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North Korea expects free movement at JSA to begin on November 1: travel agencies

North Korea expects free movement at JSA to begin on November 1: travel agencies

Tourists will be allowed to cross demarcation line as of Thursday, authorities tell tour companies

North Korea expects free movement at JSA to begin on November 1: travel agencies
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham October 29, 2018
Two Koreas to destroy 22 guard posts along demilitarized zone

Two Koreas to destroy 22 guard posts along demilitarized zone

Process projected to be complete by end of next month, Seoul says

Two Koreas to destroy 22 guard posts along demilitarized zone
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 26, 2018
South Korea to begin annual “defensive” military exercises next week

South Korea to begin annual “defensive” military exercises next week

Taeguk drills aimed at enhancing Seoul's "military readiness posture," JCS says

South Korea to begin annual “defensive” military exercises next week
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 26, 2018
Two Koreas kick-off third round of general-level military talks this year

Two Koreas kick-off third round of general-level military talks this year

Meeting is first of its kind since September's "de facto non-aggression agreement"

Two Koreas kick-off third round of general-level military talks this year
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 25, 2018
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