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Over 60 pct of S. Koreans Support Resumption of Kaesong Park, Mount Kumgang Tours: Survey

Over 60 pct of S. Koreans Support Resumption of Kaesong Park, Mount Kumgang Tours: Survey

SEOUL, Mar. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 60 percent of South Koreans are supportive of the resumption of two suspended cross-border projects, saying they could contribute to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, a survey of a presidential consultative body showed Tuesday. According to the survey conducted by the National Unification Advisory Council on [...]

S. Korea Considering Joint Bid with N. Korea for 2023 Women’s World Cup

S. Korea Considering Joint Bid with N. Korea for 2023 Women’s World Cup

SEOUL, Mar. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s football governing body said Monday it is carefully looking into the possibility of making a joint bid with North Korea to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. “FIFA first approached us and talked about the joint bid,” said Hong Myung-bo, general secretary at the Korea Football [...]

Allies to Launch Dong Maeng Exercise This Week to Replace Key Resolve, Foal Eagle Drills

Allies to Launch Dong Maeng Exercise This Week to Replace Key Resolve, Foal Eagle Drills

SEOUL, Mar. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and the United States will launch the new Dong Maeng combined exercise this week to replace their springtime Key Resolve drills, their militaries announced Sunday. Seoul’s Joint chiefs of Staff (JCS) and the South Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command (CFC) said that the nine-day command post exercise kicks [...]

Seoul Devises Tentative Plans for 2032 Seoul-Pyongyang Summer Olympic Games

Seoul Devises Tentative Plans for 2032 Seoul-Pyongyang Summer Olympic Games

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Following North and South Korea’s joint bid to the International Olympics Committee (IOC) to host the 2032 Summer Olympic Games in the Korean peninsula, Seoul is devising blueprints to turn the Seoul-Pyongyang Olympics into a “platform of peace”. The plan includes hosting several events at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), [...]