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South Korea: 중국 국가지식산권국, 코로나-19 관련 상표에 관한 심사 강화 - Kangxin

2020년 3월 3일, 중국 국가지식산권국(CNIPA)은 전염병 예방과 관련된 상표 출원에 관한 심사를 강화하고, 코로나-19 관련 악의적 상표 출원 63건에 대한 취소 결정을 &
Tags: South Korea, News, CNIPA


CDC is expected to tell Americans to wear cloth masks, save medical masks for health workers

On Thursday, the White House said that it will likely soon adjust previous guidelines that discouraged non-health workers from wearing face masks. The change would be issued as “guidance” from the CDC, but according to the president—who continues to hesitate at exerting federal power during the COVID-19 crisis—it will not be made mandatory. Supplies of medical-grade masks are still running critically low in many places hard hit—or soon to be hard hit—by the coronavirus. Due to ongoing shortages,...
Tags: Health, TC, South Korea, Japan, Cdc, White House, Los Angeles, Tech, Eric Garcetti, Trump, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Jerome Adams, Cambridge University Press, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Deborah Birx


Three Quick Links for Thursday Noonish

From a pair of Harvard professors of epidemiology/immunology: "Navigating the Covid-19 pandemic: We're just clambering into a life raft. Dry land is far away." [statnews.com]How South Korea Solved Its Face Mask Shortage. "Neighborhood pharmacists and government intervention were the secret weapons." Good government matters. [nytimes.com]Sent out the latest @kottke newsletter last night: virtual travel, mask wearing advice, and baking bread w/ 4500-year-old yeast. [mailchi.mp] ---Note: Qui...
Tags: South Korea, Harvard, Jason Kottke


North Korea's coronavirus-free claim met with scepticism

‘Not one single person infected,’ claims official but US general in South Korea says that is ‘impossible’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNorth Korea remains totally free of the coronavirus, a senior health official in Pyongyang has insisted, despite mounting scepticism over the claim as known cases of infection topped one million worldwide.The already isolated, nuclear-armed North quickly shut down its borders after the virus was first detected in neighbouring China i...
Tags: South Korea, North Korea, China, US, World news, Asia Pacific, Korea, Pyongyang, Coronavirus outbreak


The CEO of hot Silicon Valley startup Notion tells us how he just raised $50 million at a $2 billion valuation in the middle of the pandemic

Hot Silicon Valley startup Notion shocked the tech world yesterday when it announced it had raised $50 million at a $2 billion valuation on Wednesday, in the middle of the pandemic that is causing mass layoffs at other companies. Notion CEO tells Business Insider that he didn't need the money. Notion is profitable, he says, and the remote work mandates have improved his business. But he and is cofounder decided that a healthy headline-making investment would help him reassure his growing custo...
Tags: South Korea, China, NFL, San Francisco, Trends, Italy, Silicon Valley, Index Ventures, Business Insider, Index, Zhao, Daniel Gross, Kothari, Elad Gil, Sarah Cannon, Ivan Zhao Notion


Shudder’s 0.0Mhz Trailer Summons a Dark Entity in New South Korean Horror Film

Shudder’s 0.0Mhz trailer summons a dark entity in new South Korean horror film Shudder has released the official trailer for their upcoming South Korean horror film titled 0.0Mhz, featuring a group of students as they use the radio frequency to summon a ghost that will threaten all of their lives. Starring South Korean actress and singer Jung Eun-Ji, the film will be making its debut in Shudder on April 23. Check out the video below! RELATED: Peninsula Trailer: The Train to Busan Sequel Arri...
Tags: South Korea, Video, Movies, Horror, Streaming, Busan, Hee, Movie News, Shudder, Jung Eun Ji, Yoo Sun Dong, Choi Yoon Young, Yoon Jung Shin Joo Hwan Arthal Chronicles, Han Seok, Jung Won Chang, Tae Soo Jung Eun Ji


