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Inter-Korean Ties Thrown into Abyss Following N. Korea’s Killing of S. Korean Citizen

Inter-Korean Ties Thrown into Abyss Following N. Korea’s Killing of S. Korean Citizen

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korea’s brutal killing of a South Korean official drifting near the maritime border is expected to throw the already-frayed inter-Korean relations into an abyss, possibly forcing the government to halt all envisioned reconciliation efforts amid public outrage, experts said Thursday. They, however, urged the government to take a [...]

Biz People Demand Legislation to Compensate for Losses from Tours to Mt. Kumgang

Biz People Demand Legislation to Compensate for Losses from Tours to Mt. Kumgang

SEOUL, July 10 (Korea Bizwire) — An association of South Korean firms involved in a long-suspended tour program to North Korea’s Mount Kumgang urged the government on Friday to push for legislation that would mandate financial compensation for losses from the suspension. The association, comprised of 49 companies who invested in the tour program, made [...]