COVID with a Dash of Typhoon
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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About This Episode
The recent COVID-19 outbreak
Violence on public transport surging over face masks
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.
Seoul to offer disaster relief funds to foreign residents
Stranded by coronavirus, foreigners overstaying in S. Korea sharply increase
Sam Okyere shuts down his Instagram account after the controversy over “Once you go black you never go back” statement in an Instagram post
The Third Wave is here! Emma and Joe update on the latest COVID-19 clusters in Korea. PLUS lots of transportation news.
The Seoul government is aggressively pushing bars to “voluntarily” close on Halloween. This sounds logical, but we all know that there is a weird story behind it.
Death by flu shot. Prison for sociopaths who assault bus drivers and intentionally run into ambulances with their taxis.