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  1. Facing the fallout

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... As to the identity of the perpetrator, an intelligence task force made up of South Korea, the United States, Britain, Canada and Australia concluded: 'The evidence points overwhelmingly ... to abandon all nuclear weapons and its weapons programmes, while the five other parties- the United States, China, Japan, Russia and South Korea- agreed to provide energy assistance to Pyongyang. ...

  2. Low profile on foreign affairs set to continue

    Posted Dec 24th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... the Korean issue is between the DPRK [North Korea] and the United States. China is merely to play a mediating role, actively and patiently,' he said. China and the US complemented each other ... reminded his audience that Japan provided the largest amount of aid, totalling US$15 million, to China during the Sars crisis. Japan, as a party to the six-country talks on North Korea, also shared ...

  3. Blast has blown a hole in wall of secrecy

    Posted Apr 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... To call last week's railway blast in North Korea Kim Jong-il's Chernobyl, as some have done, might be a bit much, but the early reaction to the incident shows it holds wider ... which North Korea maintains economic and other ties with the world- mean there might be a need for international help with rebuilding. In an ideal world, these events would lead to the kind ...

  4. War won't resolve the complexities of Caucasus

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will escalate into a full-scale war, with serious consequences for relations not only in that part of the world but also between Russia, the rest of Europe and the United States. Both sides should ... thing it wants is a serious falling out with Russia, a key energy supplier to Europe and a partner with the US in nuclear disarmament talks with North Korea. Indeed, an oil pipeline to the west ...

  5. Hermit state open for business

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... One of the last frontiers of private enterprise is North Korea. Business is budding, but politics and paranoia get in the way, Andrew Salmon reports Some markets are only for the adventurous. Take North Korea. Since 2002 the Stalinist state has been quietly building a market economy- but with the world focused on its nuclear arms and human rights, the handful of foreign ...

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

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

    ... talks that Pyongyang had steadfastly rejected, demanding bilateral dialogue with the United States. And China, emerging as South Korea's biggest trading partner, has also worked ... Donald Kirk One topic is certain not to arise in the talks in Beijing on North Korea's nuclear programme. That is the culturally, politically and socially loaded issue of a place ...

  7. Free speech or sedition?

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... imam goes on advising the faithful to go for terror training in Yemen and elsewhere. Nobody in Britain wants to be guilty of censoring free speech. Like the United States and other free ... The extent to which free speech is permissible is no less an issue in South Korea. The challenge there is not that of Islam but of communism as encouraged by North Korea. Over the years, millions ...

  8. Taiwan's perilous balancing act

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... position, which has drifted towards independence, while the mainland and the United States have had to repeatedly make accommodations to prevent further confrontation. The US government has, ... separatists should realise that the US, even with a hawkish neo-conservative government, is still reluctant to go to war with North Korea, which is part of its 'axis of evil', along ...

  9. China's dangerous game

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... Donald Kirk North Korea is raising the stakes in the confrontation with South Korea and the United States. North Korean negotiators are asking for far more money from the 100 or so South ... states. Japan is an enthusiastic PSI participant, and South Korea has said it is willing to join what North Korea says would be 'a declaration of war'. China may perceive all ...

  10. Defectors 'shot' crossing into China

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that North Koreans repatriated face severe punishment, including imprisonment. Relations between the two Koreas have stalled since the defections, with Pyongyang accusing Seoul of terrorism ... airlift of more than 450 North Koreans to Seoul, with reports that defectors were shot dead as they tried to cross the border into China. North Korea was deeply angered by Seoul's decision ...




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