In just 30 years at the helm, Lee Kun-Hee turned Samsung into a global force and transformed South Korea into one of Asia's top economies.
“We are now in a very dangerous situation that could trigger a massive nationwide spread of COVID-19,” Health Minister Park Neung-hoo said.
The sledges can travel at speeds of up to 60kmph - and with the wind behind them, even faster.
South Korea's professional baseball league officially opened, as three new cases of coronavirus represented the lowest daily jump in nearly three months. The KBO League began the season with a match behind closed doors in Incheon.
A church in Seoul on Sunday offered a "drive-in" worship service for the faithful amid the new coronavirus outbreak.
With the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases spiking over 4,000, a South Korean department store continued its disinfection efforts on Monday.
The couples said they are unfazed by the novel coronavirus
The leader of the Liberty Party, South Korea's main opposition party, Hwang Kyo-ahn shaved his head in Seoul to show dissent over South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Justice Minister Cho Kuk.
Many South Koreans are angry that Japan has downgraded their country's trade status from "preferred" to just "normal".
A South Korean coastal city got down and dirty on Saturday (July 20) as people from all over the country gathered for its annual mud festival.