Korean reunification

Cho Myoung-gyon

South Korean Opposition Seeks Ouster of Unification Minister

The Liberty Korea Party (LKP), the primary opponents of President Moon Jae-in and his Democratic Party of Korea (DP), on Wednesday called for Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon to be fired because he violated South Korea’s constitution by circumventing parliament to promote joint projects with North Korea. The opposition also criticized Cho for getting the upcoming inter-Korea summit approved in a Cabinet meeting without ratification by parliament.

North Koreans struggle for basic access to facilities and more than a quarter of children are stunted due to inadequate nutritious food, the UN says

Study: Rebuilding North Korea Will Cost at Least $2 Trillion

A study by two British economists this week estimated that the reconstruction of North Korea to bring it into alignment with South Korea in the case of reunification would cost at least $2 trillion, money that South Korea would largely be responsible for.