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  1. S.Korean Firms Invited to Invest in N.Korea-Russia RailwayRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Chosun Ilbo

    Russian Railways on Tuesday made it clear that South Korean businesses are welcome to invest in a North Korea-Russia railway project, according to the Voice of Russia. Vladimir Yakunin, the head of Russian Railways, told 24 TV that the company and the North Korean government have completed restoration of the Rajin-Khasan section of the railroad and built a terminal.

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  2. AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Washington Post

    In this June 17, 2014 photo, a North Korean man takes shelter in the rain next to long propaganda billboards in the town of Samjiyon in North Korea's Ryanggang province. The Associated Press was granted permission to embark on a weeklong road trip across North Korea to the country's spiritual summit Mount Paektu.

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  3. N.Korea's Young Entrepreneurs Embrace CapitalismRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Chosun Ilbo

    North Korea is seeing the emergence of a class of young entrepreneurs who make hundreds of thousands of U.S. dollars from private businesses and spend them on bling much like their counterparts elsewhere. A source says North Koreans who were born in the 1980s and 90s are becoming more active making money as they were able to embrace a wave of changes caused by a nascent market-based economy there.

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  4. N.Korea's Missile Tests AnalyzedRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Chosun Ilbo

    The missiles North Korea test-fired into the East Sea this year ascended to an altitude of 130 to 150 km, and some were fired to a higher altitude to reduce their range, according to data. Saenuri Party lawmaker Yoo Seung-min revealed military data on the range, altitude, maximum speed and flight time of the 13 ballistic missiles the North test-fired from February to July.

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  5. 'North executes 10 officials for watching SKorean soaps'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Times of India

    North Korea has reportedly publicly executed up at least 50 people this year, including several party officials for watching soap operas. According to South Korea's National Intelligence Service , Pyongyang has purged about 10 officials from Kim Jong-un's Workers' Party for watching South Korean soaps.

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  6. North Korean officials 'publicly executed for watching South Korean soap operas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Independent.ie

    North Korea has reportedly publicly executed at least 50 people this year, including several party officials for watching soap operas. According to South Korea's National Intelligence Service , Pyongyang has purged about 10 officials from Kim Jong-un's Workers' Party for watching South Korean soaps.

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  7. A week on the road in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    In this June 21, 2014 photo, a group of young North Koreans enjoys a picnic on the beach in Wonsan, North Korea. The Associated Press was granted permission to embark on a weeklong road trip across North Korea to the country's spiritual summit Mount Paektu.

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  8. 40 Photos From An Epic Road Trip Through North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Switched

    When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans - let alone a pair of American journalists - could imagine taking it.

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  9. World's strangest road-trip: Two reporters embark on unprecedented tour of North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Canada.com

    More than 20,000 young people filled Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, Oct. 22 for We Day, a free event that students have to earn their way into, by providing local and global service. Students from 880 schools are attending, from all across B.C., in the largest celebration of service in Canada, and probably in the world.

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  10. Unseen North Korea captured by American photographersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Mail on Sunday

    Unseen North Korea: American photographers journey through rogue state capturing everything from picnics by the beach to children fixing roads They were allowed to travel to the country's spiritual summit, called Kaema Plateau, or 'The Roof of Korea' But they were not allowed to stray off-course and were accompanied at all times by a 'minder' who supervised them The Kaema Plateau, the 'Roof of Korea,' is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mountains that it was never taken by the Allies during the Korean War. It's now a truck stop.

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  11. AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this June 20, 2014 photo, North Korean residents walk on a road along a river in the town of Kimchaek, in North Korea's North Hamgyong province. The once-productive cities along its east coast, like the coal mining town of Kilju and the nearby city of Kimchaek - built around a sprawling but now eerily quiet ironworks complex - have become a rust belt, gritty and relentlessly gray.

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  12. AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    In this June 21, 2014 photo, a woman walks along an open road southeast of Pyongyang in North Korea's North Hwanghae province. The Associated Press was granted to embark on a weeklong road trip across North Korea to the country's spiritual summit Mount Paektu.

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  13. Photos: Where's Kim?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    This image taken from North Korean TV on July 8 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, and North Korea's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam, in black jacket and tie, during a mass memorial meeting in Pyongyang to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Kim Il Sung, the nation's founder and Kim Jong Un's grandfather. Kim Jong Un hasn't been seen in public since Sept.

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  14. Sinphyong Kumgang RestaurantRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Korean News

    On the way from the capital city of Pyongyang to Wonsan City, Kangwon Province in the DPRK there is Sinphyong Kumgang Restaurant in Phyonghwa-ri, Sinphyong County, North Hwanghae Province. The restaurant is situated in a picturesque place surrounded by mountains and a man-made lake.

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  15. Analysts: North Korea Recent Economic Reforms Indicate Kim Jong Un's Growing PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Voice of America

    North Korea recently held a foreign investment conference in Dalian, China to recruit businessmen to help develop designated international tourist areas along the coast of Wonsan district and in Mount Kumgang. Participants at the event say they were impressed by the North's more open presentation, along with claims that economic reform is now the country's top priority.

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  16. Does Pyongyang want foreign investment while detaining foreign tourists?Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | English Dong-A

    Does Pyongyang want foreign investment while detaining foreign tourists? . SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 01:27.

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  17. N.K.: 'We never confiscated facilities from Hyundai Asan'Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | English Dong-A

    N.K.: 'We never confiscated facilities from Hyundai Asan' . SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 00:27.

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  18. N.Korea Woos Foreign Investments for 'Tourist Zone'Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | Chosun Ilbo

    North Korea on Saturday held an investor blitz in Dalian, China that surprised participants by allowing potential investors to ask frank questions and receive answers on the spot. So far North Korean investment drives consisted of officials reading out scripted speeches and taking no questions.

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  19. Democratic People's Republic of Korea EstablishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Free Dictionary

    The History of North Korea began with occupation of the Korean Peninsula north of the 38th parallel by the Soviet Union at the end of World War II , a division of Korea with the United States occupying the south. When the joint trusteeship failed due to Soviet intransigence, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea was established in 1948.

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  20. Democratic People's Republic of Korea EstablishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Free Dictionary

    The History of North Korea began with occupation of the Korean Peninsula north of the 38th parallel by the Soviet Union at the end of World War II , a division of Korea with the United States occupying the south. When the joint trusteeship failed due to Soviet intransigence, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea was established in 1948.

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