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Seoul Uncovers Russian Newspaper Stories on Burial Site of Independence Fighter

Seoul Uncovers Russian Newspaper Stories on Burial Site of Independence Fighter

SEOUL, May 28 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean government agency said Tuesday it has uncovered Russian newspaper articles on the burial site of revered Korean independence fighter Ahn Jung-geun, possibly providing a new clue to the whereabouts of his long-lost remains. The National Archives of Korea (NAK) disclosed 24 Russian newspaper stories, which were [...]

Historic Tree that Helped Freedom Fighters Withstands Heat Wave

Historic Tree that Helped Freedom Fighters Withstands Heat Wave

YEONGDONG, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A gigantic zelkova tree in North Chungcheong Province is known as the “independence fighter tree,” having been around for approximately 350 years in the small village of Bakgye-ri in Haksan-myeon, Yeongdong-gun. The tree got its nickname after villagers climbed up to keep watch over Japanese military police during the [...]