No regrets, just big aspirations for the next season

NC Dinos pitcher Park Jin-woo throws a pitch during a game against the KT Wiz at Changwon NC Park in Changwon on July 14. [YONHAP]In 2019, the NC Dinos redeemed themselves by not only heading to the postseason, but also realizing the potential of their young pitchers. Among the fielders, young players like Kim Tae-jin […]

Travelers from Wuhan face testing

Quarantine officials at the arrival terminal of Incheon International Airport check body temperatures of all incoming passengers from China on Tuesday in a new measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. [YONHAP]Those who left the Chinese city of Wuhan over the past 14 days to enter Korea will be required to undergo testing for […]

North asks personnel from South to wear masks

North Korea has asked South Korean personnel working at the inter-Korean liaison center in Kaesong to wear masks as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus into the country, according to Seoul’s Unification Ministry on Tuesday.A ministry official told reporters that South Korea has begun its own efforts to strengthen epidemic […]

Markets respond as virus fear starts to affect the economy

Gold bullion on display at the Korea Gold Exchange in Jongno District, central Seoul, on Tuesday. With fear over the Wuhan coronavirus rising, demand increased for safe assets.[NEWS1]The Wuhan coronavirus is making the markets ill as well. Stocks plummeted Tuesday as it became apparent that the deadly disease would have a significant impact on the […]

Fund may freeze payments, citing investor fears

Korean hedge fund AlpenRoute Asset Management said Tuesday it may delay payment of up to 181.7 billion won ($154 million), after significant withdrawals from the fund by major brokerage houses.The announcement comes amid rising fears among hedge fund investors in Korea that they may be unable to retrieve their money, and follows Lime Asset Management’s […]

British government grants Huawei a limited role in 5G network, defying warnings from US

Sources told Reuters last week senior British officials had proposed granting Huawei a limited role in the 5G network — a “calculated compromise” that could be presented to Washington as a tough restriction but also accepted by British operators already using the company’s equipment.

From Wuhan to Australia: A timeline of key events in the spread of China’s deadly coronavirus

Read more on this story:China instigates ‘unprecedented’ lockdown of cities as virus mutatesHow the coronavirus started in China — and why that’s actually a saving graceRace is on as Australian researchers rush to make coronavirus vaccine’Never been this scared’: What it’s like to be trapped in a city under a virus lockdownWhat authorities are doing […]

Coffee king Di Bella sells New Farm pad for a bargain price

They paid $6.5 million for a 1016 sqm residence at 1 Sydney St, New Farm, which was designed by Monster Ideas Architects and built by CGH Construction.

Stories from ARMY bring Yiyun Kang’s ‘Beyond the Scene’ to life

Yiyun Kang’s “Beyond the Scene” is inspired by BTS’s choreography. [KWON HYUK-JAE]LONDON – In the spectacular digital artwork “Beyond the Scene,” the white curtains that continuously interact with the silhouettes of dancers reminiscent of BTS members symbolize the K-pop superstar band’s fandom ARMY, according to the artist Yiyun Kang. “It is an important element in […]

China urges public to limit road travel amid virus outbreak

On the fifth day of the weeklong Spring Festival holiday, the total traffic flow was down 46.87 percent year on year, the bureau said, adding no long-distance or long-time traffic jams or accidents with more than five deaths had been reported as of 5 p.m. Tuesday.