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“Good afternoon,” was the first thing U.S. President Donald Trump said to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the demilitarized zone (DMZ), separating the two Koreas, Sunday. “It’s great to see you again,” Kim responded with a glimmer of smile, as the two met in the first-ever encounter between a leader of the nuclear-armed North...
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The government said Tuesday it will create a coast-to-coast hiking trail along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates South and North Korea by 2022. The newly envisioned route, tentatively named East-West Crossing Route of DMZ Peace Trail, will be 501 kilometers in length and pass through 10 local autonomous districts from Ganghwa on the west...
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The second annual DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) Peace Train Music Festival, slated from June 5-9 in Seoul and Cheorwon-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, will maintain the momentum or inter-Korean peace that was fostered by last year’s PyeongChang Winter Olympics. A peace-themed international conference and showcase in Seoul will start the festival from June 5-6 at the cultural...
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Three so-called peace trails around the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) from this month will be opened in three areas – the counties of Goseong-gun and Cheorwon-gun in Gangwon-do Province and the city of Paju in Gyeonggi-do Province – close to the inter-Korean border. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety on April 3 said, “(The DMZ...
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The Koreas and the U.S.-led U.N. Command have finished their two-day work to verify the disarmament of the Joint Security Area (JSA) in the Demilitarized Zone, Seoul’s defense ministry said Sunday. They conducted the joint verification work Friday and Saturday following the Koreas’ 20-day land mine clearance operations and then the withdrawal of military posts,...
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DMZ tour
Various art and cultural events are bringing peace to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), which has been a symbol of war and conflict. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Gyeonggi-do Provincial Government announced on Oct. 22 that they will be hosting a Peace Festival for the Transformation of the DMZ at Camp Greaves...
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North Korean, DMZ
Following the second inter-Korean summit last week, a grand plan to turn the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) into a hub for peace tourism is gaining momentum. This is another bigger step forward after tour programs to the world’s most dangerous border have been drawing attention since the first summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean...
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2018 Inter-Korean Summit
The Panmunjom of Korea, which has been named as the North Korean-American summit by US President Donald Trump since the success of the April 27 Inter-Korean summit. Joint security zone (JSA) film set in KOFIC Namyangju Studios, Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi-do (about 1-hour driving distance from Seoul) is getting attention as a date course among young Koreans....
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