S. Korean firms, industries threatened by COVID-19 outbreak

and with the kovat 19 outbreak gripping South Korea businesses here are facing the biggest challenges they’ve seen a long time even the largest firms Samsung and Hyundai have been affected on top of that the country’s tourism sector and our refiners are also feeling …

Coronavirus symptoms and ways to avoid catching virus

Coronavirus symptoms and ways to avoid catching virus

the number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the world quickly Rises people are struggling to prevent the spread of the deadly respiratory disease Kim bo-gyung sheds light on the typical symptoms and ways to avoid contracting the disease with four cases of the Wuhan coronavirus …

S. Korea lowers travel alert for Hong Kong

S. Korea lowers travel alert for Hong Kong

South Korea has lowered its travel alert to level 1 for Hong Kong as there are signs of easing tensions – several calls for a caution among all South Korean nationals in or planning to travel to the city-state due to clashes between protesters and …

Lebanese prosecution issues travel ban on ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn after interrogation

Lebanese prosecution issues travel ban on ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn after interrogation

Lebanese prosecutors have imposed a travel ban on ex Nissan Chairman Carlos Cohn after he was questioned over an Interpol warrant issued by Japan groan was Interrogated by prosecutors for about two hours on Thursday over financial misconduct charges in Japan as well as charges …

Family members of boat sinking victims heading to Hungary

Family members of boat sinking victims heading to Hungary

Now, the families of the victims are on their way to Budapest. They’re being helped by the travel agency in Seoul that arranged the original tour, and that’s where our Choi Si-young is standing by. Si-young, what are you hearing at this hour? Well, Devin. …

No. of Chinese tourists visiting N. Korea up 100-fold in June: Travel Agency

No. of Chinese tourists visiting N. Korea up 100-fold in June: Travel Agency

North Korea is becoming a holiday hotspot for Chinese tourists. According to a travel agency from that country, specializing in tours to the regime, the number of visitors in June alone,… went up a hundred-fold compared to the start of the year. Group tours for …

Korean travel columnist Joo Young-wook killed in the Philippines

A well-known South Korean travel writer was found dead in the Philippines on Sunday. The Korean police announced today that Joo Young-wook was found dead beside a road in the northern Philippine city of Antipolo. Joo’s hands had been tied behind him and he had …

Chinese travel agencies adding Pyongyang-Chengdu flight via Air Koryo

Chinese travel agencies adding Pyongyang-Chengdu flight via Air Koryo

With North Korea and China strengthening their ties following the recent summits between their leaders,… Chengdu in China’s western Sichuan Province is reportedly opening a flight route to Pyongyang via North Korean airline Air Koryo. According to a travel industry insider,… ten travel agencies in …

7 S. Koreans dead, 7 rescued, 19 missing in Hungary cruise sinking: Travel agency

7 S. Koreans dead, 7 rescued, 19 missing in Hungary cruise sinking: Travel agency

We begin with the latest developments on the deadly cruise ship crash in Budapest, Hungary… So far at least 7 South Koreans have been confirmed dead, while 19 others remains missing, including a 6 year-old child. The boat, carrying a group of South Korean tourists, …

Chinese travel agencies suspend sales of tour packages to N. Korea

Chinese travel agencies suspend sales of tour packages to N. Korea

Beijing is stepping up to the plate in detering Pyongyang from carrying out a sixth nuclear test… by ordering a ban on group tours to North Korea. China News reported on Sunday… tour packages to the reclusive state no longer appear on the websites of …