South Koreans stay home as new Covid-19 cases set daily records
In South Korea, the streets of popular Seoul shopping district Myeong-dong are nearly empty - and those who have ventured out are wearing anti-virus masks. The country recorded more than 400 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, setting a new daily record.
Heavy rains cause flooding along Han River near Seoul
Heavy rains in South Korea cause flooding in some areas and submerged parkways along the Han River.
North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border
South Korea releases surveillance footage that shows the destruction of the inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong. The video shows smoke rising from a long-shuttered industrial zone, where the office was set up less than two years ago. Analysts say Pyongyang may be seeking to manufacture a crisis to increase pressure on Seoul while nuclear negotiations with Washington are at a standstill.
Coronavirus latest: South Korea re-imposes restrictions to fight new clusters
South Korea has reported its biggest spike in cases in almost two months. Meanwhile, the death toll in the United States has surpassed 100,000. Follow DW for the latest.
When to deconfine? Competing necessities, rival interests
As Spain, Germany and France eye a gradual deconfinement, The World This Week looks at the drastic contact tracing steps that have kept South Korea open for business since the outbreak of the Covid-19
Could coronavirus win an election for South Korea's president?
South Korea is holding a national election that has turned into a referendum on President Moon's successful coronavirus crisis management. The popularity of the once beleaguered politician has soared, just in time.
Our reports on Covid-19: Elections in South Korea, a field hospital in Manhattan and more
In South Korea, parliamentary elections went ahead this week despite the threat of Covid-19. We meet a 19-year-old first-time voter and IT whizz, who has created an app to track people infected with the coronavirus.
'In South Korea, patients cured of Covid-19 have tested positive later,' FM tells FRANCE 24
In an interview with FRANCE 24, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha discussed her country’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has earned plaudits from around the globe. With aroun
Fears grow in Seoul as South Korea cofirms first death from coronavirus
Seoul residents said they were worried after South Korea reported on Wednesday the first death in the country of a person infected with coronavirus.