson pledges “world beating” track and trace system within days – BBC News

High school students become first in South Korea to return to school amid COVID-19 | ABC News

High school students had temperatures checked and hands sanitized as they became the first in the country to come back to school after months of delay. Students in other grades will gradually follow in the coming weeks. https://abcn.ws/2Zjn7Ml SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC … Read more High school students become first in South Korea to return to school amid COVID-19 | ABC News

What happens when world leaders die in office

What happens when a world leader dies in office? (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Coronavirus has thrown up this HUGE question – which has actually come up again and again, throughout history, yet no one ever seems fully prepared. Boris Johnson thankfully survived his brush with Covid-19 – but who was really in charge while he was out … Read more What happens when world leaders die in office

Students return to schools after COVID-19 outbreak in South Korea

Hundreds of thousands of South Korean students return to school. Educational institutions started reopening after a delay of more than two months due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Students lined up for temperature checks and were given sanitizers to wash their hands as they entered school premises. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Students return to schools after COVID-19 outbreak in South Korea

South Korea: Hundreds of thousands of students adapt to new normal

Hundreds of thousands of South Korean students returned to school on Wednesday as educational establishments started reopening after a coronavirus delay of more than two months. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us … Read more South Korea: Hundreds of thousands of students adapt to new normal

Global pandemic response: China pledges $2 bln in aid / China-U.S. trade tensions amid pandemic

— The WHO’s policy-making World Health Assembly convenes, with Chinese President Xi Jinping pledging 2 billion U.S. dollars to COVID-19 response along with a humanitarian crisis depot and a shared vaccine. Also, the hard lessons and biggest takeaways on pandemic control, in the experience of South Korea. — The G20 talks about measures to ease … Read more Global pandemic response: China pledges $2 bln in aid / China-U.S. trade tensions amid pandemic

Covid Patients Testing Positive After Recovery Aren’t Infectious, Study Shows

Researchers are finding evidence that patients who test positive for the coronavirus after recovering aren’t capable of transmitting the infection, and could have the antibodies that prevent them from falling sick again. Scientists from the Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studied 285 Covid-19 survivors who had tested positive for the coronavirus after their … Read more Covid Patients Testing Positive After Recovery Aren’t Infectious, Study Shows