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6 in 10 S. Koreans Registered for Reunions with Separated Families Have Died

6 in 10 S. Koreans Registered for Reunions with Separated Families Have Died

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly 60 percent of South Koreans who have sought reunions with family members separated by the 1950-53 Korean War have died, government data showed Friday. Among 133,353 South Koreans who have registered to be reunited with their long-lost loved ones in North Korea since 1988, 79,466, or 59.6 percent, [...]

Education Office Holds ‘Career Design Camp’ for N. Korean Defectors

Education Office Holds ‘Career Design Camp’ for N. Korean Defectors

SUWON, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — How different is life for North Korean students, who risked their lives to cross the border, compared to their South Korean counterparts? Twenty-one middle and high school students in Gyeonggi Province, each with their own stories, participated in a Career Design Camp that took place in Gwangju for three [...]

Seoul National University Creates New Major in Peace and Unification Studies

Seoul National University Creates New Major in Peace and Unification Studies

SEOUL, Jul. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul National University will open a new graduate major in peace and unification studies that specializes in peace, unification, and North Korean society to foster experts that can effectively address unification as well as post-unification outcomes. The university is planning to create a master’s course on peace and unification [...]