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S. Korean Films on Two Koreas Popular Despite Deteriorating Inter-Korean Relations

S. Korean Films on Two Koreas Popular Despite Deteriorating Inter-Korean Relations

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — As North Korea continues to raise the stakes in inter-Korean relations, a South Korean film and television series depicting sweet romance among individuals from North and South Korea are being subjected to criticism for failing to take note of the current situation. “Ashfall,” a South Korean movie currently garnering [...]

Students from N. Korea’s Top University Take Classes at German University

Students from N. Korea’s Top University Take Classes at German University

BERLIN, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of professors and students from Kim Il Sung University, North Korea’s most prestigious institution of higher learning, visited a Berlin university on Sunday as part of academic exchanges amid international sanctions on the North. The group comprising two professors and 12 students of the Pyongyang school’s German [...]

Over 3,000 S. Koreans Seeking Reunions with Separated Relatives in N.K. Died This Year

Over 3,000 S. Koreans Seeking Reunions with Separated Relatives in N.K. Died This Year

SEOUL, Dec. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Over 3,000 South Koreans who had applied for reunions with their long-lost relatives in North Korea have died this year without having their wishes fulfilled, according to government data. A total of 3,147 South Koreans, registered as members of separated families since 1988, died from January to November this [...]