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Moon Chung-in: “Kim Jong-un’s Decision to Visit Seoul Was His Alone”

Moon Chung-in: “Kim Jong-un’s Decision to Visit Seoul Was His Alone”

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Moon Chung-in, the Special Advisor to South Korean President Moon Jae-in for Foreign Affairs and National Security, said yesterday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s promise to visit Seoul was a single-handed decision made by Kim. Speaking at a briefing held at the press center at Pyongyang’s Koryo Hotel, [...]

Ri Sol-Ju: “Pyongyang Naengmyeon More Famous After Previous Summit”

Ri Sol-Ju: “Pyongyang Naengmyeon More Famous After Previous Summit”

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Pyongyang naengmyeon, a popular cold noodle dish, once again shared the spotlight during the inter-Korean summit currently taking place in Pyongyang. The dish garnered significant media attention at the previous summit at Panmunjom in April, when North Korean officials brought a noodle making machine with them. Yesterday, President Moon [...]

6 in 10 S. Koreans Support Cooperation with N. Korea Before Denuclearization: Poll

6 in 10 S. Koreans Support Cooperation with N. Korea Before Denuclearization: Poll

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Six in 10 South Korean adults consent to expanding inter-Korean exchanges and cooperation prior to the denuclearization of North Korea, a poll showed Thursday. The survey was conducted on 501 adults nationwide by Seoul-based pollster Realmeter soon after President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un announced their [...]

S. Koreans Pin Hopes for Peace Breakthrough on 3rd Moon-Kim Summit

S. Koreans Pin Hopes for Peace Breakthrough on 3rd Moon-Kim Summit

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean citizens hailed President Moon Jae-in’s visit to Pyongyang on Tuesday, pinning hopes for progress in nuclear talks and inter-Korean reconciliation on the planned summit between Moon and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Many citizens were glued to a television in the waiting area of Seoul Station at [...]

Pyongyang Visit Has Many Speculating on Samsung’s Future Relationship with Gov’t

Pyongyang Visit Has Many Speculating on Samsung’s Future Relationship with Gov’t

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Lee Jae-yong, the Vice Chairman of Samsung Electronics, was one of the top corporate leaders to be included on the list of people invited to the inter-Korean summit to be held in Pyongyang. On a list released by the Blue House yesterday, the nation’s leading business leaders including Chey [...]

S. Korea’s Moon Set for Historic Summit with N. Korean Leader Kim

S. Korea’s Moon Set for Historic Summit with N. Korean Leader Kim

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to embark on a trip to North Korea this week for his third and possibly most crucial meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Moon will head for Pyongyang on Tuesday, using a direct flight across the heavily-fortified inter-Korean border. The inter-Korean [...]

Updated Inter-Korean Summit Webpage Heightens Expectations

Updated Inter-Korean Summit Webpage Heightens Expectations

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The Blue House announced on September 14 it had launched a new edition of the Inter-Korean Summit webpage (www.koreasummit.kr) to deliver news of the upcoming talks scheduled for September 18. Based on the online platform that was used for the first Inter-Korean Summit on April 27, the Blue House [...]