Korean News To Be Broadcast on Chinese RadioNews from Seoul will be heard on Chinese radio broadcasting. The Central People's Radio, China's largest governemnt-operated radio station, informed Seoul that it would set up a new program 'Seoul News' at 6:30 pm each Thursday.
This program will be on the air in Korean for 5 minutes per week until April 19 next year. News of interest for Korean residents in China, such as international events like 2002 Worldcup and business exchanges between Korea and China, will be broadcast. In the first broadcast on April 20, the news about the Worldcup stadium in Sangam-dong, the fashion zone in Namdaemun and Tongdaemun, and the Sunday concert at Unhyun Palace are supposed to aired.
The Central People's Radio broadcasts in Korean for two hours each day for the 2 million Korean residents in China, including Bejing and Yenben.
by Yang Young-yu