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  1. A prelude to the next Korean war?

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... negotiators are fixated on nuclear warheads that the North would hardly be foolish enough to use, North Korean infantry and artillery have the power to cross the demilitarised zone and go fairly deep ... Donald Kirk America's decision to pull a brigade of combat troops from the historic invasion route between the North Korean border and Seoul raises troubling questions about ...

  2. import ban on island stamps

    Posted Apr 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung Pyongyang has criticised Seoul for banning imports of North Korean stamps that feature a set of disputed islands claimed by South Korea and Japan. In a report carried by North Korean media, the country's 'Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland' condemned Seoul's decision, saying it created artificial barriers ...

  3. Talk with Kim Jong-il doesn't come cheap

    Posted Feb 16th 2010, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas 60 kilometres north of Seoul, is to see how to make the South Korean factories there more efficient- and also get them to pay more for the 40,000 North Korean ... Donald Kirk The notion of a summit between South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and North Korea's 'Dear Leader' Kim Jong-il once seemed so far-fetched as to be hardly worth ...

  4. China protests to N Korea after 3 shot dead at border

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people have been targeted in the past. In 2008, a South Korean tourist was killed by a North Korean soldier at the Mount Kumgang resort, a restricted zone that was opened to tourists from ... Kristine Kwok China formally protested after North Korean border guards shot three Chinese citizens dead last week, the Foreign Ministry said yesterday. Another Chinese citizen was injured ...

  5. Warship sinking to dominate regional summit

    Posted Jul 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent in Hanoi North Korea's torpedoing of a South Korean warship in March has led to ongoing collateral damage- and China's regional agenda ... sanctions against the North after a high-profile trip to the demilitarised zone. The presence in Hanoi, too, of North Korea's Foreign Minister Pak Ui-chun- the Asean Regional Forum is one ...

  6. Limits of tolerance

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen, Jon M. Van Dyke Last week's US-South Korean 'war games' in the Yellow Sea offshore China and Korea dramatically brought to a boil the long-simmering US-China dispute over what kinds of military activities can be conducted in another nation's exclusive economic zone. China has not yet formally staked out the boundaries of its economic zone ...

  7. Victims of friendly fire

    Posted Jul 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... aggression for more than 50 years. The nation's military strength is without doubt. During the Vietnam war, hundreds of thousands of South Korean soldiers were sent to the frontline to fight alongside US troops to defend democracy and freedom, and pay back Washington's support during the Korean war. Their bravery was legendary, and it is said that the Viet Cong preferred to fight ...

  8. Debt crisis threatens the whole euro zone

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Pigs, of course, can't fly. Nor can the PIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Greece and Spain), the ailing euro-zone economies, fly away from their problems of heavy debts. But the cost to the PIGS of raising money is flying alarmingly high. Five-year sovereign credit default swaps of Portugal, Ireland and Spain have risen to record levels of 500, 600 and 320 basis points ...

  9. US carrier in Yellow Sea soon, S Korean envoys say

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing US aircraft carrier the USS George Washington will take part in joint military drills with South Korea in the highly charged Yellow Sea soon, South Korean diplomats ... Asia and had reassured its ally about its regional military policy, which involved mobilising the carrier for the 'routine' drills. Seoul says the South Korean corvette Cheonan ...

  10. US plans to squeeze N Korean bank deals

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Korea's sinking of a South Korean warship in March- will see Washington seek fresh co-operation from Beijing, North Korea's chief ally, US officials said. That co-operation could involve ... blacklisted it from involvement with US institutions after describing it in a September 2005 statement as a 'willing pawn' in three decades of North Korean money-laundering. Local account ...




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