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peace on Korean - DMZ meeting

South Koreans on Sunday expressed optimism that the peace process on the Korean Peninsula may quicken after the leaders of the United States and North Korea held a surprise meeting at the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom.E…

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Seoul palaces to be opened to public

Main halls of 2 Seoul palaces to be opened to public​The Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) announced on March 4 that the interior of Myeongjeongjeon Hall at Changgyeonggung Palace and Injeongjeon Hall at Changdeokgung Palace …

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[Inter Korea] Trump, Kim begin summit even…

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday kicked off their summit with a one-on-one meeting followed by a dinner in Hanoi. Trump and Kim, who both arrived in Hanoi a day earlier, met for the first …

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US, NK head into 2nd summit

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are set to meet for their second time Wednesday, feeding hopes and trepidations for the future of the Korean Peninsula.With the two having agreed to seek complete denuc…

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Joseon era statues to Korea - German museu…

The Museum am Rothenbaum in Hamburg, Germany, will return a pair of Joseon era stone statues to South Korea, the Overseas Cultural Heritage Foundation announced Thursday.The two statues will be returned on March 19. Estimated to h…

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Samsung unveils first foldable gadget

Samsung Electronics has finally unveiled its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, at the Unpacked event for the 10th anniversary edition of Galaxy S phones in San Francisco on Wednesday. The highly anticipated Galaxy Fold f…

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Koreas to field 4 unified teams in 2020 To…

Koreas to field 4 unified teams in 2020 Tokyo Olympics​Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Do Jonghwan returned home on Feb. 17 from Switzerland after attending a tripartite meeting two days earlier at the headquarters of the …

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Celebrating Lunar New Year’s 1st full moon

Cracking bureom (부럼) -- an assortment of walnuts, pine nuts and peanuts – is practiced on Jeongwol Daeboreum to wish for good health for the year ahead. (Hahm Hee-eun)By Kim Hyelin and Kim Young Shin Jeongwol Daeboreum refers to t…

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welcomes joint Korean bid for 2032 Olympic…

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Friday he welcomes the joint South Korean-North Korean bid to host the 2032 Summer Games.Bach made the remark following his meeting with delegations from the two Koreas at…

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Ministry to open tourism trail around DMZ

By Kim Young Deok and Kim Young Shin The Ministry of the Interior and Safety on Feb. 7 announced that a tourist trail will be opened near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas. By 2030, the ministry said it will inv…

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