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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Much ado about nothing for North Korean space agency Nada

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:54pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Much ado about nothing for N Korea's space agency The choice of a globe as the emblem for North Korea's space agency expresses the country's ideal of peaceful exploration, explains the Korean Central News Agency. The blue rings, it adds, represent satellites, and the constellation of stars shows the desire to "glorify Kim Il-sung's and Kim ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un goes out on a limp in his second appearance carrying walking stick

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 02:53pm by AFP

    ... of another residential complex built for scientists engaged in a space satellite programme seen as masking ballistic missile research. Since assuming power after the death of his father Kim Jong-Il ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Pyongyang urges US to resume recovery of Korean war remains

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:30am by AP

    ... to push ahead with a space rocket launch seen as a disguised ballistic missile test. North Korea would have received millions of dollars in compensation for helping the work. "History ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea upgrades rocket launch site so it can fire bigger ones

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 11:35pm by Reuters

    ... key component of that programme has been to upgrade an existing launch pad, enabling it to launch rockets larger than the existing Unha-3 space launch vehicle in the future," it said. ... development is part of a space programme aimed at putting satellites into orbit and rejects charges by the international community that it is a missile development in disguise. The launch site has ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese mayor makes rare visit to North Korea to scout new trading post

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sakaiminato, Japan The mayor of the Japanese port city of Sakaiminato said his brief visit to North Korea was aimed at exploring the potential of a North Korean port ... to reporters at city hall after returning to Japan, Nakamura said the purpose of the trip “was for an inspection to explore the possibility [for the port] to become a trading base for China ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea rocket launch roundly condemned

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES AND CARY HUANG

    ... Agencies and Cary Huang Beijing expresses regret but defends North's right to explore space and urges cautious UN response Rocket launch could incur further sanctions North ... by UN resolutions. But in a commentary, Xinhua also decried "bellicose rhetoric and gestures" by all concerned, and defended North Korea's right to explore space. "China ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea deports detained Australian missionary John Short

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:27am by AFP

    ... into the sea in the space of five days. “The North is taking a double-faced stance by making conciliatory gestures on one hand and pushing ahead with reckless provocation on the other,” South Defence ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Russia, China urge North Korea to drop rocket launch plan

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 09:28am by Reuters in Moscow

    ... that Pyongyang was genuinely interested in space exploration. “We are under no illusions that they’re somehow pursuing a space programme; it’s pretty clear what they’re trying to do here,” he told a news ... restrictions imposed by the UN Security Council. North Korea’s state news agency on Saturday announced the decision to launch another space satellite and reportedly told neighbours it would take a path ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Satellite spots construction at North Korean rocket launch site

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 10:10am by AFP

    ... to construction at the Tonghae facility make it "unlikely that North Korea will test-fire an Unha or other space launch vehicles over the next six months", the website said. Despite UN ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea halts work at long-range rocket site

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 04:59pm by AFP

    ... the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University posted on its 38 North web site. The new facilities were intended to handle rockets larger than the North’s Unha-3 space launch vehicle (SLV) ...




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