All posts tagged "Hong Kong"

  • A thermal camera monitor shows the body temperature of visitors during the Job Fairs in Seoul, South Korea Friday, June 5, 2015. Sales of surgical masks surge amid fears of the deadly, poorly understood virus. Airlines announce "intensified sanitizing operations." More than 1,100 schools close and 1,600 people - and 17 camels in zoos - are quarantined. The current frenzy in South Korea over MERS brings to mind the other menacing diseases to hit Asia over the last decade - SARS, which killed hundreds, and bird flu. (Yonhap)
    Alert issued for Hong Kong flu in S. Korea

    By Jung Min-ho Fresh concern is arising over the possible spread of an influenza virus as the nation has yet to emerge from the shock of an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). The Korean government...

    • Posted July 10, 2015
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  • Passengers flying from Seoul, South Korea, wear masks as a precaution against MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, as they arrive at Hong Kong Airport Tuesday, June 9, 2015.  The Hong Kong government on Tuesday issued a red travel alert for South Korea because of the current MERS outbreak in the country. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
    Hong Kong quarantines 2 more people over MERS fears

    HONG KONG, June 8 (Yonhap) — Hong Kong’s health authorities said Monday they have quarantined two more people who have developed fevers after recently returning from separate trips to South Korea. A 21-year-old woman has been treated...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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    Kim Soo-hyun wax figure coming to Madame Tussads Hong Kong

    Still pining for Do Min-jun, “Man From Another Star” heartthrob? Line up at Madame Tussads Hong Kong. A wax figure of Kim Soo-hyun will be on display at the museum from April to May, according to KeyEast...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • Pro-democracy protesters hold umbrellas under heavy rain in a main street near the government headquarters in Hong Kong, late Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them on Tuesday and threatened wider actions if he did not, after he said China would not budge in its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub. (AP Photo)
    Protesters to Hong Kong boss: Quit or we occupy buildings

    HONG KONG (AP) — Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory’s top official resigns by the end of the day Thursday. The...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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    “Korea should focus on maritime finance”

    Busan in good position to become maritime financing center in Asia By Kim Rahn Korea should focus on developing itself into a center of maritime finance rather than trying to become an across-the-board financial hub for Asia,...

    • Posted March 20, 2014
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  • G-Dragon from boy band Big Bang performs at MAMA in Hong Kong, Friday. He won four awards — Nissan Juke Best Music Video, Best Dance Performance (Male Solo), Best Male Artist and BC UnionPay Artist of the Year. / Korea Times
    K-pop artists sweep Asian music awards

    MAMA: gala of int’l stars By Chung Ah-young The 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) wowed some 11,000 spectators packing the Asia- World Expo Arena in Hong Kong on Friday night, proving the K-pop craze is in...

    • Posted November 25, 2013
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