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Kim Jaejoong claimed he'd been hospitalized with COVID-19. He later said it was a stunt to raise awareness.
The launches suggest leader Kim Jong Un is trying to strengthen domestic support as concern over the pandemic grows.
Donald Trump’s doing it his way. The rest of the world is reacting in another.
It was Kim Jong Un's second weapons test in about a week after months of stalled talks with the U.S.
The Shincheonji Church of Jesus' initial handling of the COVID-19 outbreak in South Korea endangered lives, Mayor Park Won-soon claimed.
Researchers believe COVID-19 may have been circulating in the state for weeks undetected.
The coronavirus death toll reached at least 3,000 worldwide as the deadly outbreak that began in China has now infected more than 88,000 people globally.
During a Saturday press conference, the president announced new travel restrictions on Iran, Italy and South Korea.
As the virus outbreak saps financial markets, businesspeople around the world worried about the threats to their livelihoods.
About 81,000 people around the globe have been sickened by the coronavirus that kept finding new targets.
“We are faced with a watershed moment in the case of the coronavirus,” South Korea's president said earlier this month.
More than 79,000 people worldwide have been infected by the new coronavirus.
After the president complained about the South Korean film's Oscar win, she tweeted, "I’m more upset that a parasite won the White House."
Neon, the U.S. distributor of the South Korean smash, suggested the president's real issue with the movie stemmed from its use of subtitles.
The president called for bringing "back" the 1939 movie as he complained about the South Korean film "Parasite" winning the Academy Award for Best Picture.
"I thought it was best foreign film," the president said of the film that won the Academy's top honor.
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Author Young-ju Kim spoke to HuffPost Korea about breaking with tradition and putting herself first.
The virus’ rapid spread in two months prompted the World Health Organization to declare it a global emergency.
North Korea warned that it would send the U.S. a "Christmas gift" depending on what action Washington takes in stalled nuclear negotiations.