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Schoolchildren Send Handwritten Letters to Trump: “Please Don’t Let There Be War”

Schoolchildren Send Handwritten Letters to Trump: “Please Don’t Let There Be War”

INCHEON, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Elementary schoolchildren on Baengyeong Island, located a stone’s throw from the maritime military demarcation line between the two Koreas, have sent handwritten letters to the U.S. embassy in Seoul for the soon-to-visit President Donald Trump, asking that “There be no war”. A total of 83 letters from 83 children [...]

North Korea Claims South Korea Violated Its Territorial Waters and Airspace

North Korea Claims South Korea Violated Its Territorial Waters and Airspace

SEOUL, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea on Thursday threatened to make a “merciless” retaliation against South Korea, claiming that Seoul repeatedly violated its territorial waters and airspace off its western coast.  South Korea’s reconnaissance drones made flights over the Yellow Sea along the de facto western maritime boundary on Tuesday and intruded three [...]

Militarized Border Popular Tourist Spot for Foreign Visitors

Militarized Border Popular Tourist Spot for Foreign Visitors

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Tours to the Joint Security Area (JSA), Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), and Northern Limit Line (NLL) remain consistently popular among foreign visitors. According to Cosmojin, a Korean travel agency, North Korea’s nuclear experiments, the shutdown of the Kaeseong Industrial Complex, and the rapid cooling of inter-Korean relations are stirring foreigners’ [...]

SK chief’s Daughter Serving in Unit Defending S. Korea’s NLL

SK chief’s Daughter Serving in Unit Defending S. Korea’s NLL

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The daughter of the chairman of SKGroup, South Korea’s third largest business conglomerate, is serving with a naval unit defending South Korea’s sea border with North Korea, a military source said Tuesday. Chey Min-jung, the second daughter of Chey Tae-won, was commissioned as a naval officer in November 2014 and has since taken part in the Navy’s anti-piracy mission off the coast of Somalia last year. [...]