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New Nampo bakery to feed 3,000 children per day

New Nampo bakery to feed 3,000 children per day

UK Charity completes fifth child-targeted bakery in DPRK

New Nampo bakery to feed 3,000 children per day
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich June 12, 2013
Wednesday’s North-South Korean talks cancelled

Wednesday’s North-South Korean talks cancelled

North Korea argues South Korean representatives not at appropriate level, withdraws from talks

Wednesday’s North-South Korean talks cancelled
James Pearson
James Pearson June 11, 2013
Analysis: Kim Jong Un promotes People’s Security Minister

Analysis: Kim Jong Un promotes People’s Security Minister

Choe will keep his position as minister but simultaneously hold his higher General rank in the Korean People's Army (KPA)

Analysis: Kim Jong Un promotes People’s Security Minister
James Pearson
James Pearson June 11, 2013
North Korean negotiator met South Korean President in 2002

North Korean negotiator met South Korean President in 2002

While Seoul waits for delegation list from North, South Korean media spotlight shines on Kim Song Hae

North Korean negotiator met South Korean President in 2002
James Pearson
James Pearson June 11, 2013
Pyongyang media reports confirm government-to-government talks

Pyongyang media reports confirm government-to-government talks

Korean governments due to meet Wednesday for two days of inter-Korean talks in Seoul

Pyongyang media reports confirm government-to-government talks
James Pearson
James Pearson June 10, 2013
Inter-Korean talks to be held in Panmunjom this Sunday

Inter-Korean talks to be held in Panmunjom this Sunday

Kaesong Industrial Complex, Mt. Kumgang Tourism Zone, and divided families on agenda

Inter-Korean talks to be held in Panmunjom this Sunday
James Pearson
James Pearson June 7, 2013
North Korea offers talks, South Korea accepts

North Korea offers talks, South Korea accepts

Seoul proposes holding talks on June 12 in Seoul, North Korea not yet confirmed

North Korea offers talks, South Korea accepts
James Pearson
James Pearson June 6, 2013
North Korea enacts economic development laws

North Korea enacts economic development laws

"The state shall provide investors with conditions for preferential economic activities regarding the use of land, employment of labor, payment of taxes"

North Korea enacts economic development laws
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 5, 2013
KCNA newswire uses ‘urgent’ label to tag skiing article

KCNA newswire uses ‘urgent’ label to tag skiing article

Article once again stresses perceived importance of Tongcheon Special Economic Zone

KCNA newswire uses ‘urgent’ label to tag skiing article
James Pearson
James Pearson June 5, 2013
Kim Jong Un pictures dominate display outside Beijing embassy

Kim Jong Un pictures dominate display outside Beijing embassy

KCNA data also shows rapid rise in prominence of Korean People's Army (KPA)

Kim Jong Un pictures dominate display outside Beijing embassy
James Pearson
James Pearson June 5, 2013