Panmunjom

PANMUNJOM, North Korea  | North Korean summits bring sense of peace along DMZ border

PANMUNJOM, North Korea  — Lt. Col. Hwang Myong Jin has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years. He says it’s gotten quieter here since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the presidents of South Korea and the United States, … Continue reading PANMUNJOM, North Korea  | North Korean summits bring sense of peace along DMZ border

PANMUNJOM, North Korea | On North side of DMZ, it’s change in the air

PANMUNJOM, North Korea — Lt. Col. Hwang Myong Jin has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years. He says that since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the presidents of South Korea and the United States, things have quieted … Continue reading PANMUNJOM, North Korea | On North side of DMZ, it’s change in the air

North Korea taking part in South Korean Olympics after talks

SEOUL, South Korea/January 09, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The rival Koreas moved toward reducing their bitter animosity Tuesday during rare talks, with North Korea agreeing to take part in next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea. The countries also agreed to hold more discussions on easing tension along their border and to reopen a military hotline. The first … Continue reading North Korea taking part in South Korean Olympics after talks

Officials from North, South Korea begin rare formal talks

SEOUL, South Korea/January 08, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Senior officials from North and South Korea began the rivals’ first formal talks in about two years Tuesday to discuss how to cooperate in next month’s Winter Olympics in the South and how to improve their long-strained ties. The talks in the border village of Panmunjom were arranged after North … Continue reading Officials from North, South Korea begin rare formal talks

The Latest: Rare talks between 2 Koreas underway at border

SEOUL, South Korea/January 08, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the border talks between North and South Korea (all times local): 10:15 a.m. South Korean media say North and South Korea have begun talks at their border about how to cooperate in next month’s Winter Olympics and how to improve their long-strained ties. Yonhap news agency reported … Continue reading The Latest: Rare talks between 2 Koreas underway at border