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Mine sweeping efforts unearth South’s first set of DMZ Korean War remains

Mine sweeping efforts unearth South’s first set of DMZ Korean War remains

Remains identified as belonging to Army Sergeant Pak Je-kwon found 65 years after his death

Mine sweeping efforts unearth South’s first set of DMZ Korean War remains
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 25, 2018
North Korea’s 2018 Foundation Day: the inside story
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North Korea’s 2018 Foundation Day: the inside story

The DPRK took major steps to sell itself to the world, though big questions remain about its long-term sincerity

North Korea’s 2018 Foundation Day: the inside story
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 24, 2018
Seoul spent USD$8.6 million on inter-Korean liaison office renovation: MOU

Seoul spent USD$8.6 million on inter-Korean liaison office renovation: MOU

Funds to come from Inter-Korean Cooperation Fund, also cover accommodation and some utilities

Seoul spent USD$8.6 million on inter-Korean liaison office renovation: MOU
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 24, 2018
Inter-Korean trade ticked upwards again this year, figures suggest
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Inter-Korean trade ticked upwards again this year, figures suggest

Values still far lower than 2015 equivalents, however

Inter-Korean trade ticked upwards again this year, figures suggest
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne October 24, 2018
Two Koreas discussing visit by South Korean businesspeople to Kaesong: MOU

Two Koreas discussing visit by South Korean businesspeople to Kaesong: MOU

Visit would be first by former KIC CEOs since plant's closure in February 2016

Two Koreas discussing visit by South Korean businesspeople to Kaesong: MOU
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 24, 2018
As daylight grows, South Korea must choose between sovereignty or the alliance

As daylight grows, South Korea must choose between sovereignty or the alliance

Seoul may soon be faced with a stark decision to make

As daylight grows, South Korea must choose between sovereignty or the alliance
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy October 23, 2018
Moon ratifies Pyongyang Declaration, says it will “improve N. Korean human rights”

Moon ratifies Pyongyang Declaration, says it will “improve N. Korean human rights”

Seoul denies National Assembly approval needed as September's inter-Korean agreement becomes law

Moon ratifies Pyongyang Declaration, says it will “improve N. Korean human rights”
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 23, 2018
DPRK media steps up criticism of U.S. for “interference” in inter-Korean affairs

DPRK media steps up criticism of U.S. for “interference” in inter-Korean affairs

North Korean outlets accuse Washington of "autocratic interference," call for sanctions relief

DPRK media steps up criticism of U.S. for “interference” in inter-Korean affairs
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 22, 2018
Two Koreas to hold general-level military talks on Friday

Two Koreas to hold general-level military talks on Friday

Pyongyang, Seoul to discuss continued implementation of September agreement: MND

Two Koreas to hold general-level military talks on Friday
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 21, 2018
ROK, U.S. Marines to hold 24 KMEP joint military exercises next year: Seoul

ROK, U.S. Marines to hold 24 KMEP joint military exercises next year: Seoul

Drills have been on hold since June's Singapore summit

ROK, U.S. Marines to hold 24 KMEP joint military exercises next year: Seoul
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 19, 2018