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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea enhancing submarines for ballistic missiles, says Seoul

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 11:14pm by AFP

    ... Agencies in Seoul North 'enhancing submarines for ballistic missiles' North Korea has tried to enhance its submarines to make them capable of firing ballistic missiles as it seeks to boost its ability to launch surprise attacks, the South's defence ministry said yesterday. "Based on recent US and South Korean intelligence, we have detected signs of North ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    N Korea issues new bank notes to flush out hoarded cash

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 10:44am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korean bank note switch seen by Seoul as method of 'compelling people to cough up their cash hoards' North Korea has started issuing new bank notes in an apparent effort to flush out privately hoarded cash reserves, according to South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS). In a briefing to a parliamentary committee, the NIS said ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    South Korean missionary arrested in North makes ‘confession’

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:38pm by AFP

    ... of South Korea’s intelligence agency. At a news conference staged in Pyongyang, Kim Jeong-wook, wearing a dark suit and in apparent good health, read a statement that detailed a number ... regime should be brought down and acted... under directions from the (South’s) National Intelligence Service,” Kim said. “I met with North Koreans and introduced them to the NIS,” he added. When ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - NORTH KOREA

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

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

    ... well-respected analysts of the North Korean nuclear situation and offers some timely insight- especially if South Korean intelligence estimates that the North is planning a fourth underground nuclear ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Jang's business ambitions played a big part in his downfall, says South's intelligence chief Kim's uncle 'executed for trying to control ... generals. But Nam Jae-joon, the head of South Korea's National Intelligence Service, said Jang's attempts to secure control of state-run natural resources businesses played a big part ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Daughter of senior North Korea official defects, says Seoul activist

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 04:00pm

    ... said the activist, who declined to be named. Since arriving in Seoul, Han has been undergoing screening by South Korea’s intelligence authorities, the activist added. The National Intelligence ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un's aunt 'defected to US in 1998'

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 11:30am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... South Korea’s JoongAng Daily said, citing a former senior intelligence official and a South Korean diplomat based in Berne at the time. The newspaper said Ko, who would now be 56, and her ... informing us,” the unidentified intelligence official said. They were first taken to a US military base in Frankfurt and then flown to the United States. Ko is the younger sister of Kim’s mother Ko ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Money man linked to Kim Jong-un's ousted uncle said to have defected

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 10:31pm by Reuters

    ... of his posts last month, according to South Korea's National Intelligence Service (NIS), and YTN said the sacking could have followed the aide's defection. YTN said the aide also had ... it said. South Korea's intelligence service earlier said two of Jang's close associates were executed last month for corruption. China, Pyongyang's only major ally, usually resists ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un, uncle warred over seafood exports to China before purge: report

    Posted Dec 25th 2013, 02:48pm by Staff Reporter

    ... The troops were “badly” defeated. The firefight, which “enraged" Kim Jong-un, was said to have taken place either in September or early October, the report said, citing intelligence from South ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Signs point to North Korea restarting plutonium reactor

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 11:05am by AFP

    ... its atomic arsenal. South Korea’s spy agency, the National Intelligence Service, said on October 8 in a report to parliament that the reactor had resumed operations. This followed the release ...




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