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Tours to Demilitarized JSA Resume on Southern Side

Tours to Demilitarized JSA Resume on Southern Side

PANMUNJOM, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Civilian tours to the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom resumed Wednesday, with access expanded to previously off-limits points, including a bridge that President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un walked along during their first summit last year. The resumption came around six months after the popular tours [...]

Leaders of Two Koreas Vow Efforts to Make ‘Good Progress’ at Summit

Leaders of Two Koreas Vow Efforts to Make ‘Good Progress’ at Summit

PANMUNJOM/GOYANG, Apr. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vowed sincere efforts to make progress at their bilateral summit Friday in the Joint Security Area of Panmunjom, which Moon said now symbolizes peace, instead of division. The historic summit began after the leaders met for the first [...]

Milla Jovovich Visits Korean Border

Milla Jovovich Visits Korean Border

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – There are no zombies in the demilitarized zone (DMZ), but Ukrainian-born actress Milla Jovovich decided to pay a visit anyway.  Jovovich was in South Korea promoting her upcoming film Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, the final installment of the zombie film series, which is scheduled for release here on [...]

KT to Offer GiGA WiFi Service in Special DMZ Village

KT to Offer GiGA WiFi Service in Special DMZ Village

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Daeseong-dong village, located only 400 meters south of the heavily fortified Military Demarcation Line dividing North and South Korea, is the only village where civilians can reside within the de-militarized zone (DMZ) in South Korea. According to the truce that ended the three-year long Korean War (1950-1953), two villages, one in the [...]