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Monday Jul 21 | Xinhuanet

S. Korea, DPRK resume joint excavation of ancient palace: S. Korean official

A group of South Korean historians will visit the border town of Kaesong of Democratic People's Republic of Korea over the next few weeks to resume a joint excavation of an ancient royal palace site, South Korea's unification ministry said on Monday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Nerve News

UN chief deplores North Korea's missile launches

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon deplored the recent missile launches by North Korea, urging it to work towards building mutual trust with its neighbours.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

North Korea launches missiles in latest test-fire

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over the North's failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over U.S.-South Korean military drills.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

N.Korea Fires 2 More Ballistic Missiles from Near DMZ

North Korea fired another two short-range ballistic missiles from an area north of Kaesong, only about 20 km away from the demilitarized zone, into the East Sea on early Sunday morning.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Media: North Korea again test-fires missiles

South Korean military officials could not immediately confirm the reports by Japan's Kyodo and South Korea's Yonhap news agencies.

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The Island Packet

Seoul: North Korea again test-fires projectiles

The projectiles were fired from the North Korean city of Kaesong near the border with the South and had a range of about 500 kilometers , said a South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff official who spoke on condition of anonymity because of department rules.

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USA Today

Media: North Korea again test-fires missiles

South Korean and Japanese media say North Korea has launched two ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast in its latest test-firing.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

National Post

North Korea bans popular Choco Pie snack from South Korea to 'avoid ideological unrest': reports

Kim Jong-un has reportedly banned South Korean managers from giving a popular chocolate and marshmallow treat to employees at a North Korean factory in order to fight a growing black market for the snacks.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

MarketWatch

North Korea tries to cure Choco Pie addiction

Like Lucky Strikes in war-ravaged Europe after World War II and Levi's jeans behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War, South Korea's Orion Choco Pies are a de facto currency in some parts of North Korea.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Independent

North Korea bans workers from receiving 'Choco Pies' as black market trade flourishes

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

N.Korea Bans Choco Pies from Kaesong Complex

North Korea has apparently told South Korean businesses in the joint Kaesong Industrial Complex to stop handing out Choco Pie snacks to the North Korean workers there.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

English Dong-A

N. Korea claims 'successful test of tactical guided missile'

N.K. claims 'successful test of tactical guided missile' . JUNE 28, 2014 04:45. . North Korea announced on Friday that it successfully conducted test firing of a newly developed tactical guided missile, with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in attendance.

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Suria

S. Korea defence chief apologises for...

South Korea's defence minister apologised Friday to the relatives of victims of a shooting rampage by an army conscript for suggesting that those killed had been bullying the gunman.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Standard

SKorea and NKorea hold fifth meeting on Kaesong Industrial Zone

The north-south joint commission for Kaesong Industrial Zone on Thursday held its fifth meeting, the official KCNA news agency of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea reported.

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Korean News

Young People and Students Vow to Take Revenge on U.S. Imperialists

A meeting of young people and students to vow to take revenge on the U.S. imperialists took place at the plaza in Kaesong City on June 25, the day of struggle against the U.S. imperialists.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Korea Herald

Koreas resume Kaesong park meeting after 6-month hiatus

South and North Korea reopened their quarterly meeting on a joint industrial complex to discuss management issues on Thursday following a six-month suspension sparked by heightened cross-border tensions.

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The Standard

Seoul, Pyongyang reopen talks on Kaesong industrial park

North and South Korea resumed talks Thursday on managing their Kaesong joint industrial zone, after a six-month hiatus caused by rising tensions between Pyongyang and Seoul.

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Arirang TV

Koreas meet for talks on matters related to Kaesong complex

Our top story this morning Officials from the two Koreas are holding talks on ways to improve the management of their jointly-run Kaesong Industrial Complex.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

English Dong-A

Experts to visit Kaesong to resume dictionary publishing

Experts to visit Kaesong for dictionary publishing . JUNE 25, 2014 03:33. . Officials from South Korea will visit the North Korean city of Kaesong to resume a project to jointly publish a "large dictionary of the Korean language," which remained suspended for four years after the May 24, 2010 sanctions imposed by the South.

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