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N. Korean Food Exhibition Sheds Light on Consumer Trends

N. Korean Food Exhibition Sheds Light on Consumer Trends

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — North Koreans are also interested in luxuries instead of necessities when it comes to dining culture, according to a recent exhibition. From November 11 to 14, the Pyongyang International Agriculture and Foodstuff Exhibition took place at the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium, shedding insight on food trends among North Koreans. According [...]

Offspring of Dogs Gifted by Kim to Moon Growing Healthily on Island Near N.K.

Offspring of Dogs Gifted by Kim to Moon Growing Healthily on Island Near N.K.

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — An offspring of a pair of Pungsan-breed dogs gifted to South Korean President Moon Jae-in by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is growing healthily on an island just south of the inter-Korean sea border, the Incheon municipal government said Monday. The white female puppy, named Haetnim, is one [...]

S. Koreans Grow Wary of Unification

S. Koreans Grow Wary of Unification

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans are less supportive of unification with North Korea than last year, a survey showed Tuesday, amid the protracted impasse in inter-Korean relations and denuclearization negotiations. According to the survey of 1,200 adults commissioned by the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University, 53 [...]

Fewer S. Koreans See Need for Unification with N. Korea than 2 Years Ago

Fewer S. Koreans See Need for Unification with N. Korea than 2 Years Ago

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — More South Koreans view the need for inter-Korean unification negatively than two years ago, while showing an increasing tendency to treat North Korea as a country to cooperate with, a survey conducted by a state-run think tank showed Wednesday. According to the 2018 survey by the Korea Institute for [...]

70 pct. of S. Koreans Expect Kim Busan Trip to be Positive for Nuclear Talks, Cross-border Ties

70 pct. of S. Koreans Expect Kim Busan Trip to be Positive for Nuclear Talks, Cross-border Ties

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – About 70 percent of South Koreans think that a trip to the South by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a summit with Southeast Asian leaders would have a positive impact on denuclearization talks and inter-Korean relations, a survey showed Thursday. On Tuesday, the country’s spy agency raised the [...]