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  1. North Korea raises prospect of detaining South Koreans at complexRead the original story

    Tuesday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    North Korea has said it can detain South Korean workers at an joint industrial park in the event of a dispute with their companies, South Korea said on Tuesday, in the latest ruling that could hurt confidence in the factory complex. The Kaesong Industrial Complex is just on the North Korean side of the two Koreas' heavily defended border and is one of the few examples of cooperation between the rivals.

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  2. South Korea blocks North bid for right of arrest in joint zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangkok Post

    South Korea said on Tuesday it had blocked a North Korean bid for the right to detain South Korean businessmen working in the Kaesong joint industrial zone in the event of a dispute. The Kaesong complex, which lies about 10 kilometres inside North Korea, hosts some 100 Seoul-owned factories where 53,000 North Korean workers produce goods from clothes to watches.

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  3. S. Korea foils N. Korea's rule revision plan on KaesongRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Korea Herald

    North Korea won't be allowed to unilaterally revise rules on the security and safety of South Korean businessmen at the Kaesong Industrial Complex, officials here said Tuesday. It was belatedly known that Pyongyang notified Seoul in September of its plans to rewrite relevant regulations.

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  4. South Korea refuses to 'coax' North with concessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Channelnewsasia.com

    South Korea on Monday rejected North Korean calls to pave the way for talks by lifting sanctions, saying its desire to resume dialogue did not extend to "coaxing" Pyongyang to the negotiating table. South Korean soldiers face the North Korean side in the truce village of Panmunjom, where Demilitarized Zone divides both Koreas.

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  5. Experts Predict Tighter US Sanctions on N. Korean Front CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Voice of America

    A propaganda billboard, which reads "Forward to the Ultimate Victory" in Korean is seen standing in central Kaesong, North Korea. North Korea experts in the United States say they expect Washington to strengthen sanctions against the communist country's front companies abroad.

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  6. N. Korea says South must lift sanctions before talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The China Post

    North Korea on Friday said South Korea should lift five-year old sanctions on Pyongyang if it wants to discuss reunions for families on the divided peninsula, as Seoul pushed again for a high-level dialogue. Without resolving the sanctions issue "any talks, contacts or exchanges are impossible between the North and the South," the North's Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea said.

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  7. Voices of North Korea: Dancer recalls 'perfectionism that allows no mistakes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | UPI

    Editor's Note: David A. Caprara, a journalist working with the Global Peace Foundation in Seoul, South Korea, recently conducted a series of interviews with North Korean defectors. Their names are withheld to protect them from retaliation.

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  8. North Korea says South must lift sanctions before talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    North Korea asks South Korea to lift five-year-old sanctions on Pyongyang before any "any talks, contacts or exchanges" between them can proceed. Tourists take their souvenir picture near the banner wishing for reunification of two Koreas on the barbed-wire fence near the border village of Panmunjom, on the demilitarized zone that separates the two Koreas.

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  9. N. Korea says family reunions possible if sanctions liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Korea Herald

    North Korea called on South Korea Friday to lift its sanctions on the communist country first in order to resolve the issue of reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. The North Korean Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea, which deals with inter-Korean issues, made the suggestion nearly a month after the South proposed that the rival Koreas hold high-level talks to help resolve pending issues, including family reunions.

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  10. S. Korea asks China to invest in industr...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's state trade agency asked Chinese firms Friday to invest in an inter-Korean industrial complex in North Korea as Seoul and Beijing reached a bilateral free trade agreement last November. The industrial complex in North Korea's border city of Kaesong opened in 2004 as a landmark symbol of rapprochement between South and North Korea.

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  11. S. Korean Businesses Want to End Trade Restrictions With NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Voice of America

    Business leaders in South Korea are calling for President Park Geun-hye to ease trade restrictions with North Korea that were put in place in 2010 after the sinking of a South Korean warship.Pro-business groups argue that expanding trade and investment is not only good for business, it is also good for long-term regional peace and security. VOA's Brian Padden reports.

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  12. Gaeseong-based firms enjoy strong growth: dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Korea Herald

    The overall earnings of 10 South Korean companies that are operating in a jointly run inter-Korean industrial complex have increased by an average of over 10 percent per year since 2005, data showed Monday, indicating that they have been doing relatively well despite political tensions that have emerged over the years. The South Korean firms doing business in the Gaeseong Industrial Complex, a manufacturing zone jointly run by the two Koreas in a North Korean border city, posted an annual operating growth of 11.75 percent from 2005 to 2013, according to the data compiled by an association for South Korean firms in the industrial complex.

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  13. S. Korea lays out reunification blueprint for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Arirang TV

    In the 70th year after the division of the Korean Peninsula, the unification ministry wants to launch a new era of reunification. Various events with North Korea are part of the plan, including a test run of a railway across the inter-Korean border around Liberation Day in August.

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  14. Korea divided: Leaders leaning to conciliation, but human rights pose hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Big News Network.com

    The issue of North Korean human rights is seen as a highly politicized issue in South Korea between the ruling and opposition parties, he said. In December, North Korea blasted the UN Security Council for its discussion of the North's human rights record.

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  15. Even Kim Jong Un's birthday is an enigmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | CNN

    Dennis Rodman belted out "Happy Birthday" -- not far from Marilyn Monroe's rendition -- as the Pyongyang crowd clapped in unison during a basketball game. Kim's birthday is believed to fall on January 8, but like most affairs of North Korea, his personal details are opaque.

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  16. Suspected birthday for N Korea's Kim likely to be low keyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | KFVS12

    Dennis Rodman belted out Happy Birthday, not far from Marilyn Monroe's rendition, as the Pyongyang crowd clapped in unison during a basketball game. Kim's birthday is believed to fall on Jan. 8, but like most affairs of North Korea his personal details are opaque.

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  17. It's Kim Jong-un's birthday, but North Korea's not celebratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Globe and Mail

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is shown visiting an orphanage in an undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency on Feb. 4, 2014. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is shown visiting an orphanage in an undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency on Feb. 4, 2014.

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  18. In North Korea, even Kim's birthday is opaqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | KOAT-TV

    Dennis Rodman belted out "Happy Birthday" -- not far from Marilyn Monroe's rendition -- as the Pyongyang crowd clapped in unison during a basketball game. Kim's birthday is believed to fall on January 8, but like most affairs of North Korea, his personal details are opaque.

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  19. Controversies over N. Korean leader's call for 'highest-level' talksRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | English Dong-A

    Controversies over N. Korean leader's call for 'highest-level' talks . JANUARY 03, 2015 07:13.

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  20. Christmas tree-shaped tower Aegibong with the light offRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | English Dong-A

    Christmas tree-shaped tower Aegibong with the light off . DECEMBER 29, 2014 05:00.

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