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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 [...]

Navy Set to Unveil New Base on Jeju, Maritime Choke Point for N. Korea

Navy Set to Unveil New Base on Jeju, Maritime Choke Point for N. Korea

JEJU, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Concluding two decades of preparations and controversies, the Navy is set to unveil a new naval base on the southern resort island of Jeju, where it could launch warships against North Korea’s potential provocations in a dramatically shortened amount of time. The construction work for the Jeju civil-military sea port base, spanning nearly 500,000 square meters with docks running some 5 kilometers in the direction of the East China [...]