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DMZ Hiking Trails Temporarily Shut Down Due to African Swine Fever Outbreak

DMZ Hiking Trails Temporarily Shut Down Due to African Swine Fever Outbreak

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Hiking trails along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas will be temporarily closed starting Thursday following the outbreak of African swine fever in border areas, the government said. The decision to suspend the hiking trails in Paju and Cherwon came shortly after South Korea confirmed two cases [...]

DMZ Trail to Host Special Group of Foreign Tourists This Week

DMZ Trail to Host Special Group of Foreign Tourists This Week

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — A special group of foreign students will walk a trail along the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone this week during a government event designed to mark a historic inter-Korean summit a year earlier. Thirteen university students from 12 countries outside of Korea, including the United States, Britain, Italy, Vietnam and [...]

New Trail Brings Civilians to Forefront of Korean Military Tensions, Growing Peace

New Trail Brings Civilians to Forefront of Korean Military Tensions, Growing Peace

CHEORWON, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A 15-kilometer trail in Cheorwon, a landlocked county and symbolic border town, brings trekkers deep inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), the forefront of 66 years of inter-Korean tensions where the two Koreas have begun to take nascent but concrete steps to build peace. The first group of civilians is [...]