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The Latest: South Korea hits pandemic high for daily cases

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported a new daily high for coronavirus cases, putting pressure on authorities to extend their toughest distancing rules. The 1,784 cases confirmed in …

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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

BEIJING ((DailyNews)) — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded and Japanese exports surged as investors tried to figure out how rising coronavirus infections will affect the …

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The Latest: Australia to tighten restrictions in Sydney

SYDNEY — Australian authorities are further tightening restrictions in Sydney after reporting 44 new community cases, the largest number since a coronavirus outbreak began there last month. The city of …

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The Latest: SKorea sees biggest daily virus jump in 6 months

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 826 new cases of the coronavirus, its biggest daily jump in about six months, as fears grow about another huge wave of …

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NKorea warns US of ‘very grave situation’ over Biden speech

SEOUL, South Korea ((DailyNews)) — North Korea on Sunday warned the United States will face “a very grave situation” because President Joe Biden “made a big blunder” in his recent …

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Facing $11B tax bill, Samsung heirs donate massive art trove

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung’s founding family will donate tens of thousands of rare artworks, including Picassos and Dalis, to help them pay a massive inheritance tax bill following …

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