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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea softens fiery rhetoric with promise to send cheerleaders to South

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:14am

    ... married North Korean leader Kim. Outside analysts say North Korea seeks to improve ties with South Korea and other countries to help attract foreign investment and aid to revive its economy ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - NORTH KOREA

    Book review: North Korean Nuclear Operationality, edited by Gregory Moore

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by Julian Ryall

    ... nuclear technology with Syria and Iran. Would it draw the line at al-Qaeda? North Korean Nuclear Operationality: Regional Security and Nonproliferation brings together some of the most ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean coal minister replaced in wake of Jang's execution

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 12:40am by AFP

    ... as a control tower of the economy," he said, adding that it was trying to regain control over projects. The impoverished North has sought for years to bolster its crumbling economy by increasing ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Happy New Year from North Korea: Kim speech praises uncle Jang purge

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 10:16am by Agence France-Presse

    ... called for more efforts to boost the country's crumbling economy by developing its infrastructure, energy and farming sectors. "This year we should keep up agriculture as a major thrust ... industries and the rail transport sector should make coordinated innovations... (giving) strong impetus to the development of the national economy," he said. Jang's execution-- the biggest ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

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

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

    ... 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 ...

  7. 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

    ... the victory of our great general's revolutionary cause," said Choe, who is believed to play a crucial role both in the military and on the economy. Choe said the military would follow ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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

    ... 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 ... in each province special economic zones, which are like incubators for introducing capitalist methods into the North’s tightly controlled, command economy. The North also recently laid out new ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    A glimpse inside Kaesong, North Korea's curious capitalist outpost

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 12:27pm by Andrew Salmon

    ... its estranged neighbour. It also represents a blueprint for the possible rejuvenation of the North Korean economy if political tensions ease. But it is no easy place to do business. ...




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