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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Please show our dad mercy, say children of American held in North Korea

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 11:16pm by AP

    ... conference in the state of Ohio on Tuesday with a lawyer and family friend acting as their spokesman. The lawyer, Tim Tepe, said the family was struggling to get by financially without Fowle, who ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Two American tourists detained in N Korea seek help from Washington, says report

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 04:23pm by Reuters

    ... in Chongjin, a large industrial city on North Korea's east coast, Fowle's action led to him being thrown in jail, where he is awaiting trial. He left a bilingual English-Korean Bible ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un replaces North Korea's commerce minister in latest purge to cement grip on power

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by AFP

    ... since Jang's execution. North Korea reportedly replaced its mining minister and metal industry minister in January. South Korea's Unification Minister Ryoo Kihl-jae said in December ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN accuses North Korea of using embassies, front companies to circumvent its sanctions

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 11:02pm by Reuters

    ... in weapons, a UN report said. The United Nations said North Korea was also making use of more complicated financial countermeasures via companies in Hong Kong that made its purchase of prohibited ... of its merchant shipping fleet, and fostered a complicated corporate network outside the international financial system to purchase both banned and permitted goods. North Korea is banned from ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's domestic operating system draws inspiration from Apple

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 08:18pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... seen and used by a select elite in North Korea. The software is installed in some universities and state-run industries as a means of accessing Kwangmyong, the country’s domestic and heavily ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Subterfuge, corruption cloud North Korea's experiment with capitalism

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:15pm by AP

    ... street, decorative lights outline building edges. Foreign-owned or funded industries and businesses including a casino- one of only two in the country- have helped create an oasis of light ... Korea's lack of commitment to establishing a legal framework and financial guarantees has discouraged more investment. But farther out along the coast sits the revamped five-star Emperor Hotel ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea names new coal minister after purged uncle's mineral grab

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:27am by AFP

    ... control of the country’s lucrative coal export business. Pyongyang’s state-run Korean Central News Agency introduced Mun Myong-hak as “Minister of Coal Industry” as it was reporting on the 30th ... to take over the North’s coal export industry, South Korea’s spy chief Nam Jae-joon said last month. The moves by Jang contributed to the North’s economic troubles, Kim Jong-ha, chief secretary ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's 'industrial hub' open for business but sees few takers

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Dandong, China

    ... Reuters in Dandong, China Pyongyang's economic dreams remain a faraway fantasy as special zone set up to lure Chinese investors fails to attract 'Industrial hub' open for business, but few takers A lonely farmer and his ox cart are the only sign of activity on a dusty island meant to be an industrial hub that will raise North Korea's wrecked economy. Despite ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

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

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

    ... business. Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central News Agency introduced Mun Myong-hak as "minister of coal industry" as it was reporting on the 30th anniversary of the Pukchang area ... export industry, South Korea's spy chief Nam Jae-joon said last month. The moves by Jang contributed to the North's economic troubles, Kim Jong-ha, chief secretary of the cabinet ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Rodman’s basketball diplomacy focused attention on N Korean regime: NBA

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 11:18am by Associated Press in London

    ... Silver said after appearing at a meeting organised by the Sport Industry Group. “In terms of any damage done to the NBA, we don’t think there was any damage done to the NBA... the fact basketball ...




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