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DMZ Park Transforming into Military, Ecology Tourist Destination

DMZ Park Transforming into Military, Ecology Tourist Destination

PAJU, South Korea, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Imjingak, a park located seven kilometers south of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean Peninsula, is on its way to becoming a global military and ecology tourism destination, said local governments on Wednesday.  According to Gyeonggi Province and Paju city officials, several construction projects are underway [...]

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 [...]