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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea crisis ‘has already gone too far’, says UN’s Ban Ki-moon

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 09:40pm by AFP

    ... nuclear threats. “I am deeply troubled.... The current crisis has already gone too far,” Ban said at a press conference in Andorra. “Nuclear threats are not a game... things must begin to calm ... launch in December. Ban said he feared an escalation in the crisis. The current crisis has already gone too far. Nuclear threats are not a game... things must begin to calm down “I’m convinced ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    South Korean man found dead in North’s Kaesong factory park

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 02:46pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... South Korean initiative, capital and technology with cheap North Korean labour. It’s also a rare source of hard currency for North Korea, though the impoverished country chafes at suggestions ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un shows he's in control on anniversary of Kim Jong-il death

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:10pm by KRISTINE KWOK AND AFP, AP

    ... expert from the International Crisis Group, said yesterday's events suggested Kim had a firmer grip on power. "They are Kim's guys, loyal to him, beholden to him," he said. ...

  4. 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

    ... investment, Yun Yong-sok, a senior official in the State Economic Development Committee, said. Luring foreign investment is critical to garnering badly needed foreign currency and funding ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Jailed US citizen Kenneth Bae meets mother in North Korea

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 02:35pm by AFP

    ... and other pending issues.” In the heat of a crisis over its nuclear programme earlier this year, North Korea carried out its third nuclear test and threatened to strike the United States, ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US, China should agree buffer line in case North Korea collapses, report says

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 09:25am by AFP

    ... falls. The report by Rand Corp, a prominent US research institute, said that the crumbling of the totalitarian state could trigger a new, severe famine as well as a human rights crisis ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US sends envoy to North Korea to seek citizen Kenneth Bae’s release

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 10:21am

    ... in the past freed detained Americans after visits from high-level emissaries such as presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. In the heat of the crisis over the communist state’s weapons earlier ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Biden open to North Korea talks if 'genuine negiotiations'

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 11:23am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Biden said. “But only - only - if North Korea is prepared to engage in genuine negotiations.” Biden said Washington would have no patience with North Korea’s “pattern of provoking a crisis ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un's plea for 'world class' ski resort in North Korea

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to boost tourism, which Pyongyang sees as a relatively risk-free way of earning much-needed foreign currency. ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Pyongyang blames South Korean leader Park for Kaesong closure

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 01:19pm by AFP

    ... that the North would not dare to close Kaesong – a crucial source of hard currency for the impoverished state.   ...




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