Jung Mi-kyeong at her store in Paju, South Korea. Photo: David Lee Jung Mi-kyeong at her store in Paju, South Korea. Photo: David Lee
Jung Mi-kyeong at her store in Paju, South Korea. Photo: David Lee

Coronavirus: as quarantine measures bite in South Korea, working class takes hardest hit

  • Amid nationwide containment measures, small businesses and working-class people are battling to make ends meet and survive
  • Some unemployed and elderly are now reliant on government welfare measures, soup kitchens and the efforts of volunteers

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Jung Mi-kyeong at her store in Paju, South Korea. Photo: David Lee Jung Mi-kyeong at her store in Paju, South Korea. Photo: David Lee
Jung Mi-kyeong at her store in Paju, South Korea. Photo: David Lee
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