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News North Korea » Tourism: North Korea to send delegation to Olympics closing ceremony, meet South Korea's Moon

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-olympics-2018-northkorea/north-korea-to-send-delegation-to-olympics-closing-ceremony-meet-south-koreas-moon-idUKKCN1G60DY?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will send another high-level delegation to South Korea in time for the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the South’s Ministry of Unification said on Thursday. The delegation, which will travel by road ...

News North Korea » Tourism: Washington Must Rethink Policy On North Korea – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/22022018-washington-must-rethink-policy-on-north-korea-analysis/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

travel agencies, and other accoutrements of modernity. The message here is that living standards are increasing despite North Korea’s increasing isolation from the international economy. An essential aspect of Washington’s economic coercion strategy ...

News North Korea » Tourism: Billy Graham, Gun Control, North Korea: Your Thursday Briefing

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/21/briefing/billy-graham-gun-control-north-korea.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The North Koreans canceled at the last minute ... members of the Dutch delegation at the Winter Olympics as they travel around on orange bicycles, 132 of which were shipped to South Korea by boat. The bikes are helping athletes feel at home.

News North Korea » Tourism: South Korean politicians bicker over 'pro-North Korea' policy, U.S. trade relations

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/02/21/South-Korean-politicians-bicker-over-pro-North-Korea-policy-US-trade-relations/4131519210031/?spt=rrs&or=6
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Earlier this month, South Korea asked the United Nations to temporarily lift a travel ban on a North Korean official so that he could attend the Pyeongchang Olympics. Seoul waived its own sanctions on Pyongyang to allow a North Korean ferry to transport an ...

News North Korea » Tourism: Ivanka and North Korean general to attend Olympic closing

News channel or source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/ivanka-north-korean-general-attend-olympic-closing-061902480.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The White House said Donald Trump had asked his eldest daughter -- who is also one of his top advisers -- to travel to Pyeongchang to lead up ... meeting between Ivanka and officials from North Korea. Pyongyang has used the Games to try to soften its ...

News North Korea » Tourism: Forget Tourism: Pyeongchang’s Legacy Probably Debt And Anger

News channel or source: https://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/general/1472991/forget-tourism-pyeongchangs-legacy-probably-debt-and-anger.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Beset by North Korean missile tests and threats and ... Never mind dreams of a tourist boom, said Sangho Yoon, a senior researcher at Seoul’s Korea Economic Research Institute. The province, he said, could be headed for 10 to 20 years of financial ...

News North Korea » Tourism: The most heavily guarded tourist destination in the world is just miles from the Winter Olympics

News channel or source: https://www.clarionledger.com/story/sports/winter-olympics-2018/2018/02/19/yes-dmz-dangerous-but-its-also-tourist-attraction/340022002/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

It is also one of South Korea’s most popular tourist attractions, drawing up to a million visitors a year to various points along the 160-mile long dividing line with North Korea. “It’s a safe place for tourists,” said Stephen Tharp, a retired Army ...

News North Korea » Tourism: South Korea’s Domestic Political Divide on North Korea

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/south-koreas-domestic-political-divide-on-north-korea/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

An editorial titled, “N. Korea Keeps Trying to Weaken Sanctions,” argued that Pyongyang’s participation violated UN sanctions, specifically the travel blacklisting of North Korean officials such as Choe Hwi, and the Moon administration appeared ...

News North Korea » Tourism: South Korea approves record $2.6 million budget for North Koreans' Olympic visit

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/13/south-korea-approves-2-point-6-million-olympic-budget-for-north-koreans.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The International Olympics Committee will foot the bill for 22 North Korean athletes who are also in South Korea. Travel between the two Koreas has been impossible without the approval of both governments since the 1950-53 war that divided the peninsula ...