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  1. Doubts linger over North Korean deal

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and they both must make every effort to work towards it. By keeping the promise, Kim Jong-un will open a positive new chapter for his country. ... and perhaps more, new leader Kim Jong-un's regime has promised to suspend uranium enrichment and agreed to a moratorium on nuclear and long-range missile tests. International inspectors who were ...

  2. Beijing urges calm after rocket flop

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... launch but stopped short of using tougher language. The launch failure- the first under the new rule of Kim Jong-un- prompted fears Pyongyang will now stage a third nuclear test to save face. The launch, officially to put a satellite in orbit, had been timed as part of celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late Kim Il-sung, Jong-un's grandfather ...

  3. Missile shield will only strain ties

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the centenary this month of the birth of founding father Kim Il-sung. Rightly, the US has suspended a food aid deal reached just weeks before with the regime of new leader Kim Jong-un, which had hinged ... stalled since 2009 when the North quit to resume testing. Kim Jong-un's taking power after the death of his father, Kim Jong-il, last December, brought hope of a resumption, especially when ...

  4. Rocket failure may prompt new talks

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... major ally, has rightly urged calm and restraint all round amid strong international condemnation of the launch. It would have been a project inherited by the young Kim Jong-un, who is clearly ... Jong-un's taking power four months ago might break it. It has sparked the usual international condemnation for violating a United Nations Security Council ban on rocket and nuclear tests, ...

  5. Kim, Hu Reaffirm ties as trip ends

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... been grooming his youngest son, Jong-un, as his successor. Last year, the heir-apparent was given top posts at the ruling Workers' Party as well as the title of a four-star general. ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Beijing yesterday confirmed North Korea's reclusive leader Kim Jong-il had paid a week-long visit to China, with official media quoting Kim ...

  6. N Korea's new ruler heralds fresh era of mutual benefits

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Wong, Abingdon School, Britain The new boss in Pyongyang apparently plays by new rules. The regime of Kim Jong-un shocked the world when it made a deal with Washington to suspend its nuclear activities in exchange for 240,000 tonnes of food aid. Let's hope Kim has realised that the only way to keep control of his country is to provide for his people. North Korea also ...

  7. N Korea unlikely to give up its atomic arsenal

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Korean leadership is highly unlikely to give up their nuclear weapons at a time when consolidating power under Kim Jong-un is the supreme goal. The six-party talks may be restarted but it's ... under the helm of Kim Jong-un, the son of Kim Jong-il, who died last December. However, they believe the young Kim, aged in his late twenties, is strictly following negotiation manuals laid down ...

  8. North Korea resorts to time-tested tactics

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... that reports say he has decided on a successor. Incapacitated by a stroke, Mr Kim is now said to favour his 25-year-old third son, Swiss-educated Kim Jong-un. Then too, Mr Obama would prefer not to get ... Korea's desire to open diplomatic relations. Complications, however, may slow the process. For one thing, negotiations may be difficult as power shifts in North Korea. Kim Jong-il's health ...

  9. Spotlight shifts to rocket concerns

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... who won't even be in the room- North Korea's young new leader Kim Jong-un. Kim's decision a week ago to launch a rocket next month to celebrate the 100th birthday of his late grandfather and founder of North Korea's communist dynasty, Kim Il-sung, has effectively moved the spotlight away from the official agenda. The decision, officially to launch a satellite ...

  10. N Korean launch threatens to fire up regional arms race

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the new reign in Pyongyang, after Kim Jong-un assumed power in a dynastic succession in December. In stark contrast to a widely expected economic focus, Pyongyang's policy since then has put ... alike. The launch, described by Pyongyang as a peaceful space project, will be the climax of celebrations for the centenary of the birth of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung. But the United ...




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