These should be tough times for North-South Korean matchmaking, but Hong Seung-Woo says the search for the right husband or wife out-trumps all other considerations -- even threats of nuclear war.
Hong Seung-Woo and his wife during a trip to the beach on January 28, 2013. She defected from North Korea and after they met he went on to become a matchmaker specialising in North-South Korean couples.
"None of my clients really care about the threats, or the political situation between the two Koreas. The most pressing issue in their lives is getting married," Hong says.
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