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Reporter : Jung Min-ho
Fri, February 23, 2024 | 13:29
Experts warn of possible terrorist attack by North Korea
Experts warned, Wednesday, of a possible terrorist attack by North Korea, saying that the risk of a “jihad-like” strike is now greater after the regime’s decision to formally abandon peaceful unification with South Korea as its policy goal.
Pyongyang, Moscow boost tourism exchanges as more Russians set to visit
Pyongyang and Moscow are stepping up efforts to boost cultural exchanges as more Russian tourists are expected to visit the reclusive country next month.
Why Korean conservatives are more open to immigration than liberals
In most Western countries, voters who identify themselves as liberal tend to be more open toward expanding immigration. But the same rule does not hold in South Korean politics.
Korea eyes long-term defense partnership with Arab nations: defense minister
Korea is actively pursuing the establishment and strengthening of a long-term defense partnership with a number of Arab countries. This effort comes in response to promising developments following a $3.2 billion export deal with Saudi Arabia, Defense Minister Shin Won-sik said on Thursday.
Over 82% of family reunion applicants in North America uncontactable: unification ministry
The government in Seoul is now unable to reach more than 80 percent of those who applied from North America for family reunions with their separated family members in North Korea.
Ruling party chief compares rival camp to North Korea over election rule decision
Han Dong-hoon, interim chief of the ruling People Power Party (PPP), compared the main opposition party to North Korea, criticizing its chairman, Lee Jae-myung, for deciding to maintain a problem-ridden election law.
Russia becomes more dangerous for North Korean escapees
The refugee policies of Russia, one of the three countries bordering North Korea, along with China and South Korea, have never been sympathetic to North Korean escapees.
Ex-presidential chief of staff, ex-defense minister included on pardon list
Former Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin and former presidential chief of staff Kim Ki-choon - both of whom served under former President Park Geun-hye before her impeachment - have been included on a special pardon list, the Ministry of Justice said on Tuesday.
Market forces expand in North Korea despite repression
Despite state-led efforts to suppress market forces in North Korea, people there increasingly resort to one-on-one trade for survival amid a sluggish economy and growing distrust in their government, according to a report revealed Tuesday.
Outspoken critic of first lady within ruling party decides not to run for election
Kim Kyung-yul, the man believed to have caused recent political tensions between the ruling party and President Yoon Suk Yeol, said, Sunday, that he won’t seek a seat in the National Assembly for the upcoming elections.
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