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  1. The edge of disaster

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... treats all such information as a state secret. Dr Noland bases his assessment of the situation north of the 38th parallel on research in both China and South Korea, reports from aid agencies ... Jong-il, his son and heir, is believed to be very unwell after reportedly suffering a stroke. There are differences in the humanitarian situation, however, with North Korea's relationships ...

  2. North Korea must be kept at negotiating table

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that brought in the US, Japan, South Korea and Russia. Agreement emerged only after Pyongyang showed how serious the situation was by conducting its first test of a nuclear weapon. Only the first stage ... in a nation that is nuclear-capable is not what the world needs. Countries involved with North Korea must take the situation seriously. They have to re-engage and ensure that North Korea stays ...

  3. Tokyo goes ahead with planned talks with Beijing and Seoul

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea will meet in Japan's central city of Kyoto today, despite an earthquake and tsunami which devastated ... focus on ways the three countries could work together to help Japan. The planned two-day meeting between Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, his Japanese counterpart Takeaki Matsumoto and South Korean ...

  4. Wen, Kim set the stage

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... to remain closed to all except marginal investors. Japan, the country that historically exploited North Korea more than any other, has no chance, given the hostile relationship that still exists ... of six-party talks. The concern in South Korea, however, is that, in any two-way dialogue, Pyongyang will revert to its customary demands- vast amounts of aid in the form of energy, as well as a peace ...

  5. South Korean president gets warm welcome from survivors, giving visit touching end

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the two countries closer neighbours. But Mr Lee's first state visit to China since he took over South Korea's presidency three months ago- his third foreign trip after he visited the US ... countries to send relief workers. Mr Lee returned to South Korean last night. ...

  6. Moving mountains

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Steven Knipp

    ... cancelled by the North when a visiting South Korean woman reportedly asked a North Korean why the North's ruler Kim Jong-il was the only fat man in the country. And 14 months ago, Chung ... It's literally a billion-dollar gamble. Far more than mere money is at risk, but that's the amount- US$1 billion- that South Korea's Hyundai Corporation has invested in its mammoth ...

  7. Drills seen as a flexing of muscles

    Posted Aug 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... especially when US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton claimed the South China Sea was in her country's 'national interest' at an Asean Regional Forum and the US and South Korea ... and 19, and a third on July 26 conducted by the navy in the South China Sea, waters over which China claims sovereignty but are also claimed by several Southeast Asian countries. Taking ...

  8. Boom times drive real estate revival

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Reports by Kenneth Ko The mainland's growing prosperity is good news for investors and builders in South Korea, Singapore and Thailand AGAINST A BACKDROP of recovering economies ... to sustain its outstanding growth rate, and this is having a positive impact on countries such as South Korea, Singapore and Thailand. Economic expansion will continue to fuel the region's ...

  9. N Korea's rural poor left to starve in silence

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... famine is under way; regional intelligence reports and aid agency accounts circulating in Seoul suggest children are already dying in rural villages south of Pyongyang and hundreds of thousands ... are securing North Korea's long and porous border with China. Refugees have been shot trying to flee, according to some accounts. If it were virtually any other country in the region, we would ...

  10. Social order breaks down after years of food shortages

    Posted Feb 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the country, that figure is impossible to verify. The report painted a grim picture of North Korea through the accounts of witnesses without providing any personal details. Another North Korean woman ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul Years of famine and severe food shortages in North Korea have led to a breakdown in public order and rising state violence, according to the harrowing testimonies ...




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