S.Korean stocks shed 4% as spreading virus darkens growth outlook

“If a rate cut is inevitable during the first half of 2020, the Bank of Korea is increasingly likely to cut the rate preemptively this week,” he added. The central bank is due to hold a monetary policy review on Thursday.

Tom Holland and Zendaya rock nearly identical outfits (complete with plaid trousers) during outings on opposite ends of the globe

‘They started seeing each other while they were filming Spider-Man,’ said the insider. They’ve been super careful to keep it private and out of the public eye but they’ve gone on vacations with each other and try and spend as much time as possible with one another.’

Online classes to start on April 9

In a classroom without any students on Tuesday, a teacher gives a lecture online in a pilot project at Gosaek High School in Suwon, Gyeonggi. Education Minister Yoo Eun-hae announced Tuesday that the school year will start gradually from April 9 with online classes. [NEWS1]The opening of the 2020 school year has been further delayed, […]

Ohio class teaches sign language interpretation for theater

When the class receives the script for that year’s holiday show, the students begin to meet at the theater to work with Boord and Shadowbox actors. Many of the students have no background in theater, so they learn stage etiquette and theater terminology.

Labour ministry seeks entry for nearly 8,500 foreign experts

Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has proposed the government to lift a ban and allow on a priority basis for 8,459 highly skilled foreign workers – out of the thousands who have been kept out – to enter Vietnam since it has been difficult to find replacements for them. According […]

South Korean shoe cobbler called ‘angel’ for doing this for ‘poor and needy’ amid coronavirus despair

“I went through a rough childhood and I got help from others all the time. I’ve always thought I should one day become a person who helps others,” Kim said at his Seoul shop, the thick grime under his nails testimony to how he spends his days.

School year to open for some on April 9 with online classes

Education Minister Yoo Eun-hae announces Tuesday that the school year will start gradually from April 9 with online classes. [NEWS1]The opening of the 2020 school year has been further delayed, with some students starting online classes on April 9.As the country continues its battle with the coronavirus, the Ministry of Education has kept schools closed […]

S.Korea to begin new school year with online classes from April 9

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun told a government meeting to discuss measures over the COVID-19 outbreak that the new school year will start with online classes gradually from April 9 as an unlimited delay cannot be an option given the number of annual school days and the schedule of college entrance exam.

S Korean cobbler hopes donation gives ‘strength and courage’

Kim and his wife now work together and make about 2 million to 3 million won ($1,635-$2,450) a month, considerably less than South Korea’s average household income of 4.8 million won. They live in a small, two-room apartment with two of their three adult children, one of them a 26-year-old son with Down syndrome.

Overseas Voting Begins for General Elections with Nearly Half Unable to Vote Due to COVID-19

Registered voters in relatively unaffected countries will be able to cast their ballots from Wednesday until next Monday at their respective polling stations, which are located in Korean consulates and embassies.