[Korea Now Today's Headline] 01/27/THU
1. The number of daily COVID-19 cases today in South Korea hit a record high with 14-thousand 5-hundred 18, doubling in three days. The government and some experts pointed out that the doubling period would be shortened.
2. “Serious Accident Punishment Act” is in effect from today in South Korea. This punitive damage act is to impose criminal liability on individuals or entities, who are responsible for serious industrial accidents.
3. North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles today off its East coast, again in two days. This is already their 6th armed demonstration this year.