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  1. Peninsula pique

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... nations meet in Beijing to discuss North Korean denuclearisation and winter falls across the Korean Peninsula, increasing enmity between Seoul and Pyongyang has driven bilateral relations ... is in charge in Pyongyang, the peninsula is surrounded by even greater risks than normal. Although the North stands to suffer the most, economically, from the chill in relations, it is Seoul that has ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    At Panmunjom truce village, it's a quiet life for Swedish and Swiss soldiers

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 01:37am by Andrew Salmon

    ... reports whenever tensions flare on the flashpoint peninsula. To its south, the US-South Korean Camp Bonifas- with bunkers guarding its baseball diamond and its one-hole golf course surrounded ...

  3. Diplomatic tracks

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... triumphantly. The echoes were euphoric. 'Peninsula's spine reconnected,' roared one South Korean daily after the May 17 event. 'Iron horse runs road to reunification,' headlined another. 'Korean peninsula's pulse flows again,' blared yet another. The test runs of inter-Korean railways - the first since the Korean war - generated a storm in a South Korean ...

  4. Test likely to trigger policy changes

    Posted Oct 11th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... there is no other policy but engagement if you want to avoid war on the Korean Peninsula,' said Moon Chung-in, a political science professor at Seoul's Yonsei University and former presidential ...

  5. South Korean farmers

    Posted Nov 27th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... and other WTO rounds have been good to car, chip and ship builders. But it is not suited for agriculture- the mountainous peninsula has been likened to a dragon's back receding ...

  6. In Kim we trust

    Posted Oct 29th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... The final act focuses on reunification of the peninsula, which was divided after the second world war- a state of affairs cemented after the 1950-53 Korean war ended in stalemate. In the South, ... The closing highlight is the coalescence of the peninsula into one nation, with performers dressed in traditional white, creating a living map. Local audience members looked on with something less ...

  7. Hostile waters

    Posted Oct 29th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... of need. But the unlucky ship's story didn't quite finish there. As there's no waterway crossing the Korean peninsula from east to west, analysts were astonished when, in 1999, the Pueblo appeared in Pyongyang. Under the noses of the US and South Korean navies, North Korea had disguised the Pueblo and sailed her around the peninsula, up the Daedong and into Pyongyang. Among ...

  8. US and South Korean differences bode ill for summit

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

    ... of the peninsula's status quo, or gradual change. In this context, Seoul remains remarkably tolerant of Pyongyang, to the extent that it's reluctant even to discuss coercive policies. Last week, ... financial support from a US$5 billion munitions stockpile on the peninsula. Negotiations over the relocation of the giant US Army base in Seoul have been contentious, and last year, US troop numbers ...

  9. Allies prove the enemy in South Korea's summer blockbusters

    Posted Aug 06th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... Korean Peninsula) takes place in the near future. Moves to link rail lines between the two Koreas- an event that's hoped for in real life this year- spur Tokyo to try to stymie the nascent ...

  10. Industrial centre builds link across the Korean divide

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... of the border. The lack of rail transport complicated Stafild's logistics costs, said Mr Moon. His company's head office is located on the south coast of the peninsula, in Pusan. There are also ...



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