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  1. In the zone

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... For centuries, the Korean peninsula- the crossroads of China, Japan and the Russian Far East- has been trampled by invaders. Today, South Korea wants to transform its strategic positional weakness ... America and western Europe. To this end, Seoul is promoting a range of coastal investment zones, designed, with their strategic locations and streamlined regulations, to lure investors ...

  2. Roh made the best of strained Korean summit

    Posted Oct 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is also the key to making tourism and industrial zones, like the struggling Kaesong Park run by South Korean firms just inside the North's border, more commercially viable. Both leaders have ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent in Panmunjom South Korean leader did well, but questions remain after talks marred by suspicion Having carefully managed expectations, South Korean ...

  3. Rail link a small step towards Korean unity

    Posted Dec 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... North and South Korea. There was much symbolism in the cargo train that crossed the Korean border from South to North, heading for the jointly developed industrial zone at Kaesong. The daily, ... the line was severed by the Korean war in 1951 has significantly greater meaning, though. Although South Korea is on a peninsula, travel to the mainland can be made only by air or sea. ...

  4. Mystery of the Korean DMZ

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Birdwatchers believe the reason for a smaller-than-expected rise in the number of black-faced spoonbills this year lies on a few islets in the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea. The birds are seen as emblems of conservation in East Asia because their numbers have recovered from a critically endangered 294 in 1989-90 to 1,760 this year. ...

  5. Pitfalls on the road to a Korean peace treaty

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... Donald Kirk The North-South Korean summit has opened a new phase in the great debate over the future of the Korean Peninsula by calling for a treaty to replace the armistice that ended the Korean war. But, although no one in South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun's entourage dares to say so, talk of a peace treaty, more than 54 years after the guns fell silent, presents ...

  6. A test run for Korean will

    Posted May 15th 2007, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... will be able to move routinely, carting freight from the Kaesong industrial zone on the west, where nearly 20 South Korean companies are making products from assembly lines manned by 10,000 North ... for bargaining concessions from the South. Incredibly, North Korean negotiators see a link between the railway lines and what is known as 'the northern limit line'- the imaginary line ...

  7. Korean rail link a vital bridge to virtual isle

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to herald a new era in North-South economic co-operation, with South Korean firms using the zone to hire low-paid but talented workers from the North. Infrastructure problems and bureaucracy have ... Greg Torode For a guide to just how important trains are to South Korean strategic thinking, think of the country as a virtual island. On three sides is ocean. On the northern side ...

  8. Capital idea

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yongping retrospective, House of Oracles. In July will be home to Korean artist Won Ju-lim's New Work (a response to Beijing), and in October it will house a specially commissioned work ...

  9. Trains bridge North and South

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... a link that was severed in the 1950-53 war. When? May 17. Where? The trains crossed the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea. The South Korean train set off from Munsang Station, 11km south of the border. Who? Each of the two trains carried 100 South Koreans and 50 North Koreans- including celebrities, politicians and a South Korean conductor who worked on one of the last ...

  10. Roh sets high goal for North talks

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... industrial zone, where South Korean firms employ North Korean workers. Development there has been slow, and South Korean government and business officials are eager to kick-start it. Fewer than ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent in Seoul S Korean leader will step across border hoping to take stride for peace South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun today steps across ...




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