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N. Korea announces six new economic zones

N. Korea announces six new economic zones

Supreme People's Assembly announces establishment of more SEZs to attract foreign trade, investment

N. Korea announces six new economic zones
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald July 23, 2014
N. Korea offers use of ship at Asian Games to “lessen the burden” for ROK

N. Korea offers use of ship at Asian Games to “lessen the burden” for ROK

N. Korea previously provided own ship at 2002 Busan Asia Games

N. Korea offers use of ship at Asian Games to “lessen the burden” for ROK
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 23, 2014
In Angola, potential for North Korean investment in agriculture

In Angola, potential for North Korean investment in agriculture

North Korea sees potential for agro-industry and tourism in Angola

In Angola, potential for North Korean investment in agriculture
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 23, 2014
North Korea unresponsive to Kenneth Bae consular talk requests

North Korea unresponsive to Kenneth Bae consular talk requests

Swedish officials unable to visit Bae for over three months

North Korea unresponsive to Kenneth Bae consular talk requests
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 23, 2014
Kaesong seeks international certification

Kaesong seeks international certification

Inter-Korean cooperative venture seeks to attract foreign investment

Kaesong seeks international certification
Rob York
Rob York July 22, 2014
North Korea to build underwater hotel in East Coast city of Wonsan

North Korea to build underwater hotel in East Coast city of Wonsan

North Korea announces major plan to renovate Wonsan beach area

North Korea to build underwater hotel in East Coast city of Wonsan
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald July 21, 2014
UK, N. Korea agree on more cultural exchanges

UK, N. Korea agree on more cultural exchanges

“When you have two countries who know so little about each other, you have to find ways to build connections"

UK, N. Korea agree on more cultural exchanges
Kamila Kingstone
Kamila Kingstone July 21, 2014
North Korea confirms Asian Games participation

North Korea confirms Asian Games participation

Kim Jong Un reportedly has 'great expectations' for Incheon Games despite concerns over delegation size

North Korea confirms Asian Games participation
Rob York
Rob York July 20, 2014
North Korean officials in Myanmar invite journalists to visit North Korea

North Korean officials in Myanmar invite journalists to visit North Korea

North Korean officials, including Ambassador Kim Seok Chul, extend invitation to Myanmar Interim Press Council

North Korean officials in Myanmar invite journalists to visit North Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald July 18, 2014
UN Security Council condemns recent North Korean missile launches

UN Security Council condemns recent North Korean missile launches

Both the UN Security Council and Secretary General Ban Ki Moon release statements on DPRK's recent Scud launches

UN Security Council condemns recent North Korean missile launches
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 18, 2014