Visitors with COVID Passports Exempt from Quarantine
Fully vaccinated travelers will be exempt from quarantine on arrival here from next month. The government recognizes coronavirus vaccines from AstraZeneca, Covishield, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer, Sinopharm and Sinovac, which must have been administered at least two weeks before traveling.
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Lockdown Extended Another 3 Weeks
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Moon Meets Suga Briefly at G7 Summit
President Moon Jae-in exchanged a few words in passing with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on the sidelines of the G7 summit in the U.K. Earlier, a Cheong Wa Dae spokesman left open the possibility of a "pull-aside" between Moon and Suga.
NORTH KOREA
Kim Jong-un's Weight Loss Prompts Health Speculation
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears to have lost weight in the first public photos published by state media last week after about a month's absence. The Seoul-based NK News website said Kim is visibly thinner in the photos compared to late April.
BUSINESS
Bidding for Eastar Jet Starts Again
The bidding for troubled budget airline Eastar Jet started all over again Monday after the last deal with Jeju Air fell through. Interested buyers will submit their letters of intent before the Seoul Bankruptcy Court chooses the final bidder around June 21.