Northern threats harm South Korea tourism

Shopkeepers in tourist town complain of drop in business as tensions between the two Koreas intensify.

    As tensions between the two Koreas intensify, some in the South are beginning to feel the effects.

    For Imjingak, a heavily-guarded border town, threats from Pyongyang have hurt the once-popular tourist spot's economy.

    Some shopkeepers have complained to the provincial governor about the drop in tourist numbers.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Gyeonggi province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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