The show must go on: drive-in cinemas revival worldwide | AFP

From Seoul to Florida, Lithuania to Uruguay, drive-in cinemas, which gained immense popularity during the 1950s and ’60s, are making a comeback worldwide. With theatres closed across the globe to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, drive-ins are an attractive and safe alternative for cinemagoers.

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Here’s the latest for Sunday, May 10: Chile cemeteries closed on Mother’s Day due to virus; Seoul mayor closes bars after infections tied to clubgoers; kidnapped Italian aid worker released; unusual, orange-plumed pelican rescued by Israeli vets. (May 10)

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Seoul closes bars and clubs over fears of second virus wave | AFP

South Korea’s capital has ordered the closure of all clubs and bars after a burst of new cases sparked fears of a second coronavirus wave. The nation has been held up as a global model in how to curb the virus, but the order from the Seoul mayor on Saturday followed the new infection cluster in Itaewon, one of the city’s busiest nightlife districts.

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Crowds pack Seoul beach as new virus cases drop | AFP

Crowds throng a beach in Seoul during the ongoing long weekend with public holidays on April 30 (Buddha’s birthday) and May 5 (Children’s Day). South Korea appears to have turned a corner in its aggressive fight against the coronavirus but an air of caution remains among the public. “I feel cautious since we are still supposed to be social-distancing. So it is not easy to truly relax and enjoy the holiday,” says one man while trying to destress at the beach Saturday.

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Buddha’s birthday marked in South Korea with prayers for coronavirus victims | AFP

People light incense and pray under multi-coloured swinging lanterns to celebrate Buddha’s birthday at a Seoul temple, with many offering prayers for those affected by the coronavirus.

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China says it has ‘no information’ on Kim Jong Un’s health | AFP

The Chinese Foreign Ministry says China has “no information to provide” about the question of Kim Jong Un’s health. The North Korean leader has not been seen in public for more than two weeks, missing commemorations for a key political anniversary, and reports he underwent a cardiovascular procedure have spiralled into speculation he could be incapacitated or even dead. Both Seoul and Washington have played them down, but there has been no concrete proof of life in Pyongyang’s state media, beyond reports of messages sent in his name.

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North Korea’s Kim is alive says Seoul | AFP

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is alive, an adviser to South Korean president Moon Jae-in has said, downplaying rumours over Kim’s health following his absence from a key anniversary.

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Coronavirus: Workers disinfect Seoul trains | AFP

Workers disinfect and clean Seoul’s trains in the city’s public transit system as South Korea battles a rapid surge in coronavirus cases. The country is one of the world’s worst affected nations outside of China, with over 7,000 confirmed cases and growing.

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Medical workers test people in biggest virus cluster in Seoul | AFP

Medical workers test employees outside the “Korea Building” in Seoul where a call centre on the 11th floor has seen some 50 positive cases of the coronavirus so far. People working on other floors of the building are also being tested. The building has become the biggest cluster of infections in the South Korean capital. “Although I work on a different floor I’m still in the same building, so I’m worried,” says one call centre employee.

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Virus fears lead K-pop superstars BTS to cancel Seoul shows; Top nominee Roman Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim; Plácido Domingo revises apology. (Feb. 28)

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Disinfection in Seoul’s local market amid virus fears | AFP

Disinfection takes place in a local market in Seoul in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus as South Korea reports 161 more cases, taking the nationwide total to 763 and making it the world’s largest total outside China.

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‘Crash landing on Seoul’: Heaviest single-day snowfall this winter | AFP

Seoul recorded its heaviest single-day snowfall this winter on Monday morning, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration. Tourists and locals pose for photos at the Gyeongbokgung Palace amid the flurry.

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18 S.Korean evacuees hospitalised after returning from Wuhan | AFP

A total of 18 South Korean evacuees who arrived from the Chinese city of Wuhan have been hospitalised after showing symptoms, Seoul’s health authorities said Friday, as concerns mount about a wider outbreak of the SARS-like virus.

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Cheers! A taste of North Korea in Seoul | AFP

Tucked away in the dazzling neon of Seoul’s Hongdae nightlife district lies the city’s only North Korean-themed pub, which aims to give its Southern patrons a taste of their nuclear-armed neighbour.

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South Korea’s modest metal mayhem | AFP

Head-banging away in the shadow of a multi-billion-dollar K-pop industry, South Korea’s axe-wielding metal bands shred a modest trail of destruction. And in a society where conformity is widely expected, the mosh pit masters are as clean-cut as any average Seoul citizen.

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Christmas Street Festival takes over Seoul city cenre charming locals | AFP

Huge flashing trees, photo booths and shopping stalls in the center of Seoul bring out the Chrsitmas mood in South Koreans as singers perform in the nine-day Sinchon Christmas Street Festival this year.

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Dreaming of a Wet Christmas… Seoul aquarium puts on festive display | AFP

Divers dressed in Christmas outfits perform at the COEX Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea. Performances of the 15-minute show, entitled ‘Happy Holidays’, will run from the 10th to the 31st December.

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Air pollution | AFP Animé

Videographic on air pollution. South Korea will suspend up to a quarter of its coal-fired power plants in the next three months, even as demand for electricity peaks during the bitter winter, as it seeks to tackle air pollution, Seoul said Thursday. VIDEOGRAPHICS

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ShowBiz Minute: BTS, Rush, US Box Office

Seoul police investigating BTS member over traffic accident; Australian publisher appeals Geoffrey Rush’s defamation payout; “Terminator: Dark Fate” is No. 1 in the U.S., but it’s no winner. (Nov. 4)

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Fridays for Future: Climate protest in South Korea | AFP

People in Seoul hold a protest as part of the ‘Fridays for Future’ movement to demand faster action to tackle climate change. More than 5,000 events are planned worldwide, culminating in a massive rally in New York, where 1.1 million students in around 1,800 public schools have been given permission to skip school. IMAGES

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