In Ecuador, Families Wait With Their Dead Loved Ones As Bodies Pile Up

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Daniel Larrea died Monday after a week of high fever, struggling to breathe and steadily turning blue. Then a new nightmare began for his family. No one in their city on Ecuador’s Pacific coast would pick up his body. “We wrapped him up in black plastic,” Larrea’s wife, Karina, said Wednesday. “He’s here in the living room.” Hospitals are turning away patients and bodies are being left on streets and in homes for days in Guayaquil, a normally bustling city of 2.6 million...
Tags: South Korea, News, Germany, Singapore, Spain, Italy, Ecuador, Latin America, Quito, Bogota Colombia, Pacific Coast, Karina, Ministry of Public Health, Pan American Health Organization, Acosta, Guayaquil


‘Peninsula’ Teaser: The ‘Train to Busan’ Sequel Looks Rad as Hell

Four years ago, Train to Busan became a global sensation, with director Yeon Sang-ho‘s 2016 South Korean horror film hailed as one of the best zombie films of the past decade. And now Yeon is back with Peninsula, a follow-up zombie movie that ups the ante in every way possible. Watch the Peninsula teaser below. Peninsula Teaser How do you follow up the most widely-acclaimed zombie movies in modern history? By adding a dash of Max Max: Fury Road to the whole zombie apocalypse conceit. Di...
Tags: South Korea, Movies, Horror, Sequels, Movie Trailers, Busan, Peninsula, Jung, Max Max, Yeon, Foreign Language, Yeon Sang ho, Train to Busan, Yeon Sang


Trolls World Tour Clip Features K-Pop Superstars Red Velvet & J Balvin

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Trolls World Tour clip features K-Pop superstars Red Velvet & J Balvin Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation have released a brand new Trolls World Tour clip from the upcoming second installment to 2016’s blockbuster hit Trolls. The video features Justin Timberlake’s Branch as he meets the K-Pop trolls and the Reggaeton trolls. Also featuring the voices of South Korean girl group Red Velvet consists of Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy and Yeri, you can check out the video...
Tags: South Korea, Video, Movies, Lionsgate, Jamie Dornan, Ozzy Osbourne, Anna Kendrick, Sony, Dreamworks, Dreamworks Animation, Kelly Clarkson, Trolls, Justin Timberlake, Universal Pictures, Techno, Fandango


Coronavirus testing: how some countries got ahead of the rest

Germany was quick to see the threat while South Korea took an aggressive approachCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCountries have approached coronavirus testing in different ways, and in some places there was far earlier recognition than in the UK of the need to develop tests and kits and to have sufficient numbers stockpiled. Here is how some countries got ahead of the curve. Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, UK, China, Germany, World news, Asia Pacific, Italy, Iceland, Coronavirus outbreak


Consumers spent record $23.4 billion on apps in Q1 2020, thanks to being stuck indoors

Time spent in mobile apps has been surging, as people stuck at home due to the coronavirus outbreak have been turning to apps to do their shopping, manage their finances, find new exercises, work from home, and stay entertained. According to new data from App Annie, released today, Q1 2020 was the largest-ever quarter in terms of consumer spend on apps. In addition, the average weekly time spent in apps and games worldwide was up 20% year-over-year in the quarter, based on an analysis of Android...
Tags: Google, Google Play, Mobile, Apps, South Korea, Games, Japan, Youtube, China, India, Disney, Tech, Brazil, App Stores, App Annie, Puzzle Simulation Action Simulation


India’s Virus Hotspots Spur Nationwide Search For Infections

(Bloomberg) -- Thousands of health officials across India are racing to identify people connected to at least 10 virus hotspots, as the infection rate continues to climb in the world’s second most populous country.In the capital New Delhi, thousands of Muslims attended a gathering in mid-March that is now the focus of an urgent contact tracing effort stretching though several states and into Southeast Asia. In a separate cluster, as many as 30,000 people are under strict quarantine in the northe...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, News, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, India, Narendra Modi, Bloomberg, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Monaco, Delhi, New Delhi, Baltimore, Gujarat


