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Holiday travel crunch to pose COVID-19 challenge for Korea
Holiday travel crunch to pose COVID-19 challenge for Korea
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Health authorities say the upcoming national holiday will pose the biggest challenge yet for their disease containment efforts, with millions of South Koreans expected to hit the road for Chuseok between Sept. 30 and Oct. 4. Popular vacation towns around the country are once again on alert over an influx of travelers potentially bringing the novel coronavirus with them. “Jeju has been relatively spared by the coronavirus due to ramped-up security around its airports and seaports. We int
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 Nat'l pension fund employees under drug probe: police
Nat'l pension fund employees under drug probe: police
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Four employees of the National Pension Service Investment Management (NPSIM) have been under criminal investigation over suspected drug charges, police said Friday. According to the Jeonbuk Provincial Police Agency, the four employees, who had previously served as fund managers for the world's leading pension operator, have been booked without detention on suspicion of inhaling cannabis, a banned substance in South Korea. The four, whose identities were withheld, confessed to using cannabis d
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