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Government Faces Backlash for Pushing Inter-Korean Unity at the Olympics

Government Faces Backlash for Pushing Inter-Korean Unity at the Olympics

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government is being criticized for pushing for a showcase of inter-Korean unity at the PyeongChang Olympics through a series of high-level talks. Dialogue between the two Koreas continues over the logistics of North Korea’s participation in the Winter Olympics next month, as officials from Seoul and Pyongyang [...]

President Moon Calls for Efforts to Export Airport System

President Moon Calls for Efforts to Export Airport System

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in on Friday called for efforts to further upgrade the nation’s airport capacity and promote its advanced airport operation systems overseas. He attended a ceremony marking the construction of a second passenger terminal at Incheon International Airport, the nation’s main gateway south of Seoul. “Incheon airport must [...]

“19th Election”, “Goblin”, “A Taxi Driver” Top Daum Searches

“19th Election”, “Goblin”, “A Taxi Driver” Top Daum Searches

SEOUL, Dec. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Kakao released on December 22 a list of the most searched keywords from January through November on its Daum portal in the categories of news, personalities and media.  In news, “19th election”, “Park Geun-hye impeachment”, “Kim Joo-hyuk death”, “Pohang earthquake” and “cryptocurrency” were the most searched in order from [...]

PyeongChang, Beijing Sign Cooperative Agreement on Successful Winter Olympics

PyeongChang, Beijing Sign Cooperative Agreement on Successful Winter Olympics

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean and the Chinese host cities of the next two Winter Olympics reached a cooperative agreement Thursday to ensure the success of their events. Lee Hee-beom, the top organizer for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, and Cai Qi, his counterpart for Beijing 2022, signed their memorandum of understanding (MOU) on mutual exchange and cooperation in a ceremony at [...]

S. Korean President Named ‘Global Rethinker’ of 2017

S. Korean President Named ‘Global Rethinker’ of 2017

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has been named a global rethinker by Foreign Policy, a U.S. magazine, which cited his “forceful push for peace,” the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said Tuesday. Moon was among dozens of global figures who, according to the prestigious magazine, “together found amazing ways [...]

Moon Vows Support for Quake Victims

Moon Vows Support for Quake Victims

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – President Moon Jae-in on Thursday offered consolation to people displaced by the latest earthquake in the southeastern city of Pohang, pledging all-out efforts to help all those affected by the quake. “I offer my word of consolation to residents of Pohang and surrounded areas affected by the quake,” the president said in a message [...]