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  1. Zone offers an unforgettable experience

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... Just about everyone has heard of the DMZ - the 250-kilometre-long demilitarised zone that marks the northern border of South Korea. But the PLZ - the Peace and Life Zone - is a new development that is special. Next to the DMZ and connecting the east and west coasts of the Korean peninsula, the PLZ contains natural wonders and historic monuments, hiking trails and specially built ...

  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. 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 ...

  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. Trains bridge North and South

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

    ... 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 trains to cross in 1951. Why? South Korea has ...

  6. A state of total dependence

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... business operations are almost completely fenced into the Kaesong Joint Industrial Zone near the inter-Korean border. In the zone, 40,000 North Koreans work in factories funded and managed ... was becoming a colony of China. 'North Korea is dependent upon China for more than 50 per cent of its food and 70-80 per cent of its energy,' said Dr Ahn Yin-hay, an expert on Sino-Korean ...

  7. Chinese history- a cause that unites the two Koreas

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... with both Koreas. Commentaries by scholars north and south of the demilitarised zone reveal an inbred suspicion of China that far predates Japanese colonialism, much less the Korean war. Could ... northeastern China, the home of today's ethnically Korean-Chinese minority, over most of the Korean peninsula, paying tribute to Chinese rulers while warring for its own independence and identity. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - NORTH KOREA: ANALYSIS

    North Korean agents used Hong Kong's twilight world

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... world News that North Korean agents bought nationalities as directors of Hong Kong companies shows the downside to being one of the world's freest commercial centres. Hong Kong has long ... Kong-registered private firm New East International as they set about changing their North Korean passports to ones issued in the island states of Kiribati and then the Seychelles - despite international ...

  9. Heritage zones in Paracels to Protect relics

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Heritage protection zones will be set up along the reefs of the Paracel Islands, Hainan's provincial government said yesterday. The move follows ... authorities said four heritage protection zones will be set up at North Reef, Discovery Reef, Vuladdore Reef and Crescent Reef in the Paracel Islands, also known as the Xisha Islands on the mainland. ...

  10. Crews held by N.Koreans return home

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Three Chinese fishing crews held for ransom by North Koreans for almost two weeks returned to their home port of Dalian, Liaoning, yesterday, ending ... had been captured but in fact one had left his vessel because of sea sickness shortly before the ships ran into three North Korean gunships in the Yellow Sea on May 8. State media said ...




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