Korea Confirms 4th Case of Coronavirus
Korea reported its fourth case of coronavirus infection on Monday. Health authorities said the 55-year-old Korean man returned home on Jan. 20 after visiting the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak. Only on Sunday another 54-year-old man was diagnosed with the Wuhan virus. He reportedly does business in the Chinese city.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Social Media Use Falls for 1st Time
Social media use in Korea last year declined for the first time in eight years, according to a study. The Korea Information Society Development Institute said Monday that a panel study of 10,864 people put the social media usage rate at 47.7 percent.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea Boosts Surveillance on West Coast
North Korea has boosted surveillance equipment on the west coast near South Korea's northwesternmost islands. The South Korean military believes the new equipment is not only for surveillance but also for offensive purposes.
BUSINESS
App Services Push out Home Appliances
Common household appliances like washing machines, TVs and even refrigerators are losing their appeal due to the smartphone apps that offer innovative and convenient services.