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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 [...]

68 pct of Seoulites Support Kim Jong-un’s Visit to the S. Korean Capital

68 pct of Seoulites Support Kim Jong-un’s Visit to the S. Korean Capital

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Two out of three Seoulites said they support Kim Jong-un’s visit to Seoul. Seoul Metropolitan Government conducted an online survey of 2,000 people living in Seoul, 68 percent of whom said they support Kim Jong-un’s visit to Seoul. Another 22.4 percent said they oppose the idea. A total of [...]