COVID-19 containment efforts to move beyond ‘quarantine’ to ‘mitigation’ strategy

the government is moving towards a strategy of mitigation meaning they will be shifting resources to minimize the total damage and contain new infections Eagleman explains further South Korea’s efforts to fight the corona virus outbreak will move beyond the current quarantine strategy to a mitigation strategy a currency strategy is applied in the early […]

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U.S. diplomats helped 13 N. Korean defectors detained in Vietnam reach safety: WSJ

the 13 North Korean defectors were arrested in Vietnam in November are now in a safe location thanks to the help of US diplomats The Wall Street Journal reported Friday local time that several American diplomats intervened last month after news broke that true of the defectors had tried to kill themselves after getting caught […]

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Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan meet ahead of Moon-Abe summit

now in related news the top diplomats of South Korea and Japan sat down for talks in Chengdu on Tuesday ahead of the bilateral summit that’s going to take place between their leaders scheduled for this afternoon officials say Seoul’s foreign minister Kang gangwar and her Japanese counterparts Toshi Mitsui Motegi met to coordinate the […]

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Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan to meet ahead of bilateral summit

the top diplomats of Seoul and Tokyo will meet Tuesday on jung-hwa and her Japanese counterpart Toshi Mitsui Motegi will be coordinating the agenda for the bilateral summit between their leaders scheduled for the afternoon the ministers will also discuss matters of mutual interest including Tokyo’s export curbs as well as Seoul’s top court ruling […]

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Moon, Abe to meet on Dec. 24 on sidelines of trilateral summit in China

the leaders of South Korea and Japan will be sitting down for a summit meeting in China on the 24th of December it’s far from clear however whether they’ll be able to make any progress in resolving the issues that have caused tensions to spike in recent months Shin Semin reports president moon jae-in will […]

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U.S. Senate passes US$ 738 bil. defense policy bill, Trump expected to sign

but the US Senate has passed one of the most expensive defense bills in history meaning the almost 740 billion u.s. budget just needs present from signature to become law on Tuesday the Senate voted overwhelmingly eighty six to eight and the capacity bipartisan defense policy bill giving present Trump the opportunity to sign a […]

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S. Korean gov’t outlines economic policy direction for 2020

this year Korea’s GDP is expected to grow by about 2% held down by a slowing global economy and the uncertainties like the us-china trade war which has hurt Korea’s exports fewer downside risks in 2020 though so in its policy direction for next year the government’s expecting growth to rise kim moosung reports the […]

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