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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 [...]

Stature of N.K. Leader’s Sister Appears Elevated: Seoul’s Spy Agency

Stature of N.K. Leader’s Sister Appears Elevated: Seoul’s Spy Agency

SEOUL, Jun. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The stature of Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, appears to have been elevated, the chief of the parliament’s intelligence committee said Tuesday, citing the spy agency’s closed-door briefing. Rep. Lee Hye-hoon made the remarks, revising her earlier explanation that the standing of Kim Yo-jong appears [...]

Thousands of S. Koreans Ask Gov’t to Approve Their Trip to Mount Kumgang

Thousands of S. Koreans Ask Gov’t to Approve Their Trip to Mount Kumgang

SEOUL, Jun. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Thousands of South Koreans asked the government Friday to endorse their travel to Mount Kumgang in North Korea, demanding the resumption of suspend tours to the scenic mountain. According to the Movement for One Korea, a civic group, 6,150 citizens added their names to the applications submitted to the [...]