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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

S. Korea charges 4 with illegally importing N. Korean coal

South Korean prosecutors have charged four people with illegally importing North Korean coal via Russia in violation of U.N. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 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

For Leverage Against U.S., North Korea"s Kim Seeks Help From Old Friends

South Korea’s president said he expects North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet with the leaders of Russia and China soon, as Pyongyang turns to two old backers ahead of a possible second summit with President Trump......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 8th, 2018

Despite Warning From U.S., North Korean Coal Slipped Into South

A coal shipment that arrived in South Korea last fall exposed a gap in the global effort to enforce sanctions on Pyongyang......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 13th, 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

Craddick: Today"s Korea Quake & The Path Forward After The Hanoi Summit

More than a few eyebrows were raised this evening after reports, from South Korean news, that an "artificial" quake has taken place in North Korea, which was immediately spun .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 7th, 2019

South Korea Promises to Aid United States and North Korea in Reaching a Nuclear Agreement

The failed talks only made South Korea’s role “more important," President Moon Jae-in said Friday. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said his administra.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 1st, 2019

Stocks exposed to North Korea are getting pounded after talks break down

South Korean stocks were particularly badly hit, with South Korea's Kospi dropping close to 2%......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 28th, 2019

Asia Markets: Asian markets slip after weak China data, no deal from U.S.-North Korea summit

Asian stocks fell Thursday, with South Korean stocks leading losses after a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended early without a deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 28th, 2019

Businesses eye a return to North Korea

Over 100 South Korean companies were orde.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 24th, 2019

Kim Jong Un Purges Wealthy Elite and Critics of Outreach to U.S.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has exiled, imprisoned or executed some 50 to 70 people and seized assets as he eliminates critics of his outreach to the U.S. and the South and targets the moneyed elite, says a report......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 20th, 2019

South Korea to Pay More Under New Military Deal With U.S.

The U.S. and South Korea signed a one-year deal outlining the shared costs of their military alliance, removing a potential distraction ahead of the second summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for late this month......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 11th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: No plans to pull U.S. troops from South Korea, Trump says

President Donald Trump said Sunday he has no plans to withdraw U.S. troops from South Korea, potentially assuaging worries in Seoul as Trump’s end-of-the-month summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un approaches......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 3rd, 2019

North Korea’s vision of coal-fueled economy bodes ill for people"s well-being

North Korean leader Kim Jong .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 29th, 2019

North Korea’s vision of coal-fueled economy bodes ill for people"s well-being

North Korean leader Kim J.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 29th, 2019

North Korea Offers South a Year-End Message of Peace

Seoul says Kim Jong Un, in a letter to President Moon Jae-in, showed a “strong will” to pursue a visit to the South Korean capital, after a planned trip in 2018 failed to materialize......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 31st, 2018

North and South Korea Hope to Leave Hostility Behind With a New Railroad Linking the Peninsula

Construction is dependent on the denuclearization of the north, as international sanctions stand in the way. North and South Korean officials took part in a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday, signing a woode.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 26th, 2018

Koreas hold groundbreaking ceremony for railway project

South Korean officials have traveled to North Korea by train to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for an aspirational project to modernize North Korean railways and roads and connect them with the South......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 25th, 2018

Kim"s Seoul Trip on Ice as Korean Detente Cools

Cracks in the hard-won detente between North and South Korea are emerging, raising doubts about the path ahead after a year of warming ties......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjDec 13th, 2018