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Kim Jong Un’s economic, provincial visits on the rise

Kim Jong Un’s economic, provincial visits on the rise

Shift prior to July armistice anniversary celebrations suggests new emphasis

Kim Jong Un’s economic, provincial visits on the rise
Rob York
Rob York August 8, 2013
N. Korea proposes round seven of Kaesong talks on August 14

N. Korea proposes round seven of Kaesong talks on August 14

North Korea makes proposal after nine days of silence on Kaesong

N. Korea proposes round seven of Kaesong talks on August 14
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 7, 2013
In S. Korea, navy tries to ban film disputing Cheonan evidence

In S. Korea, navy tries to ban film disputing Cheonan evidence

Injunction says movie "biased" for suggesting North Korea might not have sunk Cheonan ship

In S. Korea, navy tries to ban film disputing Cheonan evidence
Yeseul Loaiza
Yeseul Loaiza August 7, 2013
Ex-wrestler wants to help mend ties between N. Korea and Japan

Ex-wrestler wants to help mend ties between N. Korea and Japan

Inoki wants to "create an environment where one-on-one talks could be held"

Ex-wrestler wants to help mend ties between N. Korea and Japan
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 6, 2013
North Korea continues silence on Kaesong complex talks

North Korea continues silence on Kaesong complex talks

"The danger with ultimatums is what do you do if they are not accepted"

North Korea continues silence on Kaesong complex talks
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 5, 2013
N. Korean video criticizes S. Korea for OPCON delay request

N. Korean video criticizes S. Korea for OPCON delay request

Uriminzokkiri says delay request shows allies "ambitions to invade the North"

N. Korean video criticizes S. Korea for OPCON delay request
Rob York
Rob York August 2, 2013
North Korean nuclear backpacks likely “stuffed with rags”

North Korean nuclear backpacks likely “stuffed with rags”

But North Korean interlocutor claims they contain "hazardous material" suits

North Korean nuclear backpacks likely “stuffed with rags”
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 1, 2013
Panama postpones UN review of seized weapons

Panama postpones UN review of seized weapons

Meanwhile, Panamanian newspaper refers to President's actions as "media show"

Panama postpones UN review of seized weapons
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 1, 2013
S. Korean charged with giving N. Korean spies server access

S. Korean charged with giving N. Korean spies server access

South Korean paper claims over 100,000 'zombie PCs' could be used to launch massive cyberattack in South

S. Korean charged with giving N. Korean spies server access
Susan Ahn
Susan Ahn July 31, 2013
North Korea to open two luxury hotels on East Coast

North Korea to open two luxury hotels on East Coast

Has KPA retained management control of buildings to raise hard currency?

North Korea to open two luxury hotels on East Coast
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 31, 2013