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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean bank official 'linked to state slush funds seeks asylum and flees with US$5 million'

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 12:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... in weapons, drugs and counterfeit currency. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581662/north-korean-bank-official-linked-state-slush-funds-seeks-asylum-and-flees
  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    N Korea issues new bank notes to flush out hoarded cash

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 10:44am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... briefing. North Korea has a thriving black market that has, to some extent, supplanted the state goods distribution system. The widespread use of other currencies, especially the Chinese yuan, has also given rise to an unofficial currency exchange system. The issuance of the new notes did not appear to be accompanied by any actual currency reform like the disastrous revaluation attempted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564046/n-korea-issues-new-bank-notes-flush-out-hoarded-cash
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1205697/north-korea-crisis-has-already-gone-too-far-says-uns-ban
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1369552/south-korean-man-found-dead-norths-kaesong-factory-park
  5. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1384115/kim-jong-un-shows-hes-control-anniversary-kim-jong-il-death
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1381300/north-korean-official-says-purge-wont-hurt-economic-policy
  7. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1329343/jailed-us-citizen-kenneth-bae-meets-mother-north-korea
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1313582/us-china-should-agree-buffer-line-case-north-korea-collapses-report-says
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1300013/us-sends-envoy-north-korea-seek-citizen-kenneth-baes-release
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1286046/we-are-ready-joe-biden-says-us-open-talks-north-korea

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