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Incheon city invites N. Korean scholars to island conference

Incheon city invites N. Korean scholars to island conference

Local governments seek specialized cooperation projects amid inter-Korean freeze

Incheon city invites N. Korean scholars to island conference
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi November 30, 2015
N. Korea conducts failed SLBM launch

N. Korea conducts failed SLBM launch

Failed launch part of development process, unlikely to derail inter-Korean talks

N. Korea conducts failed SLBM launch
JH Ahn
JH Ahn November 28, 2015
Museum funded by North Korea in Cambodia ready to open

Museum funded by North Korea in Cambodia ready to open

The DPRK put $10 million into the project, which is close to the Angkor Wat temples

Museum funded by North Korea in Cambodia ready to open
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 27, 2015
Vice ministers from North, South Korea to meet December 11

Vice ministers from North, South Korea to meet December 11

Discussions will be held in Kaesong, though list of participants not yet confirmed

Vice ministers from North, South Korea to meet December 11
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi November 27, 2015
Researchers: Predictions of N.Korean collapse ‘wishful thinking’

Researchers: Predictions of N.Korean collapse ‘wishful thinking’

Cellphones in the North help citizens, but also help government surveillance, expert notes

Researchers: Predictions of N.Korean collapse ‘wishful thinking’
JH Ahn
JH Ahn November 26, 2015
N. Korea criticizes U.S. for worsening refugee problem

N. Korea criticizes U.S. for worsening refugee problem

Citing stability concerns, North looks to protect itself from internal threats, outside criticism

N. Korea criticizes U.S. for worsening refugee problem
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi November 26, 2015
S. Korean lawmakers agreed on North Korean Human Rights Act

S. Korean lawmakers agreed on North Korean Human Rights Act

Details on when the act would be enacted in what form have not been decided, committee staff say

S. Korean lawmakers agreed on North Korean Human Rights Act
JH Ahn
JH Ahn November 25, 2015
S. Korean, Chinese presidents should save defectors: Human Rights Watch

S. Korean, Chinese presidents should save defectors: Human Rights Watch

Even though S. Korea is aware of the issue, key is the different perspective with China

S. Korean, Chinese presidents should save defectors: Human Rights Watch
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi November 25, 2015
Japan considers THAAD deployment to counter N.Korea

Japan considers THAAD deployment to counter N.Korea

Defense Minister tells reporters Japan wants to study U.S. technology and equipment

Japan considers THAAD deployment to counter N.Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 25, 2015
BBC says shortwave radio to North Korea will commence

BBC says shortwave radio to North Korea will commence

UK government confirms injection of hundreds of millions to BBC World Service

BBC says shortwave radio to North Korea will commence
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 24, 2015