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South Korea to Check Air Passenger Info to Sort out Potential Terrorists

South Korea to Check Air Passenger Info to Sort out Potential Terrorists

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Starting in April, South Korea will check information on inbound air passengers to sort out potential terrorists, officials said Wednesday, as Seoul seeks to beef up security ahead of major sporting events amid growing military threats from North Korea.  The government also decided to establish a system that would [...]

Korea’s Vast Underground Economy Signals Potential Terrorism Financing

Korea’s Vast Underground Economy Signals Potential Terrorism Financing

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent assessment revealed the potential danger of South Korea’s underground economy playing a role in the financing of terrorism.  The issue was brought to light on Thursday by professor Kang Kyoung-hun from Dongguk University during a public hearing into the dangers of money laundering in Korea organized by [...]

S. Korea Draws Up Detailed Anti-Terrorism Plans

S. Korea Draws Up Detailed Anti-Terrorism Plans

SEOUL, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s antiterrorism center under the Prime Minister’s Office on Friday drew up a detailed plan on tackling possible terrorist attacks in the country, amid rising concerns that international radical groups may target Asia’s fourth-largest economy as well.  Under the plan, the country will make a four-step alert system [...]

S. Korea Condemns Airport Attacks in Turkey, Vows Cooperation to Eradicate Terrorism

S. Korea Condemns Airport Attacks in Turkey, Vows Cooperation to Eradicate Terrorism

SEOUL, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea on Wednesday condemned the terror attacks that happened in Turkey, vowing that it will keep working with the international community in eradicating terrorism.  On Tuesday (local time), suicide bombers attacked Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, leaving more than 30 people dead and over 100 injured. No group has yet [...]