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Heavy snow causes flight cancellations, road accidents

Major snowfall caused a series of road accidents and flight cancellations in southern South Korea on Sunday. As of 9:10 a.m. Sunday, 51 outbound and 44 inbound flights at Jeju International Airport, on the southern resort island of Jeju,…

Advisory issued as South Korea hit with yellow dust

An air quality advisory was issued across South Korea on Tuesday as the country was hit with yellow dust blowing from inner China, raising concerns over public health safety. The Ministry of Environment raised the ultra-fine dust advisory…

South Korea may lift indoor mask mandate in January

South Korea’s pandemic response authorities proposed on Wednesday to lift the nationwide indoor mask mandate as early as January next year, with plans for policy talks and forums beginning this month. “As long as conditions (regarding the…