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Asia Today: Australia’s Victoria hits 3 weeks without virus

Federal News Radio 20 Nov 2020
In this exclusive Federal News Network survey, cybersecurity experts from the military services and intelligence community offer insights into how their agencies are transforming their approaches to cybersecurity to address the ever-changing threats ... Read more Business News news.

Asia Today: Australia's Victoria hits 3 weeks without virus

Springfield News-Sun 20 Nov 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s once hard-hit state of Victoria has gone three weeks without a new COVID-19 case for the first time since February ... Local authorities on Thursday toughened distancing guidelines in the greater Seoul area, the southern city of Gwangju and some parts in the eastern Gangwon province. In Other News ....

As Covid cases surge, Seoul city to expand contact tracing team

The Siasat Daily 18 Nov 2020
By increasing their number, the city government said it will identify people who came into close contact with a COVID-19 patient and place them under quarantine within 24 hours of a confirmed infection, Yonhap news agency reported ... Get the latest updates in Hyderabad City News, ...

Gwangju bans gatherings at religious, sports, multiuse facilities

Korea Times 01 Sep 2020
Gwangju Mayor Lee Yong-sup announced the latest administrative order in a news conference, saying his government will take all measures equivalent to those of the Level Three social distancing guidelines, the highest in the nation's three-tier quarantine system, though the current Level Two will continue to be maintained.

Heat wave grips South Korea as monsoon season ends

Malaysian National News Agency 17 Aug 2020
SEOUL, Aug 17 -- A heat advisory has been put in place for most parts of South Korea on Monday as temperatures rose following the country's longest-ever monsoon season, reports Yonhap news agency.

South Korea floods, landslides kill 26 as heavy rains continue

Asahi News 09 Aug 2020
Nearly 5,000 people had been evacuated as of 4.30 p.m ... Ten people are missing ... Three people have been rescued. Twelve local flights were cancelled at the regional Gwangju airport near the southwestern tip of the peninsula after the runway was flooded, according to Yonhap news agency ... South Korea's longest monsoon on record was 49 days in 2013 ... .

At least 26 killed in South Korea floods, landslides as heavy rains continue for 46 days

Press TV 08 Aug 2020
At least 26 people have died after 46 days of heavy rains in South Korea, with the country's longest monsoon in seven years causing more flooding, landslides and evacuations ... Twelve local flights were canceled at the regional Gwangju airport near the southwestern tip of the peninsula after the runway was flooded, according to Yonhap news agency ... .

[Reporter's Notebook] Vice finance minister seems to have 'bigger ambition'

Korea Times 26 Jul 2020
Some observers cited his graduation from Daedong High School in Gwangju as the reason for his possible promotion, because bureaucrats who graduated from high schools in the city have been given senior positions under the incumbent administration that has preferred hiring people from the southwestern region of the Korean peninsula.

Asia Today: Kim urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight

Federal News Radio 03 Jul 2020
The Korean Central News Agency said Kim during the politburo meeting of the Workers’ Party “stressed the need to maintain maximum alert without a slight self-complacence or relaxation” as the virus continues to spread in neighboring countries ... Sign up for our newsletters for the latest news affecting the federal workforce.

Community builder award honors int'l center head

Korea Times 30 Jun 2020
He has been with the GIC since its beginning 21 years ago, where he also serves as publisher of Gwangju News ... "I feel humbled when I'm recognized like this," Shin was quoted in Gwangju News' July issue ... Visit to read the latest issue of Gwangju News.

Moon vows justice 40 years after Gwangju Massacre

Asiatimes 18 May 2020
“We did not go to school, so I was at home,” he said, recalling his surprise to see news footage of Gwangju buildings ablaze ... Though official news about Gwangju was heavily suppressed, as details leaked out, a nationwide student movement grew in the 1980s, protesting against the ...

South Korea’s former strongman on trial for defamation

Press TV 27 Apr 2020
An uprising in the southern city of Gwangju against Chun's military government four decades ago ended in a bloodbath by martial law troops that left around 200 people dead or missing, according to official figures ... The former strongman denied the defamation charges in a Gwangju court, Yonhap news agency reported.

South Korea's ex-strongman on trial for defamation

The Times of India 27 Apr 2020
Former South Korean dictator Chun Doo-hwan went on trial on Monday for defaming an activist priest who documented a brutal crackdown by his troops on pro-democracy demonstrators in Gwangju ... The former strongman entered the courtroom in Gwangju without answering reporters' questions, the country's Yonhap news agency reported.

COVID19 provides cosmopolitan experiment against social stigmatization

Korea Times 16 Apr 2020
Seoul, Daegu and Gwangju ... The 1980 Gwangju ... However, this tension reproduces itself not only in the formation of party politics but also in the sphere of everyday life, including through hostile online news comments, such as "Gwangju citizens are bbalgaengi" (literally "reds").

Telegram sex crime suspect extorts from high-profile figures

Korea Times 26 Mar 2020
By Kim Se-jeong ... Outside Jongno Police Office in Seoul, Wednesday, Cho mentioned Sohn Seok-hee, a former journalist and CEO of cable news channel JTBC; Yoon Jang-hyeon, a former Gwangju mayor; and Kim Woong, an independent journalist, in his public apology ... Police said Cho also approached Yoon, former Gwangju mayor, through Telegram, last year ... .