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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    North Korea’s Kim Jong-un may visit Beijing, says Chinese envoy

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 12:37pm

    ... an unidentified government source, reported that the man was in his late 20s or early 30s and told investigators that he tried to go to North Korea to meet leader Kim. He was caught by South Korean ... died suddenly in 2011. China is North Korea’s closest ally and main benefactor. “I think that a visit from Kim Jong-un might materialise sometime in the future,” Chinese Ambassador Qiu Guohong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594527/north-koreas-kim-jong-un-may-visit-beijing-says-chinese-envoy
  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    American with 'ambition to experience North Korea prison' given six years of hard labour

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 05:34pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Pyongyang American sentenced to six years of hard labour North Korea's Supreme Court has sentenced a 24-year-old American man to six years of hard labour ... at Pyongyang's airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the "wild ambition" of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea's human rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1592424/north-korea-sentences-american-human-rights-activist-six-years
  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    American tourist Matthew Miller to go on trial in North Korea after demanding asylum

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Miller was detained nearly five months ago for ripping up his visa and demanding asylum North Korea will put a detained US citizen on trial on September 14, state media said on Sunday, less than a week after Matthew Miller made a highly unusual televised plea for help from Washington. Miller, one of three Americans being held in North Korea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587185/american-tourist-matthew-miller-go-trial-north-korea-hostile-acts
  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    American held in South Korea after trying to swim across Han River to rival North

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... who was apparently trying to swim across the river border into rival North Korea, the South's defence ministry said. "A male American citizen was arrested last night while attempting ... wanted to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Nobody at the US embassy in Seoul was immediately available for comment. A government source, cited by Yonhap, said a border patrol had found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594818/american-held-south-korea-after-trying-swim-across-han-river-rival-north
  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea blasts British TV drama about its nuclear programme

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:23am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang blasts British TV drama North Korea has slammed a new British TV drama about its nuclear weapons programme, urging the UK government to scrap ... weaponise its nuclear technology. The series will take viewers inside the "closed worlds of North Korea" with "opposing CIA and MI6 agents secretly deployed … as the clock ticks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582464/north-korea-blasts-british-tv-drama-about-its-nuclear-programme
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US media interviews with Americans held in North Korea may signal opening

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:55pm by Reuters

    ... citizens detained in North Korea have appealed to the US government for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews with US media that were set up by the North Korean government and may signal ... Washington's approach. The interviews suggest that North Korea is looking for a way to reopen a long-stalled dialogue with Washington. CNN reporter Will Ripley said North Korean authorities ferried his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583926/us-media-interviews-americans-held-north-korea-may-signal-opening
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Uncovering the secrets of Mount Paektu on the China, North Korea border

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Pyongyang Its location on the border between China and North Korea means little is known about a volcano responsible for one of history's biggest eruptions Uncovering the secrets of Paektu More than 1,000 years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584579/uncovering-secrets-mount-paektu-china-north-korea-border
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea tightens grip on phone SIM cards used by tourists

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:50pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul State tightens grip on SIM cards used by tourists In a move to limit access to the internet, North Korea allows mobile phone SIM cards used by tourists to be active only ... domestic network. Under a change made in July, North Korea would deactivate the card when a visitor left, ensuring that it could not be left for use by a resident, the sources said. It could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583109/north-korea-tightens-grip-phone-sim-cards-used-tourists
  9. 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

    ... with North Korea. He dismissed concerns in some quarters that it was insensitive for a municipal government official to travel to North Korea when the thorny abduction issue had not been fully ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580162/japanese-mayor-makes-rare-visit-north-korea-scout-new-trading-post
  10. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Wife of Hong Kong missionary feared detained in North Korea appeals for government help

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:38pm by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Wife calls on government to help after Christian evangelist husband, 75, goes missing on visit to North Korea to distribute religious pamphlets Hong Kong missionary feared detained in North Korea; wife appeals to government for help The wife of a Christian evangelist from Hong Kong who is missing, feared detained, in North Korea is seeking help from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431101/wife-hong-kong-missionary-feared-detained-north-korea-appeals

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