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N. Korea says it notified South about Kaesong wage hike

N. Korea says it notified South about Kaesong wage hike

KCNA statement also claims KIC under North Korean law, shouldn't be "theater for confrontation".

N. Korea says it notified South about Kaesong wage hike
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 14, 2015
North Korea to hold firing drills near NLL: JCS

North Korea to hold firing drills near NLL: JCS

Announcement the latest in a series of events raising tensions on peninsula

North Korea to hold firing drills near NLL: JCS
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 13, 2015
N. Korean defense minister Hyon Yong Chol executed – S. Korean intelligence

N. Korean defense minister Hyon Yong Chol executed – S. Korean intelligence

S. Korean intelligence announces unexpected execution of high-ranking defense official

N. Korean defense minister Hyon Yong Chol executed – S. Korean intelligence
NK News
NK News May 13, 2015
Thai delegation in North Korea amid growing ties

Thai delegation in North Korea amid growing ties

Trade between two countries continues to climb despite Pyongyang's past default on debt

Thai delegation in North Korea amid growing ties
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 12, 2015
Japanese police arrested the son of Chongryon’s chief

Japanese police arrested the son of Chongryon’s chief

Ruling party of Japan present plan to strengthen sanctions against Pyongyang

Japanese police arrested the son of Chongryon’s chief
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi May 12, 2015
Kim Yong Nam, Putin discuss bilateral relations in Moscow: KCNA

Kim Yong Nam, Putin discuss bilateral relations in Moscow: KCNA

North Korean Assembly head delivers letter from Kim Jong Un to Russian president

Kim Yong Nam, Putin discuss bilateral relations in Moscow: KCNA
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 12, 2015
Kim Jong Un flies North Korean-made plane: KCTV

Kim Jong Un flies North Korean-made plane: KCTV

Footage released by KCTV shows North Korean leader taking off, landing light aircraft

Kim Jong Un flies North Korean-made plane: KCTV
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 11, 2015
Top N.Korean military official dies

Top N.Korean military official dies

General Kim Kyok Sik was in charge of IV Corps that shelled Yeongpyong Island in 2010

Top N.Korean military official dies
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 11, 2015
Kim Yong Nam meets South Korean envoy in Moscow

Kim Yong Nam meets South Korean envoy in Moscow

MoU says discussions between two envoys not significant for inter-Korean ties

Kim Yong Nam meets South Korean envoy in Moscow
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 11, 2015
North Korea test-fires ballistic missile from submarine: KCNA

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile from submarine: KCNA

Images of Kim Jong Un overseeing test published by state media

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile from submarine: KCNA
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 9, 2015