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Asian Games Athletes Advised to Refrain from Mentioning Politics and Economy

Asian Games Athletes Advised to Refrain from Mentioning Politics and Economy

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — With the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta-Palembang to feature a joint delegation from both Koreas, South Korean athletes participated in a special information session that discussed the precautionary guidelines on how to behave around North Koreans. On August 7, South Korean athletes held an inaugural rally before receiving instruction [...]

Koreas to Continue Peacemaking Mood by Sending Unified Teams to 2018 Asian Games

Koreas to Continue Peacemaking Mood by Sending Unified Teams to 2018 Asian Games

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and North Korea will try to continue their peacemaking mood through sport by sending joint teams to the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. The Koreas agreed to field joint teams in three sports — basketball, canoeing, and rowing — at this year’s Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games, which will [...]

9 North Korean Films to Screen at the Bucheon Fantastic Film Festival

9 North Korean Films to Screen at the Bucheon Fantastic Film Festival

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Following formal approval by the government, feature films produced in North Korea will be screened at the 22nd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) to be held for ten days starting tomorrow. Festival organizers included the special screening of nine North Korean films following the conciliatory mood of the [...]

Youth Groups and College Student Unions Push for “Train Headed for Pyongyang”

Youth Groups and College Student Unions Push for “Train Headed for Pyongyang”

SEOUL, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Student-run organizations of all ages have come together to launch a support group that advocates for a so-called “unification train” bound for the North Korean capital of Pyongyang by way of Yongsan Station in Seoul. The network of students composed of members of youth organizations and college student unions [...]