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Posted September. 19, 2000 19:03,   


Groundbreaking for the restoration of the Seoul-Sinuiju railway signals the beginning of the developing of the demilitarized zone. (Alliance for Environmental Action, Tuesday, calling for an assessment of the environmental impact of the work and advance planning for the ecological conservation of the Korean demilitarized zone.)

Oil prices are skyrocketing, the price of semiconductors is declining and the stock market is near crashing -- and yet they are looking the other way. (Grand National Party spokesman Kwon Chul-Hyeon, Tuesday, blaming the government and the ruling party for doing nothing to relieve the current economic crisis.)

It is Italy's hope that the day will come when South and North Korea can appoint a single ambassador to Italy. (Visiting former president of Italy Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Tuesday, during a press interview after delivering a keynote address at the 19th Peace Day ceremony established by the United Nations.)