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COVID with a Dash of Typhoon

Aug 27, 2020

New host Emma Kalka talks about the recent COVID-19 “assplosion,” the latest on where the outbreaks are and what the government is doing. Also, Typhoon Bavi and Sam Okyere’s recent scandal in a teapot.

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Emma Kalka

Joe McPherson

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About This Episode

The recent COVID-19 outbreak

Violence on public transport surging over face masks

https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2020/08/251_294996.html

349 people have been arrested for face mask-related conflicts over the last three months

 

Kwak mentioned that tightened face mask rules can be difficult to follow especially for elderly men in their 60s and older, which is why they are often involved in assault cases.

 

“Older people find it relatively hard to follow rapidly changing rules or adapt to a new situation. Also, they get easily upset when other people, especially the younger generation, point out their mistakes,” she explained.

Church confronts president, demands investigation on union group

“(Holding) worship services is a fundamental (aspect) of religious freedom. We are not convinced as to why only Christian worship services should be banned,” it said.

http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20200825000777

Seoul to offer disaster relief funds to foreign residents

https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2020/08/177_294984.html

Stranded by coronavirus, foreigners overstaying in S. Korea sharply increase

https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2020/08/177_294976.html

Doctors Strike

Typhoon Bavi

Sam Okyere shuts down his Instagram account after the controversy over “Once you go black you never go back” statement in an Instagram post 

https://www.allkpop.com/article/2020/08/sam-okyere-shuts-down-his-instagram-account-after-the-controversy-over-once-you-go-black-you-never-go-back-statement-in-an-instagram-post?fbclid=IwAR1hekWYG4oWvc6gz3Jy5WV6YHBngN89FxTw0ruTxzNR1E3J-DMpJej4ECo

 

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