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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea tightens grip on phone SIM cards used by tourists

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:50pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul State tightens grip on SIM cards used by tourists In a move to limit access to the internet, North Korea allows mobile phone SIM cards used by tourists to be active only ... then be reactivated when a visitor returned to the country. "This basically means in practical terms that if someone leaves the country they can't simply leave their phone with a local friend ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Please show our dad mercy, say children of American held in North Korea

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 11:16pm by AP

    ... told them in a recent phone call his job benefits would run out soon. "They miss him and are desperate for his release and return home," Tepe said. Fowle's wife, Tatyana, has ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Two American tourists detained in N Korea seek help from Washington, says report

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 04:23pm by Reuters

    ... and phone number, and inserted photos of himself and his family between its pages. He was arrested three days later at the airport where he was due to board a flight out of North Korea.   Fowle ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    S Korean activists float anti-Pyongyang packages across border

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 02:14pm by AFP

    ... and censored society on the planet, ranking last in any media freedom survey, the country is not a complete IT desert. Cell phones were introduced through a joint venture with the Egyptian telecom firm ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's new smartphone that's likely made in China

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:01pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Phone subscribers can call each other, but not anyone outside the country N Korean smartphone likely made in China North Korea, one of the most isolated ... in neighbouring China, however. The existence of the phone, named after a famous Korean folk song, came to light during a factory inspection by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the weekend. During ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    South Korean man found dead in North’s Kaesong factory park

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 02:46pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Corpse discovered in joint venture industrial facility located in North Korea but run by South Korean companies A South Korean man was found dead on Saturday at a jointly-run factory park in North Korea, officials said. The 55-year old worker from a South Korean company that manufactures leather products and mobile phone accessories was found dead early ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un's mystery smartphone likely HTC

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 02:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul 'It's not a Samsung phone'- politics probably behind the brand choice A picture of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un with a smartphone has triggered ... Taiwan’s HTC and iPhone maker Apple. Samsung, the world’s top smartphone maker, was adamant that one of its flagship Galaxy models had not turned up across the border. “It’s not a Samsung phone ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Photo of North's Kim Jong-un with smartphone spurs speculation

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Photo of Kim Jong-un with smartphone, said to be a Taiwanese HTC, is the talk of the town 'What phone brand is it?' A picture of North Korean leader ... Samsung, Taiwan's HTC and iPhone maker Apple. Samsung, the world's top smartphone maker, was adamant that one of its flagship Galaxy models had not turned up across the border. ...

  9. News - China - NORTH KOREA

    Journalist suspended over FT article asking China to abandon North Korea

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li and Laura Zhou

    ... States over North Korea's nuclear programme." Reached by phone yesterday, Deng declined to confirm his suspension. He said he would rather leave the matter behind. He told a close ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Pyongyang glitters but most of North Korea still dark

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 03:12pm by Associated Press

    ... lie in tanning booths, play a round of mini golf or sip cappuccinos. Nearly two million people are using mobile phones. Computer shops can’t keep up with demand for North Korea’s locally ... few have access to the Internet, cable TV, international phone lines. It’s still illegal for them to interact without permission with foreigners, who are kept on a tight leash and discouraged ...




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