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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea threatens to hold fourth nuclear test after UN human rights ruling

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 02:07pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... to revive its moribund economy. China and Russia, which hold veto power on the Security Council, would not let the council refer the North’s rights situation to the criminal court, but North Korea also knew the two countries did not want another nuclear test by Pyongyang, said Lim Eul Chul, a North Korea expert at South Korea’s Kyungnam University. Both China and Russia voted against ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea leader Kim Jong-un to send a special envoy to Russia

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 02:46am by AP

    ... significant aid and support to Pyongyang. For North Korea, better ties with Russia could provide a much-needed boost to revive its economy as its ties with China- the country's longtime ally ... and Washington. China has supported tightening of UN sanctions and cracked down on North Korean banking activity. Russia, for its part, has been seeking to bolster ties with North Korea amid a lengthy ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Uncovering the secrets of Mount Paektu on the China, North Korea border

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Pyongyang Its location on the border between China and North Korea means little is known about a volcano responsible for one of history's biggest eruptions Uncovering the secrets of Paektu More than 1,000 years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea names new coal minister after purged uncle's mineral grab

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:27am by AFP

    ... for exports. “The cabinet will fulfil its function properly as a control tower of the economy,” he said, adding that it was trying to regain control over projects and put them in order. The impoverished but mineral-rich North has sought for years to bolster its crumbling economy by increasing exports of minerals, especially to China. A military court which handed Jang a death sentence ...

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    N Korea to hold rare second parliament session

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 10:09am by Reuters in Seoul

    ... been sending signals in recent weeks of plans to repair its broken economy. Delegates to the rubberstamp assembly meet annually to adopt formally the state budget, and to approve important ... the launch. North Korea, under the untested leadership of young ruler Kim, has been signalling plans to introduce changes to the way it runs its economy and agriculture, which have not been able ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Arrest of North Korea's No 2 figure is cause for concern in Beijing

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:39am by NYT

    ... of international relations at Peking University. "He is the man China counted on to move the economy in North Korea. This is a very ominous signal." Jang's dismissal was a shock not only ... denouncing him, was particularly unsettling for China. North Korea's long-time protector and economic lifeline, China has considered strategically close relations with North Korea to be a pillar ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un's uncle 'executed for trying to control coal trade'

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... in his downfall. Jang for years handled the country's mineral exports, which go mostly to China. Nam, briefing members of parliament's intelligence committee on the situation ... Nam told them at the closed hearing. The impoverished but mineral-rich North has sought for years to bolster its crumbling economy by increasing exports of coal and other minerals, which ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean official says purge won’t hurt economic policy

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 08:17pm by Associated Press in Pyongyang

    ... to revive the North’s moribund economy. Jang met with top Chinese officials during their visits to Pyongyang, and last year travelled to China as the head of one of the largest North Korean ... party and people has become much stronger Yun Yong-sok “Even though Jang Song-thaek’s group caused great harm to our economy, there will be no change at all in the economic policy ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea seeks to set up new special economic zones with foreign help

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... economic zones In a bid to bolster its laggard economy, North Korea plans to set up new special economic zones and has created a group to assist potential foreign investors, state media ... the zones "are already starting to be organised all over the country". The meeting began yesterday with academics and experts from 13 countries- including the US, Canada, India, China ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Subterfuge, corruption cloud North Korea's experiment with capitalism

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:15pm by AP

    ... local leaders greater autonomy to promote themselves and handle business decisions. But it's unclear how far Pyongyang is willing to go to build its economy. It has shown no willingness ... is not so desperate to revive its moribund economy that it will risk changes that might jeopardise the political status quo. Rather than a golden goose... the zone idea might turn out to be a dead ...




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