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  1. 'Spoiled child' strains relations

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ...'s adversaries- the United States, Japan, South Korea and, historically, Taiwan- Liu said it was in Beijing's utmost national interest to maintain regional stability. That means Beijing shares ... Cary Huang A small river can make a world of difference, and the icy Yalu River that divides Liaoning province in China's northeast from North Korea also separates prosperity from ...

  2. A meeting to end North Korea's misery?

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... prefer did not exist- but on this they need to be pressed. Mr Hu knows well that not everyone in North Korea finds their life to be the utter worker's paradise boasted by Pyongyang. ... There are an estimated 25,000 to 50,000 refugees there now. Chinese authorities are anything but enthusiastic about border instability- but their fear of a mass exodus from North Korea borders on paranoiac ...

  3. Russia eyes closer ties on Korean Peninsula

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... this background, it is highly likely that Russia will want to build on its historic relations with North Korea. The 17-kilometre Russian border with North Korea along the Tumen River is strategically ... exchange rates. The shipments stopped, and Russia's relations with North Korea deteriorated. Still, Russia would like access to the Rason special trade zone and port facilities at and near ...

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

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

    ... the South. Last year, American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were detained by North Korea while doing interviews on human trafficking near the border between China and the reclusive state ... when the guards opened fire on the border between the city of Dandong, in Liaoning province, and North Korea, ministry spokesman Qin Gang said. Qin said the shooting took place early on Friday ...

  5. Banker sees no end to saga of Macau millions

    Posted Apr 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million in 17 accounts was linked to illicit activity. North Korea has yet to comment on the announcement or moved to reclaim money held by state-owned banks and other Macau-based companies. ... Greg Torode Chief Asia Correspondent The biggest holder of frozen North Korean-linked funds in Banco Delta Asia will soon head to Macau to claim his money- but still fears no other bank ...

  6. A chance to transform the Korean peninsula

    Posted Feb 11th 2008, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... better relations than did the outgoing president, Roh Moo-hyun, who was not trusted by Washington. Mr Lee said he would 'do my best to resolve the North Korean nuclear problem through co-operation and a strengthened relationship with the United States'. Moreover, Mr Lee intends to take a more realistic approach to North Korea. For instance, he is expected to address its human ...

  7. Relations may get rockier before they improve as new era dawns

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chief Asia correspondent Greg Torode The North Korean city of Kaesong has long represented symbolic rather than practical value. So it was yesterday, as North Korea ejected 11 South Korean ... Myung-bak is fully under way. And that means relations may get even rockier before they improve, insiders believe. Mr Lee campaigned on promises to firmly recalibrate the North-South relationship ...

  8. A time for sensitivity, not military posturing

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... one reaction from the United States and its allies Japan, South Korea and Taiwan- a military buildup to counter a perceived greater threat. China and Russia are entitled, as are all sovereign ... with Pakistan, Iran and North Korea, it is a formidable block that deeply concerns the US and its allies. China's rapid economic growth has brought military expansion and growing international ...

  9. Unloved giant

    Posted Aug 18th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... cannot exist. After South Korea took the case of the sinking of its naval vessel, the Cheonan, to the United Nations, China prevented the Security Council from condemning North Korea and only agreed to a statement condemning the attack, without identifying the attacker. And when the United States and South Korea held naval exercises off the Korean Peninsula to warn North Korea ...

  10. Tricky business on Wen's agenda in Seoul

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The challenge will be how to prevent any further aggression from North Korea without provoking conflict on the peninsula. Wen will have to balance China's close ties with the North with important ... is also working behind the scenes to keep Pyongyang in check. The crisis was triggered by an investigation that found North Korea responsible for the sinking of a South Korean warship, ...




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