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Tweet of the Day: No DMZ Visit for Pope

» by August 8th, 2014 at 4:09 pm » Comments (0)

Vatican says pope has no plans to go to DMZ during Korea trip. No meeting planned with North Korean Catholics.— Deborah Ball (@balldeborah) August 7, 2014 more »

Picture of the Day: DMZ March

» by August 3rd, 2014 at 1:37 pm » Comments (1)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] South Korean youths march on a road near the inter-Korean border in Cheolwon, Gangwon Province, on Aug. 1, 2014, amid the sizzling summer heat. They were ...more »

North Korea Apparently Training for Cross-DMZ Ambushes

» by July 9th, 2014 at 3:34 am » Comments (6)

It looks like the North Koreans are continuing to train for a future provocation strategy: North Korean soldiers have crossed the inter-Korean armistice line into South Korea five times this year ...more »

Is the Obama Administration Trying To Deny US Troops the Use of Land Mines?

» by June 22nd, 2014 at 8:35 pm » Comments (8)

Here is news that the Obama administration is considering signing a land mine treaty that could have repercussions for the Korean DMZ: President Obama, according to the Wall Street Journal, "plans ...more »

North Korea Official Makes Threat Over Construction of Panmunjom Watchtower

» by May 27th, 2014 at 9:10 pm » Comments (6)

Here is another example of North Korea coming up with an excuse to make headlines to remind everyone they are still here and a threat: North Korea on Tuesday warned that ...more »

Picture of the Day: Korean DMZ Tourist Train

» by May 7th, 2014 at 1:45 pm » Comments (3)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] A special tourist train carrying sightseers from Seoul Station in Seoul to border areas near the Demilitarized Zone is in service on May 6, 2014. Launched ...more »

Vice President to Visit JSA

» by December 3rd, 2013 at 3:30 am » Comments (10)

Look who will be making a visit to Panmunjom later this week: Biden will visit the DMZ Saturday following a ceremony honoring U.S. troops who died during the Korean War, which ...more »

Tweet of the Day: New Zealand Couple to Cross DMZ

» by August 16th, 2013 at 3:46 pm » Comments (2)

New Zealand couple to cross DMZ on inter-Korean motorbike tour http://t.co/inzFPRbUku @nknewsorg— James Pearson (@pearswick) August 16, 2013 more »

North Korea Fails To Check DMZ Mailbox For 18 Years

» by July 23rd, 2013 at 9:56 pm » Comments (2)

Here is an interesting story about a mailbox that the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) maintains to communicate with the North Koreans: Every Tuesday morning an international armistice monitoring group on ...more »

South Koreans play game of “Let’s see if I can get everything I own in or on my car” while evacuating from North Korea

» by April 28th, 2013 at 5:39 pm » Comments (13)

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="634"] Piled high: South Korean vehicles were overloaded with finished products from North Korea's Kaesong industrial complexA group of 175 South Koreans have been withdrawn from a ...more »

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