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Pyeongtaek Citizens Play Down U.S. Army Withdrawal Rumors

Pyeongtaek Citizens Play Down U.S. Army Withdrawal Rumors

PYEONGTAEK, May 7 (Korea Bizwire) — With a North Korea-U.S. summit about to take place following the historic inter-Korea meeting, the residents of Pyeongtaek, the site of controversy due to the U.S. military base there, are revealing their true feelings concerning public discourse on whether the U.S. army should pull out from the proposed relocation [...]

Government Announces Amendment to Development Plans for Returned U.S. Military Bases

Government Announces Amendment to Development Plans for Returned U.S. Military Bases

UIJEONGBU, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of the Interior and Safety has announced amendments to the development plans regarding territories formerly occupied as U.S. military bases, increasing the number of infrastructure and public works projects and extending the deadline by five years. According to the Gyeonggi Provincial Government, a total of 40 new [...]

Pyeongtaek to Develop ‘Anthrax Manual’ before U.S. Military Base Relocation

Pyeongtaek to Develop ‘Anthrax Manual’ before U.S. Military Base Relocation

PYEONGTAEK, Dec.2 (Korea Bizwire) – The city of Pyeongtaek announced that it will be developing a manual outlining how to deal with the U.S. army’s imports of anthrax as the American military is moving its base to Pyeongtaek in 2016. Gong Jae-gwang, the mayor of Pyeongtaek, announced that the city will make an ‘anthrax manual’ [...]