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7 out of 10 S. Koreans Agree to Efforts for Resumption of Mt. Kumgang Tour

7 out of 10 S. Koreans Agree to Efforts for Resumption of Mt. Kumgang Tour

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Seven out of 10 South Koreans are supportive of government efforts to resume a long-suspended inter-Korean tour program at Mount Kumgang on North Korea’s east coast, a recent poll showed Wednesday, amid the North’s threat to end the cross-border project. According to the survey, conducted by the National Unification [...]

Gov’t to Allow Individual Tourists to Visit Inter-Korean Truce Village

Gov’t to Allow Individual Tourists to Visit Inter-Korean Truce Village

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is pushing to allow its citizens to make individual visits to the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, which separates the two Koreas, the unification ministry said Tuesday. The Inter-Korean Exchange and Cooperation Promotion Council approved the 1.4 billion won (US$1.2 million) expenditure plan to [...]

N. Korean Food Exhibition Sheds Light on Consumer Trends

N. Korean Food Exhibition Sheds Light on Consumer Trends

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — North Koreans are also interested in luxuries instead of necessities when it comes to dining culture, according to a recent exhibition. From November 11 to 14, the Pyongyang International Agriculture and Foodstuff Exhibition took place at the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium, shedding insight on food trends among North Koreans. According [...]

Offspring of Dogs Gifted by Kim to Moon Growing Healthily on Island Near N.K.

Offspring of Dogs Gifted by Kim to Moon Growing Healthily on Island Near N.K.

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — An offspring of a pair of Pungsan-breed dogs gifted to South Korean President Moon Jae-in by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is growing healthily on an island just south of the inter-Korean sea border, the Incheon municipal government said Monday. The white female puppy, named Haetnim, is one [...]