KARACHI: Around 980,000 Pakistanis have been sent abroad for employment in the last two years by the incumbent government. The was stated by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari.
SEOUL: South Korea’s parliament has passed a bill allowing Grammy-nominated K-pop artists such as BTS to postpone mandatory military service until the age of 30. All able-bodied South Korean men aged between 18 and 28 must serve in the military
NEW YORK: A new report has stated that South Korea has become Netflix’s biggest source of growth in the international markets. According to Netflix, 46% of its net new global paid customers in the third quarter came from the Asia
SEOUL: Schools in South Korea’s capital have once again been closed after a resurgence of coronavirus cases in the city. The Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention reported 280 new coronavirus cases as of midnight Monday, bringing the country’s
SEOUL: South Korea has strengthened visa and entry restrictions for Pakistan and Bangladesh as the countries have recently reported a surge in coronavirus cases. According to the Korean media, the ban will be in effect from June 23 (today), under
SEOUL: South Korean high schools opened on Wednesday for the first time this year, with mask-wearing senior students returning to class over a phased plan to reopen all schools under strict protocols to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
SEOUL: South Korea has recorded no domestic case of coronavirus epidemic since February. South Korea largely managed to bring the coronavirus outbreak under control without major disruptions with a massive testing campaign and intensive contact tracing. According to the South
SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is “alive and well”, a top security adviser to the South’s President Moon Jae-in said, downplaying rumours over Kim’s health following his absence from a key anniversary. “Our government position is firm,” said
SEOUL: South Korea went to vote in parliamentary elections on Wednesday despite the coronavirus threat, putting on compulsory face masks and gloves to cast their ballots. South Korea is among the first countries with a major virus outbreak to hold
SEOUL: 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 the end of this year. A company spokeswoman informed an international news agency
SEOUL: Samsung Electronics will temporarily move some smartphone production to Vietnam from South Korea after another of its Korean staff tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing it to close a factory. A company spokeswoman on Friday said the group had