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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese mayor makes rare visit to North Korea to scout new trading post

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... acknowledge criticism, if there is any.” Nakamura is believed to be the first local government head to travel to North Korea since Japan lifted its restrictions on travel between the two countries ... Korean-registered ships from entering the port after Pyongyang conducted its first nuclear test in 2006. Meanwhile, a group of Japanese citizens will visit North Korea from September 15 to 23 to pay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580162/japanese-mayor-makes-rare-visit-north-korea-scout-new-trading-post
  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US Pacific fleet chief says North Korea is top security concern in Asia

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... US-hosted naval drills for the first time in June off Hawaii. The biennial Rim of the Pacific exercise, or RIMPAC, is billed as the world’s largest international maritime war games and will feature ... identification zone North Korea remains Washington’s “number one security concern” in Asia, the US Pacific Fleet commander said on Wednesday, despite simmering territorial disputes elsewhere ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1411100/us-pacific-fleet-chief-says-north-korea-top-security-concern-asia
  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's foreign minister, once Kim Jong-un's guardian, makes Asia diplomacy debut

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 05:02pm by AP

    ... remote capital of Naypyidaw on Saturday to make his first appearance on the regional diplomatic stage. Ri Su-yong, who became the country’s top diplomat in April, will take part on Sunday ... and Singapore after attending the regional security forum. After assuming his post, Ri spent about one month first visiting various countries in Africa and the Middle East. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570011/north-koreas-foreign-minister-once-guardian-kim-jong-il-makes-political
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea’s ICBM tests fuel worries of ‘game changing’ threat

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:10pm by AFP

    ... completion. "These modifications could be completed by 2015," the 38 North website said. The images also showed evidence of new engine tests, including the presence of first-stage rocket motors and distressed vegetation. The KN-08 was first unveiled at a military parade in April 2012, but many analysts dismissed the models on show as mock-ups. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562934/north-koreas-icbm-tests-fuel-worries-game-changing-threat
  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea asks UN to help ban Seth Rogen comedy which 'sponsors terrorism'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:15am

    ... be shown. Rogen poked fun at the threat on Twitter, writing: “People don’t usually wanna kill me for one of my movies until after they’ve paid 12 bucks for it.” The Interview is not the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550912/north-korea-takes-case-against-seth-rogen-film-un
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea fires two short-range missiles ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to Korean peninsula

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 10:10am

    ... South Korea and the US have repeatedly denied that they seek to invade the North. South Korea on Tuesday dismissed as insincere the North Korean proposals, saying the North must first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544734/north-korea-fires-two-short-range-projectiles-after-seoul-rejects-call
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea slams Kim Jong-un assassination comedy as ‘act of terror’

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:59pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... It is not the first time Hollywood has poked fun at a North Korean leader. In the 2004 satirical action comedy Team America, Kim’s father Kim Jong-il was portrayed as a speech-impaired, isolated despot. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540337/north-korea-slams-kim-jong-un-assassination-comedy-act-terror
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japan and North Korea to hold talks on kidnappings after surprise breakthrough

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 02:45pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the abductions. Tokyo hopes Pyongyang will submit a first report on its new probe within the next few months, the news agency said. The next talks may be held in China, with Junichi Ihara- head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533289/japan-and-north-korea-hold-talks-kidnappings-after-surprise-breakthrough
  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Pyongyang about to enter the rough and tumble world of pro-wrestling

    Posted May 19th 2014, 04:13pm by AP

    ... North Korea has announced plans to create special trade and tourism zones. It has also unveiled its first luxury ski resort, aimed largely at luring ski enthusiasts from abroad. Earlier this year it allowed foreign amateur runners to compete for the first time in the annual Pyongyang marathon. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1515587/pyongyang-about-enter-rough-and-tumble-world-pro-wrestling
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    'Executed' singer said to be ex-girlfriend of Kim Jong-un alive, North Korean TV shows

    Posted May 17th 2014, 12:15pm by AFP

    ... to Yonhap news agency. The Asahi said the rare execution of state performers had been ordered to prevent rumours spreading about the supposedly decadent lifestyle of North Korean first lady Ri ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1514197/executed-singer-said-be-ex-girlfriend-kim-jong-un-alive-and-well-n-korean

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