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S. Korea Says U.S. Ambassador’s Remarks on Inter-Korean Ties ‘Very Inappropriate’

S. Korea Says U.S. Ambassador’s Remarks on Inter-Korean Ties ‘Very Inappropriate’

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The office of President Moon Jae-in openly reproached U.S. Ambassador Harry Harris for his remark on Moon’s stated plans to resume inter-Korean cooperation, calling it “very inappropriate.” “It’s very inappropriate for the ambassador to make such a mention for media over remarks by the president of the hosting nation,” [...]

Weather App Goes Viral in N. Korea

Weather App Goes Viral in N. Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A new weather app is going viral among North Koreans. Meari, a North Korean propaganda outlet, recently introduced Nalssi (means ‘weather’ in Korean), a weather app used on smartphones and other handheld devices that delivers various weather information every 15 minutes. The app not only offers short and long-term [...]

S. Korean Films on Two Koreas Popular Despite Deteriorating Inter-Korean Relations

S. Korean Films on Two Koreas Popular Despite Deteriorating Inter-Korean Relations

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — As North Korea continues to raise the stakes in inter-Korean relations, a South Korean film and television series depicting sweet romance among individuals from North and South Korea are being subjected to criticism for failing to take note of the current situation. “Ashfall,” a South Korean movie currently garnering [...]

Students from N. Korea’s Top University Take Classes at German University

Students from N. Korea’s Top University Take Classes at German University

BERLIN, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of professors and students from Kim Il Sung University, North Korea’s most prestigious institution of higher learning, visited a Berlin university on Sunday as part of academic exchanges amid international sanctions on the North. The group comprising two professors and 12 students of the Pyongyang school’s German [...]