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  • N. Korea: Seoul monitors possible N.K. military realignment in Kaesong

    04/29/2013 6:38:39 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2013/04/29
    Seoul monitors possible N.K. military realignment in Kaesong By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's defense ministry said Monday it is closely watching North Korea's moves near a suspended joint industrial zone amid rising concern the North many increase its military presence in the border area. Angered by joint South Korea-U.S. military drills, Pyongyang earlier this month pulled its workers out of the Kaesong Industrial Complex and banned South Koreans from crossing the border to bring food and supplies. After Pyongyang rejected Seoul's offer of talks to resolve the weeks-long stalemate, the South Korean government on Friday...
  • N. Korea threatens to pull out its workers from Kaesong park

    04/03/2013 10:54:25 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 12 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2013/04/04
    2013/04/04 14:28 KST N. Korea threatens to pull out its workers from Kaesong park SEOUL, April 4 (Yonhap) -- North Korea threatened Thursday to pull out tens of thousands of its workers from the joint inter-Korean industrial complex if South Korea continues to insult Pyongyang's dignity. The latest threat comes as the North has banned the entry of South Koreans workers and vehicles into the complex in the North's western border city of Kaesong for a second straight day, though it is allowing South Koreans there to return home. If South Korea keeps "vociferating about the zone, we will take...
  • N. Korea only allowing S. Korean workers to leave Kaesong, banning entry

    04/02/2013 8:39:22 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 41 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2013/04/03
    2013/04/03 11:25 KST N. Korea only allowing S. Korean workers to leave Kaesong, banning entry SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) -- North Korea said Wednesday it will ban South Korean workers from entering the inter-Korean industrial park in Kaesong, only allowing South Koreans now staying at the North Korean border town to return home. Seoul's Ministry of Unification said that it received an official notification to the effect from the North earlier in the day. "South Korea's government deeply regrets the entry ban and urges it be lifted immediately," ministry spokesman Kim Hyung-seok said in a press conference. He said every...
  • N. Korea declares inter-Korean contracts on Kaesong venture invalid (more escalation)

    05/15/2009 12:16:39 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 6 replies · 343+ views
    Yonhap News ^ | 05/15/09
    N. Korea declares inter-Korean contracts on Kaesong venture invalid SEOUL, May 15 (Yonhap) -- North Korea said Friday it has nullified all contracts with South Korea on the operations of a joint industrial venture in Kaesong and told South Korean firms to leave the park if they cannot accept it. "We declare the nullification of all incumbent regulations and contracts regarding the Kaesong industrial complex," the North's government agency in charge of the border-town industrial park said in a statement carried by its official Korean Central News Agency. While threatening to terminate the existing contract terms, the agency vowed to...
  • N. Korea: A Fashion Show in Kae-sung

    05/26/2005 8:52:56 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 5 replies · 636+ views
    AP & Chosun Ilbo ^ | 05/26/05 | Lee Jae-Won
    South Korean actress Kim Tae-hee, center, participates in a fashion show held by South Korean apparel maker Shinwon company in the inter-Korean industrial park in Kaesong, just a few hundred meters (yards) north of the heavily fortified Demilitarised Zone that divides the Korean peninsula, Thursday, May 26, 2005. Hundreds of South Koreans crossed the border into North Korea on Thursday to watch South Korean models strut down a runway in clothes made by North Korean workers at a new joint industrial park. (AP Photo/Lee Jae-Won, Pool)