Kaesong (North Korea)

Type: City
Name: Kaesong (North Korea)
Country: North Korea
Latitude: 37.970001
Longitude: 126.559998
population: 202,977
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

The Tao of North Korea

North Korea and South Korea are more alike than this famous satellite photo would have you believe. (Photo: NASA / Flickr)You’ve seen those nighttime satellite pictures of the Korean peninsula. The northern half is dark, while the southern half is a thousand ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

North Korea decries propaganda leaflets

North Korea’s highest decision-making body has issued a direct message to the South’s presidential office, stating that it will sit down for inter-Korean talks only if the South stops sending anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets.The North’s National Defense ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

S. Korea Raps N. Korea for Rejecting Talks on Kaesong

(MENAFN - QNA) South Korea voiced strong regret Tuesday over North Korea's refusal to talk about the future of the Kaesong Industrial Complex on the pretext ... [Published MENAFN - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

N. Korea Sets Preconditions for Talks with S. Korea

(MENAFN - QNA) North Korea demanded Monday that South Korea lift a set of economic sanctions and stop other "hostile" acts against Pyongyang as a precondition ... [Published MENAFN - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Seoul Calls on Pyongyang to Cooperate More Actively in Joint Industrial Park Project

MOSCOW, September 15 (RIA Novosti) - South Korea has urged North Korea to show more cooperation in its participation in a joint industrial park in Kaesong, South Korea's Unification Ministry said in a Monday press release."The globalization of the KIC ... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

S. Korea to Open Support Center for Kaesong Foreign Investors

The inter-Korean industrial complex of Kaesong will open a support center for foreign investors in Seoul Friday, according to South Korea's Ministry of Unification. Earlier this year, North and South Korea agreed to cooperate on attracting international ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Russian trade delegation visits Kaesong industrial park in South Korea

SEOUL, September 05. /ITAR-TASS/. A delegation of the Russian Trade Mission in South Korea visited the inter-Korean Kaesong industrial complex on Thursday, head of the Russian mission Mikhail Bondarenko told ITAR-TASS on Friday.According to him, the delegation ... [Published Itar Tass - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Russian Trade Officials to Visit Inter-Korean Industrial Complex

Russian trade officials and experts are slated to make a brief visit to the inter-Korean industrial complex of Kaesong Thursday.South Korea’s Ministry of Unification announced in a press briefing Wednesday that the Russian delegation will assess the status ... [Published VOA News - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Russian trade officials to visit Kaesong this week

A group of Russian trade officials and experts will tour the Kaesong Industrial Complex this week, which reflects Russian firms' interest in the joint venture of the two Koreas, the unification ministry said Wednesday.Russia's Trade Representative in ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

South Korea refuses to lift North Korea sanctions

Seoul, Sep 1 (IANS) South Korea Monday reaffirmed its reluctance to lift sanctions imposed against North Korea despite growing speculation about improving inter-Korean relations.Unification ministry spokesman Lim Byeong-cheol said in a press briefing ... [Published Mangalorean - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Toxic chemicals hit N. Korean workers in joint Kaesong complex

SEOUL: Scores of North Korean workers employed by South Korean factories at a joint industrial complex have fallen sick after possible exposure to toxic chemicals, sparking criticism from Pyongyang, Seoul officials said today.The affected workers at two ... [Published New Straits Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

S. Korea offer for high-level talks with N. Korea goes unanswered

South Korea's much-anticipated high-level talks with North Korea on Tuesday failed to take place, as the offer went unanswered by Pyongyang.Despite the North's apparent rejection for dialogue, the South Korean government laid out detailed plans for fresh ... [Published Arirang - Aug 19 2014]

