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S. Korea Decides to Spend 1.95 bln Won to Transform DMZ Guard Post into Museum

S. Korea Decides to Spend 1.95 bln Won to Transform DMZ Guard Post into Museum

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The government decided Monday to spend 1.95 billion won (US$1.76 million) to transform a guard post on the border with North Korea into a museum underscoring inter-Korean reconciliation efforts and honoring soldiers killed during the Korean War. The guard post at Arrowhead Ridge inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) has [...]

S. Korea to Hold Ceremony to Mark Philippines’ Participation in Korean War

S. Korea to Hold Ceremony to Mark Philippines’ Participation in Korean War

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will hold a ceremony this week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Philippines’ participation in the Korean War, the veterans affairs ministry said Thursday. The Southeast Asian country sent around 7,420 ground troops to help defend South Korea during the 1950-53 conflict, with the first batch [...]

S. Korean Group Provides 50,000 Face Masks to U.S. Korean War Veterans

S. Korean Group Provides 50,000 Face Masks to U.S. Korean War Veterans

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s veterans association said Monday it has provided 50,000 face masks to a U.S. veterans group to help American Korean War veterans fight the new coronavirus. The Korean Veterans Association also donated US$10,000 to the U.S.-based Korean War Veterans Association to express gratitude for their sacrifice during the [...]