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Hyonhee Shin

Cheap solar panels power consumer appliance boom in North Korea

Apr 18 2019

SEOUL Years after they first appeared in North Korea, increasingly cheap and available solar panels are giving a boost to consumer consumption and industry as Pyongyang tries to limit the impact of tough international sanctions.

South Korea's Moon pushes for summit with North Korea's Kim despite nuclear standoff

Apr 15 2019

SEOUL South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Monday he will pursue "in earnest" another summit with Kim Jong Un despite the North Korean leader's recent criticism of Seoul's self-proclaimed role as a mediator in stalled nuclear talks.

North Korea's new nominal head of state guided Kim Jong Un from the beginning

Apr 12 2019

SEOUL North Korea's new nominal head of state is a long-time loyalist with deep ties to the ruling Kim family and whose fortunes have closely followed the rise of leader Kim Jong Un, analysts said.

North Korea's new nominal head of state guided Kim Jong Un from the beginning

Apr 12 2019

SEOUL North Korea's new nominal head of state is a long-time loyalist with deep ties to the ruling Kim family and whose fortunes have closely followed the rise of leader Kim Jong Un, analysts said.

North Korea's new nominal head of state guided Kim Jong Un from the beginning

Apr 12 2019

SEOUL North Korea's new nominal head of state is a long-time loyalist with deep ties to the ruling Kim family and whose fortunes have closely followed the rise of leader Kim Jong Un, analysts said.

South Korea's Moon to meet Trump over stalled North Korea talks

Mar 29 2019

SEOUL Senior South Korean officials, including President Moon Jae-in, are launching a series of meetings with U.S. counterparts in a bid to jumpstart stalled denuclearization talks with North Korea and mend fraying ties in their alliance.

'A target on the back': North Korea embassy raid thrusts shadowy group into the spotlight

Mar 27 2019

SEOUL A shadowy group seeking to overthrow North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been thrust into the international spotlight after a Spanish court investigating a break-in at North Korea's embassy in Madrid named apparent members as suspects. | Video

South Korea's unification minister nominee says North Korea can't have nukes, prosperity

Mar 26 2019

SEOUL South Korea's nominee for unification minister said on Tuesday that North Korea cannot expect to achieve a prosperous economy and keep its weapons programs, as nuclear talks have stalled since the collapse of a U.S.-North Korea summit last month.

North Korea quits liaison office in setback for South after new U.S. sanctions

Mar 22 2019

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea on Friday pulled out of a liaison office with the South, in a major setback for Seoul, just hours after the United States imposed the first new sanctions on the North since the second U.S.-North Korea summit broke down last month. | Video

Figure skating: ISU clears Bell after on-ice collision with Lim

Mar 21 2019

TOKYO/SEOUL American skater Mariah Bell could meet with Lim Eun-soo later on Friday to apologize for making contact with the South Korean during a warm-up at the World Championships and leaving the teenager with a cut leg, the Korea Skating Union (KSU) said.

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