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National Intelligence Service Says Denuclearization Means “Getting Rid of All Nukes”

National Intelligence Service Says Denuclearization Means “Getting Rid of All Nukes”

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The head of the National Intelligence Service stated yesterday that the ultimate goal of denuclearizing North Korea would involve removing all of its nuclear weapons. According to lawmakers Kim Min-gi of the Democratic Party of Korea and Lee Eun-jae of the Liberty Korea Party, Suh Hoon, the current director [...]

New Spy Agency Chief Orders Abolition of Domestic Intelligence Operations

New Spy Agency Chief Orders Abolition of Domestic Intelligence Operations

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) – New National Intelligence Service (NIS) director Suh Hoon on Thursday ordered the abolition of domestic intelligence operations, setting in motion a campaign to reform the spy agency long suspected of meddling in politics to support ruling elites.  Suh issued the order shortly after President Moon Jae-in conferred an appointment [...]

WikiLeaks Discloses Korean Spy Agency Hacked a Lawyer

WikiLeaks Discloses Korean Spy Agency Hacked a Lawyer

SEOUL, July 16 (Korea Bizwire) – E-mail contents hinting that a Korean spy agency illegally hacked into the personal computer of a lawyer through an Italian hacking firm have been disclosed by WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks made public the leaked e-mail data through its Twitter feed, indicating that Hacking Team installed a hacking program on the lawyer’s computer [...]

Cuckoo Rice Cookers Enjoy New Fame in North Korea

Cuckoo Rice Cookers Enjoy New Fame in North Korea

SEOUL, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Cuckoo rice cookers are gaining massive popularity among North Koreans, according to a recent report from the National Intelligence Service. The wealthy elite are known to prefer South Korean-made products, which are banned in North Korea. North Koreans looking for South Korean products use specific phrases, such as ‘anything better [...]