Quotes

13 Minju Joson blasts the U S moves to deploy THAAD in South Korea as "A dangerous military nexus to render the situation in and around the Korean peninsula extremely tense and push the north-south relations to a catastrophe."
"It wasn't until a year ago that the South Korean workers regained permission to cross this border. That's when North Korea unilaterally shut down the industrial zone for six months."
"Once North Korea's nuclear program and distrust with South Korea are eliminated, the Kaesong Industrial Complex will undergo considerable growth and become a key model of economic cooperation in the process of reunification."
"The globalization of the KIC [Kaesong Industrial Complex] has made little progress due to North Korea's uncooperative stance. North Korea will have to do what it should do for dialogue [on KIC's future] and its globalization." the ministry stated

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North Korea Newsletter 330 (Sept. 18, 2014) [Published GlobalPost - 12 hours ago]
The Tao of North Korea [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - 20 hours ago]
N. Korea calls on South to end distribution of ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 17 2014]
North Korea decries propaganda leaflets [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 16 2014]
S. Korea Raps N. Korea for Rejecting Talks on K... [Published MENAFN - Sep 16 2014]
News In-depth: Kaesong complex makes little pro... [Published Arirang - Sep 16 2014]
Kaesong complex makes little progress in improv... [Published Arirang - Sep 16 2014]
S. Korea raps N. Korea for rejecting talks on j... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Sep 16 2014]
Seoul Calls on Pyongyang to Cooperate More Acti... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 15 2014]
N. Korea Sets Preconditions for Talks with S. K... [Published MENAFN - Sep 15 2014]
N. Korea sets preconditions for talks with S. K... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Sep 15 2014]
Despite warnings, more Western tourists are tra... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 14 2014]
S. Korea to Open Support Center for Kaesong For... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 10 2014]
S. Korea to Open Support Center for Kaesong For... [Published VOA News - Sep 10 2014]
‘Unification yakgwa’ presented to soldiers as C... [Published Donga.com - Sep 10 2014]
Russian trade delegation visits Kaesong industr... [Published Itar Tass - Sep 05 2014]
Russian Trade Officials to Visit Inter-Korean I... [Published VOA News - Sep 03 2014]
Russian trade officials to visit Kaesong this week [Published Korea Times - Sep 03 2014]
With its water parks and new buildings, North K... [Published Washington Post - Sep 02 2014]
South Korea refuses to lift North Korea sanctions [Published Mangalorean - Sep 01 2014]
Jong-un’s slippery-slope diplomacy [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 31 2014]
Seoul reborn as a high tech metropolis [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 31 2014]
T3ME’s upcoming Beirut English Edition has a su... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Aug 27 2014]
Toxic chemicals hit N. Korean workers in joint ... [Published New Straits Times - Aug 27 2014]
NK workers at Gaeseong may have been exposed to... [Published Korea Times - Aug 27 2014]
Electromagnetic Warfare Is Here [Published Spectrum Online - Aug 25 2014]
Electromagnetic Warfare Is Here [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 25 2014]
A time for boldness [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 24 2014]
S. Korea offer for high-level talks with N. Kor... [Published Arirang - Aug 19 2014]
Pope's Plea For Peace Heartens Catholics, Fails... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
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Electromagnetic Warfare Is Here [Published IEEE Spectrum - Aug 25 2014]
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North Korea Launches Missiles in Latest Test-Fire [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 13 2014]
North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over the North's failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over U.S.-South Korean military ...
North Korea bans popular Choco Pie snack from S... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 04 2014]
Kim Jong-un has reportedly banned South Korean managers from giving a popular chocolate and marshmallow treat to employees at a North Korean factory in order to fight a growing black market for the snacks. About 120 South Korean companies employ more ...
North Korea: Is Perception Different from Reality? [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 05 2014]
By: Kevin Virgil at:  http://capitalistexploits.at/ This will be the third and final instalment (to better understand the context I encourage you to read  Part I and Part II ) on a short series of articles on the Democratic Peoples Republic of ...
South Korea To Install 1 MW Of Solar Panels On ... [Published Solarplaza.com, daily solar energy news - May 28 2014]
CLEANTECHNICA - Plans are still moving forward for the inter-Korean installation of 1 MW worth of solar panels on a North Korean factory park in the border town of Kaesong, despite rising tensions, according to recent reports. ...
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