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Police Looking into N. Korean-style Anti-Moon Posters at Colleges

Police Looking into N. Korean-style Anti-Moon Posters at Colleges

SEOUL, Apr. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Police said Monday they began a preliminary probe into North Korean-style posters that appeared on walls at several universities nationwide lampooning the current Moon Jae-in government over its key policies. The National Police Agency said it is gathering facts on a number of 112 calls made since Saturday with [...]

Half of S. Koreans Expect U.S., N. Korea Won’t Reach Agreement on Denuclearization: Poll

Half of S. Koreans Expect U.S., N. Korea Won’t Reach Agreement on Denuclearization: Poll

SEOUL, Mar. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Half of South Koreans believe that the United States and North Korea will not reach an agreement on the issues of denuclearization and the lifting of economic sanctions, a poll released Sunday showed. According to the Korea Society Opinion Institute (KSOI) poll of 1,008 adults nationwide, 50 percent said [...]

65 pct of S. Koreans Think N.K. Human Rights Situation Could Improve: Poll

65 pct of S. Koreans Think N.K. Human Rights Situation Could Improve: Poll

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — A majority of South Koreans consider positively the possibility of improvement in North Korea’s human rights situation, a recent survey showed Thursday. The survey conducted on 1,000 adults late last year showed that 65 percent of the respondents were positive about a possible improvement, according to the Database Center [...]

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 [...]