Sister says North Korea’s Kim suffered a fever from COVID

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared victory over COVID-19 at a national meeting where his sister, in an especially combative speech, said Kim had suffered a fever himself and laid dubious blame against South Korea for the ... Google Alert - world news

At least 8 dead in Seoul-area flooding amid record rainfall

Eight people died in floods, landslides and other incidents, according to the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. Seven other people are missing, including four in Seoul's Seocho district, where South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol lives. Google Alert - world news

Hong Kong cuts COVID hotel quarantine to 3 days for arrivals

HONG KONG — Hong Kong will reduce the mandatory hotel quarantine for overseas arrivals to three days from a week, the city's leader said Monday. The southern Chinese city remains one of the few places in the world, together with mainland China, ... Google Alert - world news