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Anger in Tokyo after N Korea delays report on abductions

29-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

Hopes for an imminent resolution to North Korea’s abductions of Japanese citizens during the Cold War have dimmed after Pyongyang failed to produce a promised report on [...]
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N Korea Installing Mobile ICBMs: Alaska Within Range

29-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Christianitydaily | 6:00 AM

Yonhap News reported that the North Korea military (KPA) has started deploying mobile missile launchers for its most recent Scud class intercontinental ballistic missiles [...]
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Where is Kim Jong-un? N Korea leader not seen for weeks

29-Sep-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Kim Jong-un has not been seen since September 3, even missing a high-level meeting of North Korea’s Supreme People’s Assembly. Few people have any idea where he [...]
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N Korea inching toward mobile long-range missile, Locklear says

N Korea inching toward mobile long-range missile, Locklear says

29-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s military is taking steps to field a road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile that could threaten the United States, the head of American forces in [...]
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Korea to Invest in Burma’s Ailing Infrastructure

29-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Asiabriefing | 6:00 AM

South Korea is set to invest $US 56.86 million into developing Myanmar’s infrastructure, according to the Southeast Asian nation’s state-run media. The [...]
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Japan PM Abe says seeks better ties with China, S Korea, Russia

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said he wants to improve relations with China, South Korea and Russia, while acknowledging difficulties facing ties with his [...]
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N Korea calls anti-government leaflet drop ‘grave provocation’

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 9:00 AM

North Korea has condemned the launch of the latest batch of anti-government leaflets sent by activists across the border by balloon from South Korea, warning that it could be [...]
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Hyundai Motor union to extend partial strike after $10 billion land bid

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:00 AM

Hyundai Motor’s labour union in South Korea decided to extend a partial strike over wages to next week, a union spokesman said on Friday, angered by the $10 billion bid [...]
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Boards of Hyundai Motor affiliates approve signing of $10 billion land deal

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:00 AM

The boards of Hyundai Motor Co and two affiliates on Friday approved the signing of their 10.55 trillion won ($10.12 billion) deal to buy a plot of land in Seoul valued at [...]
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US Teens Refine Plans to Hack N Korea

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 9:00 AM

For Justice Suh, it began with RuneScape, a medieval-themed online fantasy role-playing game. Tired of spending hours clicking a mouse to make his avatar chop wood, the [...]
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Korea Bonds Complete Longest Weekly Rally Since ’12 on Rate Bets

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 9:00 AM

South Korea’s three-year sovereign bonds rose for a fifth week, the longest winning streak since August 2012, on bets the central bank will cut interest rates for the [...]
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Japan demands quick NKorea report on abductions

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 9:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe demanded Thursday that North Korea quickly complete an investigation into Japanese citizens believed to have been abducted by the [...]
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Digging, ‘isolation’: US man’s life in N. Korea prison

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 9:00 AM

An American man recently sentenced by North Korea to six years of hard labour says he is digging in fields eight hours a day and being kept in isolation, but that so far his [...]
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N. Korea Economic Reforms Show Kim Jong Un’s Growing Power

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 9:00 AM

North Korea recently held a foreign investment conference in Dalian, China to recruit businesspeople to help develop designated international tourist areas along the coast of [...]
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UN N Korea Food Programme in Danger

27-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 9:00 AM

The United Nations aid programme for malnourished North Koreans may close after raising only a fraction of the money it needs to operate in the country, a senior UN official [...]
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