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Reporter : Jung Min-ho
Sun, February 25, 2024 | 17:14
North Korea may surprise world with big nuclear moves
Pyongyang has left little room for second-guessing about what inter-Korean relations would be like this year. During a year-end ruling Workers’ Party meeting, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for “overwhelming” war readiness against South Korea and the U.S.
North Korea's fertility rate reaches all-time low of 1.38, study suggests
North Korea’s fertility rate - the average number of children a woman bears in her lifetime - may have already fallen below 1.5, a recent study suggests.
Korea expands E-9 visas to address labor shortages at hotels
Non-Koreans with E-9 visas will now be allowed to work at hotels in Seoul and other popular destinations for tourists.
[EXCLUSIVE] Seoul halts plans to lift ban on North Korean media
Faced with strong opposition from conservatives, the South Korean government decided to halt plans to lift a ban on public access to North Korean media content, sources said, Thursday.
Life satisfaction rate among North Korean defectors hits record high
The rate of North Korean defectors satisfied with their lives in South Korea hit a record high of 79.3 percent this year amid an overall improvement in their economic conditions.
Seoul to push for establishment of state-run North Korea human rights center
South Korea is pressing ahead with the establishment of a state-run museum as part of its efforts to raise awareness on North Korea’s human rights abuses despite budget shortages caused by the main opposition party.
Sales of pet strollers surpass baby strollers for 1st time
In yet another sign of Korea’s falling birthrate, sales of pet strollers have exceeded those of baby strollers this year for the first time, according to Gmarket, an e-commerce platform operator.
North Korea expected to renew efforts to promote tourism next year
North Korea is set to hold a major party meeting this week, one year after the previous one in which Kim Jong-un, its leader, called for an “exponential increase” in the size of its nuclear arsenal against its adversaries.
AirAsia passengers stranded at Incheon airport for 27 hours after technical errors
AirAsia passengers bound for Malaysia were stuck at Incheon International Airport for more than 27 hours due to technical malfunctions, government officials said on Sunday.
N. Korea will likely keep amassing nuclear warheads until next negotiation
North Korea appears to have started operating a new light-water reactor at its main nuclear facility in Yongbyon in a move obviously aimed at expanding its capacity to produce fuel for nuclear bombs.
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