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70 pct. of S. Koreans Expect Kim Busan Trip to be Positive for Nuclear Talks, Cross-border Ties

70 pct. of S. Koreans Expect Kim Busan Trip to be Positive for Nuclear Talks, Cross-border Ties

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – About 70 percent of South Koreans think that a trip to the South by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a summit with Southeast Asian leaders would have a positive impact on denuclearization talks and inter-Korean relations, a survey showed Thursday. On Tuesday, the country’s spy agency raised the [...]

Stature of N.K. Leader’s Sister Appears Elevated: Seoul’s Spy Agency

Stature of N.K. Leader’s Sister Appears Elevated: Seoul’s Spy Agency

SEOUL, Jun. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The stature of Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, appears to have been elevated, the chief of the parliament’s intelligence committee said Tuesday, citing the spy agency’s closed-door briefing. Rep. Lee Hye-hoon made the remarks, revising her earlier explanation that the standing of Kim Yo-jong appears [...]

S. Korean Firms Hail NK Leader’s Comments on Kaesong Complex

S. Korean Firms Hail NK Leader’s Comments on Kaesong Complex

SEOUL, Jan. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean companies that had operated factories in the now-shuttered industrial complex in North Korea’s border city of Kaesong on Tuesday hailed the North Korean leader’s willingness to reopen the factory park. In his televised New Year speech early on Tuesday, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he is [...]