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N. Korea Introduces Smartphone with Facial Recognition and Wireless Charging

N. Korea Introduces Smartphone with Facial Recognition and Wireless Charging

SEOUL, Apr. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korean smartphones are reportedly showing technological progress as they now offer facial recognition as well as wireless charging features. Sogwang, a North Korean state media outlet, introduced North Korea’s newly developed smartphone, the Pyongyang 2425, on its official website. “The Pyongyang 2425 comes with enhanced features, praised by [...]

Police Looking into N. Korean-style Anti-Moon Posters at Colleges

Police Looking into N. Korean-style Anti-Moon Posters at Colleges

SEOUL, Apr. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Police said Monday they began a preliminary probe into North Korean-style posters that appeared on walls at several universities nationwide lampooning the current Moon Jae-in government over its key policies. The National Police Agency said it is gathering facts on a number of 112 calls made since Saturday with [...]

Half of S. Koreans Expect U.S., N. Korea Won’t Reach Agreement on Denuclearization: Poll

Half of S. Koreans Expect U.S., N. Korea Won’t Reach Agreement on Denuclearization: Poll

SEOUL, Mar. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Half of South Koreans believe that the United States and North Korea will not reach an agreement on the issues of denuclearization and the lifting of economic sanctions, a poll released Sunday showed. According to the Korea Society Opinion Institute (KSOI) poll of 1,008 adults nationwide, 50 percent said [...]

65 pct of S. Koreans Think N.K. Human Rights Situation Could Improve: Poll

65 pct of S. Koreans Think N.K. Human Rights Situation Could Improve: Poll

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — A majority of South Koreans consider positively the possibility of improvement in North Korea’s human rights situation, a recent survey showed Thursday. The survey conducted on 1,000 adults late last year showed that 65 percent of the respondents were positive about a possible improvement, according to the Database Center [...]

Over 60 pct of S. Koreans Support Resumption of Kaesong Park, Mount Kumgang Tours: Survey

Over 60 pct of S. Koreans Support Resumption of Kaesong Park, Mount Kumgang Tours: Survey

SEOUL, Mar. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 60 percent of South Koreans are supportive of the resumption of two suspended cross-border projects, saying they could contribute to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, a survey of a presidential consultative body showed Tuesday. According to the survey conducted by the National Unification Advisory Council on [...]