S. Korea's Dream Line: Rail Link Through Russia Via N.Korea Zone
Imagine a railroad linking the great industries of South Korea with Europe . That's long been the Russian dream, and it's moving a step ahead with South Korea's vision for shipping goods through North Korea's Rason special economic zone adjacent to the North's 10-mile-long Tumen River border with Russia.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Regular family reunions hoped through Red Cross working-level talks
Regular family reunions hoped through Red Cross working-level talks . MARCH 06, 2014 00:29.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Jang Purge Yet to Hurt North Korea-China Trade
When North Korea purged dictator Kim Jong Un's uncle in December one question raised was whether the move would impact economic ties with China.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
North Korea Fired 4 Suspected Missiles Into Eastern Waters, Seoul Says
A Defense Ministry official said North Korea fired four projectiles believed to be short-range missiles with a range of more than 200 kilometers into the waters off its east coast.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
News Analysis: Park Geun-hye's first year: principle vs. non-communication
South Korea n President Park Geun-hye, who entered the second year in office Tuesday, was facing contrary evaluation over her performance.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Inter-Korean trade hits 8-year low in 2013
Trade between South and North Korea fell to its lowest level in eight years in 2013 due to their strained relations, data showed Sunday.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Thu Feb 20, 2014
South China Morning Post
South Korea ramps up disinfection of citizens returning from North after foot-and-mouth outbreak
South Korea has stepped up disinfection of citizens returning from North Korea, including people crossing the border for reunions with family members.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Voice of America
N. Korea Demands Pay Raise for Kaesong Workers
North Korea is demanding a pay raise for at least some of its workers in the special Kaesong industrial complex, where South Korean firms manufacture products using labor provided by Pyongyang.
North Korean Business Park Getting Internet Access
Daniel_Stuckey writes "A business park in North Korea will soon have access to the Internet , according to news reports.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Can You Ever Have Too Many Choco Pies?
Due to financial difficulties at Kaesong caused by the complex's five-month halt in operations...the number of Choco Pies distributed will be reduced and North Korean workers - known to resell Choco Pies on the black market for a considerable profit - will have a major source of income cut.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Internet services to be available in inter-Korean park this year
South and North Korea will open a small business center with Internet connectivity in the joint industrial park of Kaesong as a first step in bringing the complex online, officials here said Sunday.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
From hope to despair in North Korea
COMMENT From hope to despair in North Korea By Joseph R DeTrani When Kim Jong-eun succeeded his father, Kim Jong-il, two years ago there was hope that North-South relations would improve and that the six-party talks to resolve the nuclear issue that has dogged relations with North Korea could be resumed.