Peninsula Trailer: The Train to Busan Sequel Arrives!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Peninsula: The Train to Busan Sequel trailer is here! Well Go USA has released the official teaser trailer for director Yeon Sang-Ho’s highly-anticipated Train to Busan sequel Peninsula, giving us our first look at the insane post-apocalyptic world following the events of the first film. The South Korean zombie thriller is scheduled to debut this coming summer in its home country, while no plans have currently been set for its international release. Starring Gang Dong-Wo...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Video, Usa, Movies, Horror, Busan, Peninsula, Jung, ComingSoon, Movie News, Gong Yoo, South Korean, Battleship Island, Yeon Sang ho, Train to Busan


The Latest: Protective gear shortage hits Fukushima workers

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:___— Protective gear shortage affecting workers at Fukushima nuclear plant— Australia to offer free child care during pandemic to keep workers on job— New Zealand has plan to help tourists return home— Isreael's health minister diagnosed with new coro...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Japan, London, News, Australia, China, Germany, Russia, Israel, Jerusalem, Iran, World, Beijing, Italy, United Nations


What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she wants to include funding to boost voting by mail in the next pandemic response plan being put together by Democrats in the House of Representatives. At least $2 billion -- ideally $4 billion -- would be needed, Pelosi said, adding that Democrats had gotten just $400 million for that purpose in a recent bill. South Korea goes to the polls for a parliamentary election on April 15 and will allow coronavirus patients to vote by mail or in early...
Tags: South Korea, News, World, Nancy Pelosi, Pelosi, U S House


Indonesia virus death toll rises to highest in Asia outside China

Indonesia's coronavirus death toll rose to 170 on Thursday as the world's fourth most populous nation passed South Korea as the country with the highest number of recorded fatalities in Asia after China. Indonesia reported a further 13 deaths and 113 new cases, taking its total number of infections to 1,790. South Korea has reported 169 deaths and 9,976 infections, according to the latest figures released there.
Tags: Asia, South Korea, News, Indonesia, China, China Indonesia


Golf: Asian Tour's Shinhan Donghae Open returns to Korea; Japan switch scrapped

South Korea's Shinhan Financial Group, the tournament's title sponsors, had planned to host the 36th edition in Nara prefecture in September as part of its efforts to "leverage more active Korea-Japan exchanges through sports". "...the Shinhan Financial Group has decided to postpone the move to Japan indefinitely because of preparation concerns arising from travel restrictions," the Tour said.
Tags: South Korea, Japan, News, World, Korea, Nara, Korea Japan, Shinhan Financial Group


Dalgona Coffee

During the stay-at-home orders of the coronavirus pandemic, people are spending a lot of time on social media and trying to figure out what to make with the ingredients already in their pantries. This created the perfect situation for Dalgona Coffee to go viral. This whipped coffee drink arose in South Korea and quickly spread all over the globe. The delicious coffee drink is made with only a few simple pantry ingredients and tastes as good as it looks. Dalgona coffee gets its name from a type ...
Tags: Coffee, Drinks, South Korea, Korea, Recipes, Baking, Latte, Espresso, Coffee & Tea, Dalgona, Dalgona Coffee


Teardown of Huawei Flagship Phone Finds US Parts Despite Blacklisting

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Huawei is still using components made by U.S. companies in its newest flagship smartphone, a Financial Times teardown has found, despite the U.S. all but blacklisting the Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturer. The teardown was done by XYZone, a Shenzhen-based company that disassembles smartphones and identifies the suppliers of their components. The biggest surprise was that some parts from U.S. companies were still ending up in the newest...
Tags: South Korea, US, Samsung, Tech, United States, Huawei, Financial Times, Shenzhen, Department of Commerce, U S Commerce Department, Micron Micron, Qualcomm Skyworks


LA mayor urges Angelenos to wear homemade masks while coronavirus outbreak continues

