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Pope Francis Says May Visit Pyongyang Following Official Invitation

Pope Francis Says May Visit Pyongyang Following Official Invitation

VATICAN, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Pope Francis expressed his willingness Thursday to visit North Korea if officially invited, also saying he will “certainly” respond to such an invitation from the communist state. The remarks came in a meeting with South Korean president Moon Jae-in, who paid a courtesy call on the pope to deliver [...]

President Moon: “Let Jeju Naval Base Become a Base for Peace”

President Moon: “Let Jeju Naval Base Become a Base for Peace”

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — After President Moon Jae-in’s appearance at the Korea International Fleet Review taking place on Jeju Island, the president also took time to visit the nearby Gangjeong Village on the southern coast of the island, the subject of various controversies surrounding the construction of the Jeju Naval Base. According to [...]

S. Korea’s Moon Set for Historic Summit with N. Korean Leader Kim

S. Korea’s Moon Set for Historic Summit with N. Korean Leader Kim

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to embark on a trip to North Korea this week for his third and possibly most crucial meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Moon will head for Pyongyang on Tuesday, using a direct flight across the heavily-fortified inter-Korean border. The inter-Korean [...]

President Moon Checks Out Next Generation Internet-Based Banking

President Moon Checks Out Next Generation Internet-Based Banking

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in paid a visit yesterday to a conference to experience new innovations that are changing the fintech sector. The event at Seoul City Hall was held with the goal of vitalizing Internet-based banks. Moon participated in the conference which also showcased various examples of innovative fintech practices [...]

President Moon Takes Subway Ride with Indian PM to Samsung Factory

President Moon Takes Subway Ride with Indian PM to Samsung Factory

SEOUL, Jul. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in, during a state visit to India, surprised reporters yesterday by taking the subway with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on their journey to inaugurate the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing facility, which was developed by Samsung Electronics in Noida, India. Earlier in the day, [...]

President Moon’s “3 Belt Initiative” Attracting Attention

President Moon’s “3 Belt Initiative” Attracting Attention

SEOUL, Jun. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The recent summit between North Korea and the U.S. has many people wondering if South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s “new economic initiative” will gain momentum now that North-South relations have begun to thaw. During President Moon’s own meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Moon gave Kim a USB [...]