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North Korean Coal, Iron Smuggled to the South via Russia

Three South Koreans illegally imported North Korean coal and iron via Russia in violation of sanctions, exposing a crack in the U.S.-led campaign to cut off trade with Pyongyang......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

South Korea: North Korean coal entered its ports illegally

South Korea said a total of 35,000 tons of North Korean coal and pig iron worth $5.8 million illegally entered its ports last year, in possible violations of UN sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 10th, 2018

South Korea seeks progress on denuclearization, proposes East Asian railroad community with China, Japan, Russia, and US

A third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 2018

South Korea Suspects 9,000 Tons of North Korean Coal Made It Into the Country

Seoul is looking for the suspected North Korean coal that entered its ports last year despite a ban on such shipments, in what would be another example of Pyongyang exploiting gaps in the U.S.-led sanctions regime......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

A Korean mother and son were reunited after more than six decades apart

Associated Press A Korean mother and son were reunited after 68 years apart. The pair were separated during the chaos of the Korean War in 1953. About 20,000 people living in North and South Korea  have participated in 20 rounds of reunion.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 55 min. ago

U.S. Blacklists Russian, Chinese Firms It Says Aided North Korean Shipments

The U.S. put Russia and China on notice that it is unhappy with their enforcement of sanctions on North Korea by taking action against companies in those countries it said aided North Korea’s shipping industry......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 15th, 2018

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in will come face-to-face again in September

Korea Summit Press Pool/Getty Images North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 13th, 2018

North Korea Rebuffs South at Regional Summit

North Korea rejected a South Korean offer for their delegations to meet during a diplomatic summit in Singapore this weekend, choosing instead to meet with China as it sought to broaden its economic ties and avert talks over its nuclear program......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 4th, 2018

Economic Worries Bring South Korea"s Moon Down to Earth

Concern over the state of the economy is now eroding support for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has spent much of his 15 months in power focused on engaging with North Korea......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 3rd, 2018

Thousands of North Korean Workers Enter Russia Despite U.N. Ban

Russia is letting thousands of new North Korean laborers enter the country and issuing fresh work permits—actions U.S. officials say potentially violate sanctions aimed at cutting cash flows to Pyongyang and coercing it into giving up nuclear weapons......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 2nd, 2018

Russia Issuing North Korean Work Permits Despite U.N. Ban

Russia is letting thousands of new North Korean laborers enter the country and issuing fresh work permits—actions U.S. officials say potentially violate sanctions aimed at cutting cash flows to Pyongyang and coercing it into giving up nuclear weapons......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 2nd, 2018

South Korea"s military considering pulling troops away from DMZ border "on a trial basis" amid eased tensions with North Korea

AFP South Korea is reportedly considering withdrawing some military forces and equipment from guard posts on the border with North Korea on a "trial basis." It's part of the South Korean defense ministr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 24th, 2018

Companies See Glimmers of Opportunity in North Korea

North Korea, one of the world’s most difficult business environments, looks promising to a number of South Korean corporations and their advisers with an eye on the country’s labor market and vast mineral reserves......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 23rd, 2018

North Korean economy "shrinking at fastest rate in 20 years"

North Korea’s economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017 South Korea’s central bank says, in a clear sign international sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes have hit growth hard. Grace Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 20th, 2018

North and South Korea Building Business

South Korea plans to revise a law to foster inter-Korean exchanges and support companies doing business with the North, the unification ministry said Tuesday. The law revision would oblig.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 17th, 2018

North Korean restaurant manager claims South Korean intelligence services blackmailed him into defecting

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 16th, 2018

North Korean restaurant manger claims South Korean intelligence services blackmailed him into defecting

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 16th, 2018

Accentuate the Positive: North Korea Is Looking to Build Trust, Moon Says

South Korean President Moon Jae-in played down concerns that North Korea is reneging on its pledges to dismantle its nuclear-weapons program, in his first public response to Pyongyang’s statement last week that its will to denuclearize had been shaken......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

North Korea Is Looking to Build Trust, South Korea"s Moon Says

South Korean President Moon Jae-in played down concerns that North Korea is reneging on its pledges to dismantle its nuclear-weapons program, in his first public response to Pyongyang’s statement last week that its will to denuclearize had been shaken......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

South Korea Permits Screening of North Korean Films Amid Diplomatic Thaw

Six short movies and three full-length films will be shown at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, which begins on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 10th, 2018

U.N. Official Seeks Inquiry Into Defection of North Korean Waitresses

A U.N. official called for an investigation into the 2016 defection of restaurant workers to the South, saying at least some of them appeared to have been deceived into leaving and hinting that Seoul officials were responsible......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 10th, 2018