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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1254331/kim-jong-uns-plea-world-class-ski-resort-north-korea
  4. 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.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1212135/pyongyang-blames-south-korean-leader-park-kaesong-closure
  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea bars South delegation from joint zone

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 01:00pm by AFP

    ... previous crises to significantly affect the complex, which is seen as a bellwether of stability on the Korean peninsula and is a key source of hard currency for the North. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1216681/north-korea-bars-south-delegation-joint-zone
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    South Korea slams 'unjustifiable' North action on Kaesong

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 01:38pm by AFP

    ... of cross-border economic cooperation. Neither side has allowed previous crises to significantly affect the complex, a crucial hard currency source for the impoverished North and seen as a bellwether ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1209883/south-korea-slams-unjustifiable-north-action-kaesong
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    N Korea to hold rare second parliament session

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

    ... much of the arms trade that had been a rare source of hard currency. Drought and widespread flooding this year are believed to have hit the North’s farm production hard, possibly cutting grain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1029947/n-korea-hold-rare-second-parliament-session
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un's economic reforms carry risks and benefits, analysts say

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... trading activity was seen as a threat to government control and most of the reforms were rolled back three years later. Then there was a disastrous currency "revaluation" in 2009 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1045387/kim-jong-uns-economic-reforms-carry-risks-and-benefits-analysts-say

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