South Korea to Send Humanitarian Aid Anew to N. Korea

South Korea has lifted its aid suspension on North Korea. The country's Unification Ministry announced the government will provide 3.5 billion won ($2.87 million) to civic groups providing humanitarian assistance in the neighboring country, according to a report by

. Seoul suspended aid to North Korea following a nuclear test on May 25.

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  • Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.