Unvaccinated Children at Risk of COVID Infection
Fears are mounting that children who have not yet been vaccinated could be infected en masses with coronavirus as the Omicron variant spreads through Korea. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency on Monday said 4.64 million children aged five to 17 have not been vaccinated, and those under 11 are not even on the list.
More Young People Move to Satellite Cities
Chip Shortage Pushes up Car and Phone Prices
Bangtan Boys Wind up Activities for the Year
Korean Air Scores Another 5-Star Rating
Gwangju to Host World Archery Championships
Coronavirus Deaths Surge to over 70 a Day
NATIONAL/POLITICS
Business Primers Top Sales at Korea's Biggest Bookstore
Books about business and personal finance topped sales at Korea's biggest bookstore Kyobo Book Centre for the first time since it opened in 1980. On Kyobo's annual bestseller list Monday, business books accounted for 8.5 percent of sales.
NORTH KOREA
Kim Jong-un's Sister Disappears from Public Eye
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister Yo-jong, who acts as his diplomatic attack dog-in-chief, has not been spotted in public for 54 days. Intelligence officials here have no idea where she is and speculation is swirling.
BUSINESS
Wages Rises by Highest Margin Since Before Pandemic
According to the Ministry of Employment and Labor on Monday, workers who are employed for longer than a year's contract were paid an average of W3.75 million a month in the third quarter, up W177,000 or five percent from a year earlier.