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  1. Banco Delta cuts all links to North Korea

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Banco Delta Asia, the Macau-based bank facing money-laundering allegations by the United States government, has ended its business links with North Korean customers in an effort to clear its name. The bank has closed all its accounts with North Korean clients and related entities during the past five months and has indicated that it will not resume relationships ...

  2. How the dirty dollars flow

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Short of publicly smashing the $10 million intaglio printing presses at the No62 factory, the North Korean state mint, few see an easy way out for North Korea. The presses are the same as those ... No one outside of North Korea knows exactly the amount in circulation, but estimates by the US Congressional Research Service in 1999 stated at least US$15 million was being churned out annually ...

  3. Persistence can achieve results on North Korea

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for quiet diplomacy on the sidelines to revive the stalled six-nation talks on Pyongyang's controversial nuclear activities. Along with China, the United States, Japan, South Korea and Russia, ... an increasingly pivotal role in international relations, Beijing is taking risks in playing the honest broker with an unpredictable Pyongyang. North Korea apparently has not forgiven its neighbour ...

  4. Little hope of progress in nuclear standoff

    Posted Dec 18th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... Washington ended its 'hostile policy', which the North says necessitates its nuclear deterrent. 'The nuclear issues cannot be resolved until the United States takes a co-existence ... a Treasury Department team to the talks to discuss the issue- a significant gesture- but Washington has consistently stated that it will not overlook US laws for North Korea's benefit. ...

  5. Fake US supernotes find their way to HK

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the investigation said. The discovery comes ahead of talks in New York this week between North Korean and US officials over Washington's demand that Pyongyang end state-sponsored counterfeiting operations. North Korea is widely expected to deny any involvement, while insisting upon the lifting of recently imposed economic sanctions over the issue. Police forces and diplomats across ...

  6. It cuts both ways

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... willingness to discuss it may entice North Korea back to the table. However, there are formidable obstacles. North Korea has demanded the US lift sanctions before the talks can resume. These sanctions ... While Washington wants North Korea to emulate Libya and voluntarily abandon all weapons of mass destruction, it does not want North Korea to be a model for Iran in successfully defying the US. ...

  7. North Korea has conservatives pushing for strike force

    Posted Feb 08th 2006, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... delegation requesting that North Korea return to the six-party discussions on Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions. While diplomats in Tokyo were stating their hopes for a 'comprehensive solution ... dealings with North Korea. There are indications that Tokyo is now planning to deploy the stick against a country which has confessed to abducting its citizens to train as spies against Japan ...

  8. Talks will test sinews of Sino-US relations

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of International Relations. He said the US now increasingly relies on China as an interlocutor with rogue regimes like North Korea. This week's first top-level economic talks between the two powers ... annual struggle to secure most-favoured-nation trading status dominated Sino-US relations in the 1990s, with Beijing regularly on the defensive. Nowadays, most analysts agree that the United ...

  9. Apec's leaders voice concerns on North Korea

    Posted Nov 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... growing economic and military links. 'All in all, we feel very happy about the health and stable expansion of China-US relations,' Mr Hu said. Mr Bush raised North Korea at the first ... with China and South Korea over US, Japanese and Australian plans to enforce United Nations sanctions by intercepting North Korean shipping. The five nations remain committed to a course of both ...

  10. The Future of US-Korean Relations- The Imbalance of Power

    Posted Jul 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... framework- China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Russia and the United States- to find a peaceful solution. The Clinton administration had made progress- miniscule, perhaps, but progress ... Tim Cribb The Future of US-Korean Relations- The Imbalance of Power edited by John Feffer Routledge, $345 On the day after America's Fourth of July celebrations, North Korea ...




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