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  1. News - Asia - KOREA

    Joint Korean industrial zone closes for holiday

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 10:19am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul The South-North Korean industrial complex that has become a chip in a high-stakes game of military brinkmanship on the Korean peninsula was closed Friday for a scheduled holiday, officials said. The 53,000 North Koreans who work at the 123 South Korean companies in the Kaesong joint industrial zone, 10 kilometres inside the North, took the day off, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1207505/joint-korean-industrial-zone-closes-holiday
  2. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea president urges North to ‘open its heart’

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 04:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korean President Park Geun-Hye called on Thursday for the first family reunions with North Korea in three years, a day after the two nations agreed to reopen a joint industrial zone. In a speech marking the anniversary of Korea’s liberation from Japanese rule in 1945, Park urged Pyongyang to “open its heart” and agree to a meeting next month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1296888/south-korea-president-urges-north-open-its-heart
  3. News - Asia - KOREA

    Two Koreas hold talks on closed industrial zone

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... the 53,000 North Korean workers employed at the 123 South Korean plants. The two Koreas agreed last month to work together to resume operations at the zone, which is an important source of hard ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North and South Korea held a second round of talks on Tuesday on re-opening their Kaesong joint industrial zone- five months after it was shut down during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1307554/two-koreas-hold-talks-closed-industrial-zone
  4. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea sends North formal reunion proposal for families separated by war

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... colonial rule over the Korean peninsula. Her initiative came a day after the two Koreas reached a breakthrough agreement in their efforts to resume operations at a joint industrial zone ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul South Korea on Friday proposed formal talks next week with the North on arranging the first reunion in three years of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1297109/south-korea-sends-north-formal-reunion-proposal-families-separated-war
  5. News - Asia - KOREA

    North Korean soldier defects after shooting officers

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 02:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... described by former US president Bill Clinton as “the scariest place on Earth”, the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) that divides the Korean peninsula between North and South was created after the 1950-1953 ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul A North Korean soldier defected to the South on Saturday through the heavily militarised border, apparently shooting dead two superior officers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1055285/north-korean-soldier-defects-after-shooting-officers
  6. News - Asia - KOREA

    Koreas resume Kaesong talks amid fading hopes

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... for the stoppage and what should be done to prevent a recurrence,” Professor Yang Moo-Jin of the University of North Korean Studies said. “If today’s talks collapse, the Kaesong zone is highly likely ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North and South Korea held fresh talks on Thursday on reopening a joint industrial zone amid growing concern that their last symbol of peace might be heading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1290324/koreas-resume-kaesong-talks-amid-fading-hopes
  7. News - Asia - KOREA

    South Korea leader wants talks with North on industrial park

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... that followed the North’s nuclear test in February. Pyongyang barred South Korean access to the zone and pulled out all its 53,000 workers early last month. Seoul withdrew the last of its nationals 10 ... behind at Kaesong, at an early date,” Park told the cabinet meeting, according to a pool report. The last group of South Koreans left the zone on May 3 after the South sent $13 million in cash ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1237450/south-korea-leader-wants-talks-north-industrial-park
  8. News - Asia - KOREA

    US ‘pivot’ to Asia cannot be derailed, Biden says

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 04:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Korean President Park Geun-hye and later in a speech at Seoul’s Yonsei University, Biden reiterated US opposition to a new Chinese air defence identification zone that has fuelled regional ... is scheduled to tour the demilitarised zone that has separated South and North Korea since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. His visit comes just days after South Korea’s intelligence agency reported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1374536/us-pivot-asia-cannot-be-derailed-biden-says
  9. News - Asia - KOREA

    US calls for North Korea amnesty for sentenced American

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:17pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington The US called on Thursday for North Korea to grant amnesty and immediately release a Korean-American sentenced to 15 years’ hard labour for “hostile acts” ... Korean outrage – annual US-South Korean military drills — ended Tuesday. Patrick Cronin, a senior analyst with the Washington-based Center for a New American Security, called Bae’s conviction “a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1229066/us-calls-north-korea-amnesty-sentenced-american

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