S. Korea notifies N. Korea a joint inspection team will visit Mt. Geumgang to check facilities

S. Korea notifies N. Korea a joint inspection team will visit Mt. Geumgang to check facilities

so proposed to Pyongyang a visit by its authorities and businesses to the Mount Kumgang tourist resort this is so that they can check the South Korean facilities there for details let’s turn to our Oh jung-hee South Korea proposed North Korea sending a joint inspection team comprised of government officials and businesses across the

National Assembly’s budget sub-committee kicks off review of government’s 2020 budget proposal

National Assembly’s budget sub-committee kicks off review of government’s 2020 budget proposal

the National Assembly’s budget subcommittee has kicked off its examination of the government’s 444 billion US dollar budget proposal for next year the subcommittee is considered the last stage of the screening process where the members deduct or increase the budget on a project-by-project basis the committee will have finished its review before November 29th

S. Korea faces mounting defense-related issues to resolve during month of November

S. Korea faces mounting defense-related issues to resolve during month of November

November will be a busy month for South Korea in terms of defense and security matters Seoul and Washington are set to discuss defense agenda items next week including but not limited to defense cost-sharing now Seoul is also expected to face intensify pressure from Japan and the u.s. to overturn its decision to terminate

How much do you know about the Mount Kumgang tour program, a symbol of inter-Korean cooperation?

How much do you know about the Mount Kumgang tour program, a symbol of inter-Korean cooperation?

Last month North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ordered to remove South Korean-built facilities at the North’s Mount Kumgang resort. The leaders of the two Koreas agreed in September last year to resume the tour program as soon as conditions are met. It was suspended in 2008 after a female tourist was shot to death by

Joint fine dust research by S. Korea, Japan, China to be released this month: PM Lee

Joint fine dust research by S. Korea, Japan, China to be released this month: PM Lee

Prime Minister in Arkansas South Korea and China are working hand-in-hand on tackling fine dust pollution and results from joint research by Korea China and Japan is going to be released to the public in the next couple of weeks he made the comments Friday while chairing the third meeting for the special committee for

Special constitutional revision committee holds first official meeting

Special constitutional revision committee holds first official meeting

Following their pre-discussion meeting on Wednesday,… the National Assembly’s special committee for constitutional revision has just started its first official meeting. The bipartisan panel of 36 lawmakers has until the end of June to discuss the possibility of revising the Constitution — last changed in the wake of Korea’s pro-democracy movement in 1987. The focus

In 2016 he broke his neck, now he’s an Olympian

In 2016 he broke his neck, now he’s an Olympian

In the 48th minute of a hockey game in October 2016, Wojtek Wolski crashed headfirst into the sideboards of an ice rink, breaking his neck. It was unclear whether he would ever walk again, let alone skate. “My first thought was that I was paralyzed,” he tells CNN. “I was just thinking, ‘okay, am I

U.S. House committee passes bill on reuniting Korean-Americans with separated families in N. Korea

U.S. House committee passes bill on reuniting Korean-Americans with separated families in N. Korea

since 1985 South and North Korea have hold multiple reunions for families separated by the Korean War but thousands of Korean Americans living in the US were not included in any of those meetings however now it seems like their hopes of seeing long-lost relatives has taken a step toward one day coming true or

Gov’t study finds high levels of hormone-disrupting chemical in receipt paper: lawmaker

Gov’t study finds high levels of hormone-disrupting chemical in receipt paper: lawmaker

no concerns growing over a harmful chemical found in receipt paper here in South Korea a lawmaker with the Environment and Labor Committee citing a recent government study said high levels of the hormone disrupting chemical BPA were found in nearly half of the samples tested now BPA is used on receipt paper due to