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800 Paper Panda Dolls Displayed Near North-South Korean Border for Children’s Day

800 Paper Panda Dolls Displayed Near North-South Korean Border for Children’s Day

PAJU, South Korea, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Celebrating the upcoming Children’s Day, the Gyeonggi government is hosting a special event for families at the Imjingak Peace Park (Pyeonghwa-nuri) on May 5.  The highlight of the event is the display of 800 panda dolls made with recycled paper around the park, promoting environmental preservation and sustainable [...]

Actor Lee Min-ho Narrates DMZ Documentary, Awaits Enlistment

Actor Lee Min-ho Narrates DMZ Documentary, Awaits Enlistment

SEOUL, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean actor Lee Min-ho is the main presenter for MBC’s upcoming three-part documentary on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) – the 4-kilometer wide, 250-kilometer long no man’s land that divides the Korean Peninsula in two.  Dubbed DMZ, The Wild, the production of the series took roughly two years. The 30-year-old [...]

S. Korea to Upgrade Surveillance Equipment at DMZ

S. Korea to Upgrade Surveillance Equipment at DMZ

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s military said Wednesday it will upgrade thermal observation devices (TODs) installed at the heavily fortified inter-Korean border to cope with growing threats from North Korea.  The upgrade aims to closely monitor and detect any provocative movements from the North along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). In August last [...]

N. Korean Provocations Impair S. Korea’s Border Tourism

N. Korean Provocations Impair S. Korea’s Border Tourism

PAJU/YEONCHEON, South Korea, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Security tourism in South Korea’s northwestern border areas has suffered a blow due to cooling inter-Korean relations amid a series of incessant North Korean provocations, including missile tests.  The number of tourists visiting security attractions, including observatories and underground tunnels dug by the North, has been decreasing every [...]