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

    6 hrs ago | English Dong-A

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

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  2. N. Korea "understands" S. Korea's sincerity about improving ties: N. Korean officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Arirang TV

    North Korea's official in charge of South Korean affairs says he "understands" President Park Geun-hye's sincerity about improving inter-Korean ties. Former culture minister Kim Sung-jae told Yonhap News Agency that he passed on the South Korean leader's thoughts to Kim Yang-gon when they met at the Kaesong Industrial Complex on Wednesday.

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  3. Dialogue with Seoul is Pyongyang's Only Way Out of IsolationRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 25 | Chosun Ilbo

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent a letter to President Kim Dae-jung's widow vowing to make efforts to achieve the reunification of the Korean Peninsula. He also wrote to Hyundai Group chairwoman Hyun Jung-eun.

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  4. South Korea to offer talks with North on Gaeseong wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Korea Herald

    South Korea said Friday it will soon propose talks with North Korea on ways to set the wages for the North's workers at the Kaesong Industrial Complex. "The government has plans to offer consultations with the North in the near future in order to resolve the issue," the unification ministry's deputy spokeswoman, Park Soo-jin, told reporters.

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  5. N. Korean leader sends handwritten letter to former first lady Lee Hee-hoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Arirang TV

    First, we begin with two South Korean delegations making a trip to the inter-Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex on this Wednesday. One group was led by Hyundai Group Chairwoman Hyun Jeong-eun, the other was from the Kim Dae-jung Peace Center.

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  6. Hyundai chief, ex-president's aides visi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Korea Herald

    The chief of South Korea's Hyundai Group and officials of a center to commemorate former President Kim Dae-jung visited North Korea on Wednesday to meet with the North's point man on the South, officials said. The two groups -- one comprised of six officials of the Kim Dae Jung Peace Center, including former culture minister Kim Sung-jae, and the other a seven-member delegation from Hyundai Group led by chief Hyun Jeong-eun -- made separate one-day trips to the joint industrial complex in the North's border city of Kaesong, according to officials of the two entities.

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  7. Opposition Lawmaker Barred from Visiting N.KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Chosun Ilbo

    The government on Wednesday rejected a request by Park Jie-won, a lawmaker for the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy, to visit North Korea. He was among several prominent figures invited by the North Korean regime to visit the Kaesong Industrial Complex on Thursday.

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  8. South Korea to continue efforts for dialogue with DPRKRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Daily Times

    SEOUL: South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Tuesday that the government will continue efforts for dialogue with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea , vowing to actively prepare for future reunification of the two Koreas from 2015. "The government will continue efforts for dialogue in terms of inter-Korean relations, with a sincere and broadly open mind and in accordance with principle," Park said during a Cabinet meeting.

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  9. S.Korea disapproves opposition lawmaker's visit to DPRKRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Xinhuanet

    South Korea's unification ministry on Tuesday disapproved an opposition lawmaker's visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea while allowing 14 other businessmen and delegates to travel to the country. Rep. Park Ji-won of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy applied for his travel to the Kaesong industrial complex in the DPRK's southwest at the invitation of Kim Yang Gon, director of the DPRK's United Front Department in charge of inter- Korean affairs.

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  10. S. Korea bans opposition lawmaker from v...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Korea Herald

    South Korea said Tuesday it has decided to prohibit an opposition lawmaker from traveling to North Korea this week, a move expected to rekindle a political controversy in the ideologically divided nation. The unification ministry announced its unexpected decision to reject an application by Rep. Park Jie-won of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy to visit the Kaesong Industrial Complex on Wednesday.

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  11. Mike Honda meets with South Korean presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Inside Bay Area

    The United States' dust-up with North Korea over that nation's alleged hacking of Sony Pictures' data and the studio's delay, if not cancellation, of the movie "The Interview" wasn't on the agenda as Rep. Mike Honda met Friday with South Korean President Park Geun-hye. "The day that I had a meeting with her was the day President Obama said he was disappointed with Sony withdrawing on the issue," Honda, D-San Jose, said Monday.

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  12. 2015 economic policy-gistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Korea Herald

    The following are key economic policy plans unveiled by the finance ministry Monday for 2015. The measures are centered on pushing forward structural reforms to improve the country's economic health and risk management.

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  13. S. Korean delegation requests visit to N. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Korea Herald

    A South Korean delegation, including former aides to the late President Kim Dae-jung, has asked the government for permission to visit North Korea following an invitation from the country, a government official said Sunday. On Friday, North Korea's point man on South Korea, Kim Yang-gon, asked that former aides to the late president and officials of South Korea's Hyundai Asan Co.

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  14. N.Korean Special Zones Leave Foreign Investors ColdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Chosun Ilbo

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sought to attract foreign investments in the North's economic zones, but the results have been disappointing. The North's ambitious 24 economic zones have attracted almost no foreign investment.

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  15. After threats from North Korea, Christian group drops border Christmas treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | UPI

    A plan to install a new Christmas tree-shaped tower near the border between North and South Korea will not go forward this year after threats from North Korea. The Christian Council of Korea had maintained a 60-foot decorated tower since 1971.

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  16. S Korea Christians scrap border treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | BBC News

    A South Korean Christian group has cancelled plans to erect a Christmas-tree shaped tower close to the border with the North. The Christian Council of Korea said their aim was peaceful, but had led to fears of "inter-Korean tension".

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  17. Wreaths from Former S. Korean President's Widow, Chairwoman of HyundaiRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Korean News

    Ri Hui Ho, widow of former south Korean President Kim Dae Jung and president of the Kim Dae Jung Peace Center, and Hyon Jong Un, chairwoman of Hyundai Group, sent wreaths on the occasion of the third anniversary of demise of leader Kim Jong Il. Wreaths were separately conveyed to Won Tong Yon, vice-chairman of the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, by Pak Ji Won, vice-president of the Kim Dae Jung Peace Center, and by Jo Kon Sik, president of Hyundai Asan Co.

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  18. N.Korea Seeks Wage Hikes at Kaesong ComplexRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Chosun Ilbo

    The joint-Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex faces yet another problem as North Korea seeks to hike wages for its workers there. The North on Tuesday refused to accept a letter from South Korea protesting against its revision of rules on workers' wages at the industrial park.

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  19. Three years in power, Kim Jong-un struggles with attracting foreign capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Arirang TV

    "High-rise apartments, taxis, people using mobile phones and children on roller blades all on the streets of the North Korean capital Pyongyang. North Korea has recorded three straight years of economic growth -- even if it is in the one-percent range -- and experts attribute this to Kim Jong-un's relaxed regulations."

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  20. Five puzzles about occupation and settlements: questions for GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Washington Post

    Today, Switzerland convened a conference of State Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention, to discuss the law of occupation as it pertains to Israel. There have been just a couple of previous occasions when Geneva convened the signatories of its eponymous treaty, and every single one has been about Israel .

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