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S. Korea, U.S. to Announce Military Exercise Plan After Trump-Kim Summit: Source

S. Korea, U.S. to Announce Military Exercise Plan After Trump-Kim Summit: Source

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and the United States have postponed the announcement of plans for their combined springtime military exercises until after the second summit between Washington and Pyongyang slated for late this month, a government source said Friday. If the allies press ahead with their annual training programs, ongoing preparations [...]

S. Koreans Pin Hopes for Peace Breakthrough on 3rd Moon-Kim Summit

S. Koreans Pin Hopes for Peace Breakthrough on 3rd Moon-Kim Summit

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean citizens hailed President Moon Jae-in’s visit to Pyongyang on Tuesday, pinning hopes for progress in nuclear talks and inter-Korean reconciliation on the planned summit between Moon and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Many citizens were glued to a television in the waiting area of Seoul Station at [...]

S. Korea’s Moon Set for Historic Summit with N. Korean Leader Kim

S. Korea’s Moon Set for Historic Summit with N. Korean Leader Kim

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to embark on a trip to North Korea this week for his third and possibly most crucial meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Moon will head for Pyongyang on Tuesday, using a direct flight across the heavily-fortified inter-Korean border. The inter-Korean [...]

Banks Preparing for Possible Resumption of Inter-Korean Projects

Banks Preparing for Possible Resumption of Inter-Korean Projects

SEOUL, Jun. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean banks have stepped up preparations for a possible resumption of economic projects in North Korea, as a historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un raised hopes of more reconciliation between Seoul and Pyongyang. After about five hours of talks in Singapore [...]