The obligation to wear a mask indoors has been lifted, but there are still many people wearing masks.

Foreign media analyzed why people in Asian countries such as Korea and Japan are unable to take off their toxic masks.

The New York Times focused on why Asians wear masks with an article called 'Why Asians Still Wear Masks Even After Restrictions Are Eased'.

According to an analysis by the New York Times, there are people in Korea and Japan who find it convenient to wear a mask because they don't need to make up or manage their facial expressions.

In Japan, he said that 'taking off the mask is like taking off underwear', so the mask is sometimes called 'gao pants', or 'face panties'.

In addition, we analyzed the fact that they became more accustomed to wearing masks after experiencing the spread of infectious diseases such as SARS and MERS in advance as one reason.

He also pointed out that in Asian countries, wearing a mask is considered etiquette to be considerate of others.