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S. Korea Approves Budget to Build Hiking Trails in DMZ

S. Korea Approves Budget to Build Hiking Trails in DMZ

SEOUL, Apr. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Wednesday approved a budget necessary to build hiking trails inside the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas, a project to turn the Cold War relic into a symbol of peace. The unification ministry’s Inter-Korean Exchange and Cooperation Council, composed of government and civilian experts, approved [...]

S. Korea to Spend 13 tln Won by 2030 to Stimulate Development of Border Areas

S. Korea to Spend 13 tln Won by 2030 to Stimulate Development of Border Areas

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea plans to spend over 13 trillion won (US$11.6 billion) over the next decade to expand infrastructure areas that border North Korea, including the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), for closer inter-Korean exchanges, the government said Thursday. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety said the government’s Border Area Policy [...]

Gyeonggi Gov’t to Push for Listing of DMZ as UNESCO World Heritage

Gyeonggi Gov’t to Push for Listing of DMZ as UNESCO World Heritage

SUWON, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean border province will push to apply for the inclusion of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the list of the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage, officials said Sunday. The government of Gyeonggi Province, which borders with North Korea, said it plans to present an application for [...]