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Inter-Korean tourism talks urged

A presidential advisory group Tuesday recommended President Lee Myung-bak hold inter-Korean talks to restart the Mt. Kumgang tourism project.

North seeks to resume inter-Korean tourism program

SEOUL - In what is seen as part of efforts to resume the inter-Korean tourism program, North Korea on Monday asked South Korea to send relevant officials to their upcoming talks to arrange the reunion

Southern Sudan unveils plan for animal shaped cities

JUBA, Sudan – A city shaped like a giraffe? A rhino-shaped town? Even one that looks from above like a pineapple?

Seoul remains firm on tourism dispute with Pyongyang

Seoul reiterated on Monday its firm stance on a joint tourism project with North Korea, denouncing Pyongyang's decision to freeze South Korean assets at the Mt. Geumgang resort in the North.

South Korean tourism officials to visit North Korea

SEOUL - Executives from South Korea's state-run Korean Tourism Organization (KTO) and inter-Korean tour operator Hyundai Asan Corp., will visit North Korea this week to survey their properties at the

Two Koreas joint-tourism talks fail

The inter-Korean working-level talks on two joint-tourism projects ended Monday with no significant progress made as the North refused to agree to Seoul's long-standing demands.

Koreas to hold talks next week about resuming tourism

SEOUL — North and South Korea will hold talks next week about resuming tourism projects in the communist state if Seoul's conditions for the meeting are met, officials said Wednesday.

South Korea proposes timetable for tourism talks with North

South Korea’s unification minister sent a message yesterday to his North Korean counterpart proposing a new date and venue for negotiations on resuming stalled tourism programs that allowed locals t

North Korea wants to talk about resuming tourism

SEOUL — Cash-strapped North Korea Thursday proposed talks with South Korea about resuming tourism projects which had earned it tens of millions of dollars a year until relations soured.

Seoul turns down North Korean offer to revive joint tourism project

Seoul - South Korea on Monday rebuffed an offer by North Korea to revive a lucrative tourism project.

Koreas to hold talks on Mt. Kumgang tourism

North Korea has proposed that the two Koreas hold talks on a visit to the Mount Kumgang resort by South Korean officials to probe the shooting death of a South Korean tourist there, an informed source

South Korean CEO resigns over tourist death in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — The head of a South Korean company running sightseeing programs to North Korea resigned Thursday over the shooting death of a tourist at a mountain resort in the communist natio

South Korea proposes free tourism zone with North

SEOUL — A South Korean province Tuesday proposed plans to turn a border area into a free tourism zone despite tension over North Korea's fatal shooting of a Seoul tourist.

N. Korea stonewalls probe of S. Korean tourist shooting

South Korean officials are revealing what details they have so far of last week's fatal shooting of a South Korean tourist by the North Korean military.

South Korea says tourist shooting by North ‘wrong, unimaginable’

The South Korean government is condemning North Korea's fatal shooting of a tourist from the South near a special North Korean resort.