DMZ Hotlines Between North and South Korea Restored 

“South and North Korea reopened their hotlines…after a yearlong communications vacuum that had flared tensions and soured relations,” Reuters reports. Often described as a “hotline,” the communications channel actually includes multiple lines. The lines were terminated by North Korea after it complained about a lack of results from the 2019 summit between President Trump and […]

“Ginseng Tourism” at the DMZ

“Starting July (2021), Yoon plans to launch a full-scale DMZ tourism experience focusing on ginseng, which he will be linking to his guesthouse (at Imjingak) and a ginseng farm within the Civilian Control Zone (CCZ). Participants in the tour will have an opportunity to harvest their own ginseng and to make processed foods, desserts, and […]