North Korea has fired two “short-range projectiles” into the ocean off its east coast, South Korea says, calling the launches “very inappropriate” amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
China has managed to prevent local transmissions of the new coronavirus for a second consecutive day, while reporting an increase in cases of infection coming in from abroad.
Around the globe, the outbreak of the new coronavirus continues to impact the lives of people, forcing governments to take measures unprecedented in peacetime.
North Korea has fired two projectiles appearing to be short-range ballistic missiles toward the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, South Korea's military says.
A hospital in Seoul introduced coronavirus 'booths' to test patients suspected of having the coronavirus without direct contact, effectively reducing the risks of human-to-human contamination, as footage filmed on Thursday shows.
China has for the first time reported no new locally transmitted cases of the new coronavirus at its epicenter since the country started recording infections in January.
A number of US embassies around the world will suspend routine visa services due to coronavirus precautions, the US Embassy in South Korea said in a statement on Wednesday.
South Korea has filed a strongly worded objection against Japan’s move to quarantine South Korean visitors for two weeks, sparking a new diplomatic row between the two Asian rivals over coronavirus containment measures.
South Korea has announced 516 new coronavirus cases, most of them in and around the city of Daegu, where a secretive religious sect has been at the center of the outbreak in the country.
The leader of a South Korean sect linked to more than half of the country's 4,000-plus coronavirus cases apologized Monday for the spread of the disease.