Schoolchildren Perform Worse in Online Classes
Schoolchildren's understanding and concentration have deteriorated and their stress increased during online classes in lockdown. On a five-point scale, elementary schoolchildren scored a mere 3.89 points on average in understanding during online classes, compared to 4.47 points during in-person classes. Middle schoolchildren scored similarly low points in online classes.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
UAE Cancels Summit with Korea at Last Minute
A scheduled summit between President Moon Jae-in, who is already in the Middle East, and the crown prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and UAE leader Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan has abruptly been called off.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea Fires More Missiles into East Sea
North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles toward the East Sea on Monday. The Joint Chiefs of Staff here said the launch, Pyongyang's fourth missile test of this year, took place at 8.56. a.m.
BUSINESS
Lotte Buys Fancy Chicago Hotel
Lotte Hotel said Monday that it joined hands with Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development Corporation to buy the historic Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Chicago for US$36 million.