Peace can come from unusual places. Is it possible that a dictionary can bring peace to the Korean peninsula, one of the edgiest place in the world? An article in Deutsche Welle by Julian Ryall looks at this possibility. Here is an excerpt.
South Korea is attempting to breathe new life into an unconventional initiative that was first announced 16 years ago as a way of bringing the feuding governments in Pyongyang and Seoul closer together.
It’s about creating a unified dictionary of the Korean language, a plan that still faces a number of challenges before it can be completed.
Arguably the biggest hurdle is that while the Unification Ministry in the South is pushing hard for communication and collaboration on the project, it is being met with stony silence from the North.
Read the full article here.