Maryland’s Republican governor attacks Trump after president tweets report about faulty Covid-19 tests he ordered from South Korea

Governor Larry Hogan, a Republican who became a media darling by bashing President Donald Trump, is boasting of success in tackling Covid-19 despite reportedly ordering faulty tests from South Korea that were never used. … Read More >Maryland’s Republican governor attacks Trump after president tweets report about faulty Covid-19 tests he ordered from South Korea

S. Korea imposes stricter social distancing rules in Seoul, says bigger Covid-19 crisis looms

The South Korean government said on Tuesday it will impose stricter social distancing rules for the greater Seoul area as daily coronavirus cases rise. The prime minister admitted that anti-Covid efforts are facing a crisis. … Read More >S. Korea imposes stricter social distancing rules in Seoul, says bigger Covid-19 crisis looms

Seoul goes all-in on presumption Joe Biden won, launching efforts to build connections with ‘new administration’

South Korea’s ruling party is moving ahead as if Joe Biden’s election victory is a fait accompli, racing to find people who have ties with the Democrat candidate as part of a push to curry favor with the presumed president-elect. … Read More >Seoul goes all-in on presumption Joe Biden won, launching efforts to build connections with ‘new administration’

South Korea reports 83 deaths among people given flu jabs amid safety concerns with govt vaccination program

South Korea has reported that 83 people have died after receiving flu shots, a week after Seoul said it would probe its mass vaccination program. The government continues to insist the deaths aren’t linked to the jab. … Read More >South Korea reports 83 deaths among people given flu jabs amid safety concerns with govt vaccination program

South Korean’s medical association urges govt to suspend flu shot program after 25 people die following jab

The Korean Medical Association has called on the country’s government to halt its plan to inoculate millions of citizens after more than two dozen people died after receiving flu shots. … Read More >South Korean’s medical association urges govt to suspend flu shot program after 25 people die following jab

Putin considers taking Russia’s ‘Sputnik V’ Covid-19 vaccine, as Seoul reveals Russian president is planning trip to South Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin “is thinking about” getting vaccinated against Covid-19, according to the Kremlin. The revelation came after his plans were revealed by South Korea, following a call between Moscow and Seoul. … Read More >Putin considers taking Russia’s ‘Sputnik V’ Covid-19 vaccine, as Seoul reveals Russian president is planning trip to South Korea

President Moon expresses hope for rebooting dialogue with Pyongyang after ‘unfortunate’ killing of South Korean official

President Moon Jae-in has voiced his sadness and frustration over the killing of a South Korean official by North Korean troops but said the tragedy could serve as a springboard for renewed dialogue. … Read More >President Moon expresses hope for rebooting dialogue with Pyongyang after ‘unfortunate’ killing of South Korean official