The streets of Los Angeles could start to resemble those in some Asian communities soon, if Angelenos take Mayor Eric Garcetti’s recommendation Wednesday to wear non-medical or homemade masks during needed trips outdoors to minimize the spread of the novel coronavirus. Wrapping a black mask around his ears and face during his daily briefing, Garcetti modeled the new, COVID-19-inspired style, and safety precaution, before an online audience watching the briefing on live streams over Facebook and ...
Tags: Facebook, South Korea, Politics, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Taiwan, Soccer, Lausd, Eric Garcetti, Gavin Newsom, Garcetti, Beutner, Barbara Ferrer, Top Stories LADN


South Korea budget carrier Eastar Jet to cut about 700 jobs - spokesman

South Korean budget airline Eastar Jet plans to cut about 700 out of some 1,600 jobs due to operational difficulties from the coronavirus outbreak, the carrier's spokesman said on Thursday.
Tags: South Korea, Money, businessNews, Eastar Jet


South Korea budget carrier Eastar Jet to lay off 700 employees - spokesman

South Korean budget airline Eastar Jet plans to lay off about 700 out of some 1,600 employees due to operational difficulties from the coronavirus outbreak, the carrier's spokesman said on Thursday.
Tags: South Korea, Money, businessNews, Eastar Jet


California appears to be flattening the curve. But its testing lags behind other states

The state’s testing delays have limited understanding of the outbreak and hindered containment * Coronavirus – latest US updates * Coronavirus – latest global updates * See all our coronavirus coverageCalifornia has not seen the surge in coronavirus cases that have overwhelmed cities like New York and Detroit in the past week, which suggests that the state’s early and restrictive shelter-in-place orders could be slowing the virus’ spread. But experts say delays in testing have limited the u...
Tags: South Korea, New York, News, California, Washington, White House, US, Los Angeles, United States, Aclu, Guardian, Silicon Valley, Iceland, Detroit, Stanford University, Gavin Newsom


US furloughs thousands of South Koreans who work on US bases over cost sharing dispute

Thousands of South Koreans who work on US bases in South Korea were furloughed on Wednesday after the Trump administration and South Korea failed to reach a new cost-sharing formula for the cost of US troops stationed.
Tags: South Korea, US, Cnn, Trump


It’s April Fools’ Day, So a K-Pop Star Pulled a Coronavirus Prank

Jaejoong of JYJ told his fans he had the virus, then admitted he had made up the diagnosis. His devastated fans were unamused.
Tags: South Korea, News, April Fool's Day, Pop and Rock Music, Hoaxes and Pranks, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Jaejoong, Jaejoong of JYJ


How South Korea Solved Its Face Mask Shortage

Neighborhood pharmacists and government intervention were the secret weapons.
Tags: South Korea, News, Masks, United States, Shortages, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Why Asia’s New Wave of Virus Cases Should Worry the World

After a surge in cases tied to international travelers, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and other places that seemed to have the epidemic under control have imposed stricter measures.
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, News, China, Singapore, Epidemics, Travel Warnings, Politics And Government, Fines (Penalties, Quarantines, China Hong Kong Singapore, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Virus suppression without a lockdown? Can it be done? It can, and has been:

In fact, it is being done, in South Korea. You can check out the now weird normality of a country which has successfully suppressed COVID-19 without shutting down at this link. It is well worth a read. Interesting to compare...
Tags: South Korea


U.S., South Korea scramble to seal defence cost-sharing deal as thousands put on unpaid leave

The commander of U.S. troops in South Korea on Wednesday called for negotiators to quickly resolve a cost-sharing dispute that has put more than 4,000 local workers on unpaid leave, with South Korean officials suggesting an agreement could come soon.
Tags: South Korea, Money, businessNews


Samsung Display To End All LCD Production By End 2020 (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: South Korean panel maker Samsung Display has decided to end all of its production of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels in South Korea and China by end of this year, a spokesperson said on Tuesday. Samsung Display, a unit of South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, said in October that it suspended one of its two LCD production lines at home amid falling demand for LCD panels and a supply glut. 'We will supply LCD orders to our custom...
Tags: South Korea, News, China, Samsung, Reuters, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Samsung Display, BeauHD