Korea 24 - 2020.10.12


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Korea24 – 2020.10.12 (Monday)
- News Briefing: Social distancing in South Korea has been eased to Level One starting Monday, ending two months of stricter quarantine. "High-risk" facilities, such as clubs and karaoke rooms have reopened and a ban on mass gatherings of people has been lifted, but some rules will remain in place for the Seoul metropolitan area. (Sam Len)
- In-Depth News Analysis: Col. David Maxwell of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and Professor Kim Young-jun of Korea National Defense University discuss North Korea's military parade that marked the 75th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party and the new ICBM that was showcased. (북한 열병식)
- Korea Trending with Alex Sigrist: The government begins to accept applications for its second emergency employment stability fund (2차 긴급고용안정지원금), influencer/chef Kook Gabie faces controversy over a birthday party during self-quarantine(국가비 자가격리 중 파티 논란), and the tracklist for Twice's second full-length album is released(트와이스 정규 2집 트랙리스트 공개).
- Sports: Yoo Jee-ho from Yonhap News Agency talks about fans being allowed to attend sporting events with eased social distancing measures, Kim Sei-young sinking her first LPGA title, and the first exhibition match between the senior & U-23 National football teams coming to a draw of 2-2.
- Morning Edition Preview with Mark Wilson-Choi: Mark shares an article from the Korea Times that features a pair of music producers that have worked with some of South Korea's most famous K-pop singers and a Korea Herald piece that talks about the incredibly low valuations of historical throne halls.

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