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  1. Arms race in a zone of peace

    Posted Dec 26th 2006, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... David Fullbrook An almost completed artillery factory in impoverished Myanmar is in limbo thanks to charges laid in Seoul against 14 South Korean executives allegedly overseeing ... factor will be Myanmar's buying power. It will bulge with petrodollars by 2010 as more gas, and some oil, flows from fields that Chinese, Korean, Indian, Thai and Singaporean operators ...

  2. Industrial centre builds link across the Korean divide

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... of North Korea, it adds a splash of colour to the dreary browns and grays. Welcome to the Kaesong Industrial Complex, the jewel in the crown of North-South Korean co-operation, and a project seen by Seoul policymakers keen to promote reconciliation as the blueprint for future economic relations. Opened in 2003, it is located just north of the tense demilitarised zone that separates the two ...

  3. Reality bites for South Korean model

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai In the beginning there were supposed to be three major car hubs under the mainland's plans to model its vehicle sector along South Korean lines. Government policy ... vehicle industry zones. The production chain is an important basis for further development,' Mr Jia said. The investment also has paid off for Japanese car makers. Honda set up its production ...

  4. Plans afoot for growth

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung Kaesong, a city in North Korea near the demilitarised zone and about an hour from Seoul, is the centre of an industrial park project by Hyundai Asan, part of one of South Korea's largest chaebol. In 2000, Hyundai Asan acquired exclusive business rights to construct and operate the industrial park, and the area was designated a special economic zone. In mid-2003, ...

  5. Koreans embrace reelpolitik

    Posted Feb 12th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... investor in two multibillion-dollar inter-Korean projects: the Mount Kumgang Tourist Resort and the Kaesong Industrial Zone, both in North Korea, but funded with Southern capital. At the same time, ... Andrew Salmon In the hold of a battered freighter foundering in the midst of a raging typhoon, a bloodied North Korean terrorist faces off against the South Korean commando tasked ...

  6. Koreans paint the town red

    Posted Jan 31st 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Passionate fans give Advocaat's side a 'home' atmosphere in defeat of Croats A New Year, and it was a new beginning. For this time, the Koreans were actually ... good goals,' said the Dutchman who is entrusted with taking the Koreans to the World Cup. Advocaat has a hard act to follow. At the last World Cup in 2002, the Koreans, coached by another ...

  7. Business as usual despite missile crisis

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In vast, modern factories in Kaesong Industrial Park, just across from the demilitarised zone, more than 6,000 North Koreans produce everything from watches to dresses. In operation for little more than 11/2 years, the Kaesong industrial complex is a unique venture created with a combination of South Korean capital and cheap North Korean labour. At present, only a handful of South Korean ...

  8. Blinded by Iran to the real nuclear threat

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... Koreans- brandishing nuclear warheads above the demilitarised zone that has divided the Korean peninsula since the Korean war. You wouldn't dream of leaving your hotel compound in Baghdad ... to Washington, it is how easily the North Korean nuclear threat falls from public awareness. I had expected Mr Bolton, of all people, to say at least a few words about North Korea, whose regime I had ...

  9. 200 angry villagers loot leather plants

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu About 200 villagers stormed three factories and a water treatment plant in a leather development zone in Fujian on Saturday night in protest against the project's impact on their lives. Witnesses said 40 of the villagers armed with iron bars ransacked a sewage plant, two leather factories and a South Korean-invested plastics factory in Quanzhou's Quangang district. ...

  10. Paying the ultimate political price for North's nuclear test

    Posted Oct 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a skirmish with North Korean forces in the demilitarised zone dividing the two countries. 'I think his embrace of North Korea has ultimately failed,' Professor Woo said. Since the nuclear ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul During a fiery inter-Korean summit following Pyongyang's missile tests in July, the North Korean delegation stormed out with a warning that Seoul would pay ...




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