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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    ‘A wolf with a hideous lantern jaw’: North Korea launches personal attack on John Kerry

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:29pm

    ... against leaders in Washington and Seoul this year, calling President Barack Obama a monkey and South Korean President Park Geun-hye a prostitute. Wednesday’s slur against Kerry appeared only in a Korean-language dispatch, suggesting it was meant to rally anti-US sentiment and burnish the leadership’s image domestically at a time when Washington and Seoul are conducting annual military drills ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577721/wolf-hideous-lantern-jaw-north-korea-insults-john-kerry-over-his-looks
  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea bars South delegation from joint zone

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 01:00pm by AFP

    ... joint industrial zone. Ten representatives of the 123 South Korean firms in Kaesong had applied for permission to visit the zone, two weeks after the North blocked all access amid soaring ... inside North Korea, was established in 2004 as a shining symbol of inter-Korean co-operation. Of the nearly 900 South Koreans who were in the zone when the North first cut off access on April 3, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1216681/north-korea-bars-south-delegation-joint-zone
  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's foreign minister, once Kim Jong-un's guardian, makes Asia diplomacy debut

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 05:02pm by AP

    ... as a guardian of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un when he studied at an international school in Switzerland in the 1990s. In addition to the one-day meeting, where North Korea’s nuclear and missile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570011/north-koreas-foreign-minister-once-guardian-kim-jong-il-makes-political
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Two American tourists detained in N Korea seek help from Washington, says report

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 04:23pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul American tourist held for leaving Bible in club's toilet American tourist Jeffrey Fowle was arrested by North Korean authorities for leaving a Bible under a bin ... in Chongjin, a large industrial city on North Korea's east coast, Fowle's action led to him being thrown in jail, where he is awaiting trial. He left a bilingual English-Korean Bible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564967/two-american-tourists-detained-n-korea-seek-help-washington-says-report
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564046/n-korea-issues-new-bank-notes-flush-out-hoarded-cash
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea fires two short-range missiles ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to Korean peninsula

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 10:10am

    ... on Wednesday morning, South Korean defence officials said requesting anonymity citing department rules. The officials gave no further details. The launches came a day before President Xi Jinping visits South Korea for a summit meeting with his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye. The firings were the third such reported launches since Thursday. South Korean officials said the North fired ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544734/north-korea-fires-two-short-range-projectiles-after-seoul-rejects-call
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea rejects talks on South Korean missionary sentenced to life

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 02:55pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea on Thursday rejected Seoul’s call for talks on the fate of a South Korean missionary sentenced to hard labour for life for allegedly spying ... an underground church and being involved in “anti-state propaganda and agitation”. Fellow activists and missionaries said Kim had been providing shelter and food to North Korean refugees living ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530822/north-korea-rejects-talks-south-korean-missionary-sentenced-life
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean official says purge won’t hurt economic policy

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 08:17pm by Associated Press in Pyongyang

    ... Associated Press in Pyongyang A senior North Korean official said on Sunday that the execution of leader Kim Jong-un’s once-powerful uncle will not lead to changes in economic policies and vowed that the nation would push ahead with an ambitious plan to develop new economic zones to attract foreign investment. Jang Song-thaek’s wife, meanwhile, has been named to an ad-hoc state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1381300/north-korean-official-says-purge-wont-hurt-economic-policy
  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea softens fiery rhetoric with promise to send cheerleaders to South

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:14am

    ... Agencies in Seoul Squad will join 150 North Korean athletes at Asian Games in Incheon as Pyongyang makes renewed call for end to hostilities – despite carrying out more missile tests North ... regularly threatens to destroy its neighbour in a sea of flames, is sending 150 athletes to the Games in the South Korean port city of Incheon which begin on September 19. The two sides ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1548573/north-korea-softens-fiery-rhetoric-promise-send-cheerleaders-south
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese politician to co-host wrestling bout in Pyongyang

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... in Tokyo. "In my past visits I met with senior [North Korean] government officials, and I think it will be the case this time, too," he added. "But I can't announce the names ... exchanges, which opened an office in Pyongyang last year. The event, from August 30-31 at the 20,000-seat Ryugyong Chung Ju-yung Stadium, would also feature performers showing off skills in Korean ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549138/japanese-politician-co-host-wrestling-bout-pyongyang

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