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  1. Koreas to have talks on ex-first lady's NK visit next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Aides to late former President Kim Dae-jung said Friday they plan to make another trip to North Korea next week for discussions over an envisioned trip by the former leader's widow to the North. Lee Hee-ho, 93, who was the South's first lady during Kim's five-year tenure until 2003, is seeking to visit the communist nation as early as early July for humanitarian purposes.

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  2. North Korea ramping up efforts to prevent MERS outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crofs Blogs

    North Korea said Thursday it has been ramping up its efforts to prevent a possible outbreak of the MERS virus there. The North's Korean Central News Agency said that the North has been beefing up its monitoring at checkpoints, such as those at airports, ports and its border, and checking those who came from places where the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has been reported.

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  3. Two Koreas meet over ex-first lady's proposed N.K. visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Korea Herald

    Aides to late President Kim Dae-jung visited North Korea on Tuesday for discussion on a proposed trip there by Kim's widow, according to the center that commemorates the former president. Lee Hee-ho, who was the South's first lady during Kim's five-year tenure till 2003, is seeking to visit the communist nation as early as next month for humanitarian purposes, a move that may help ease tension on the divided peninsula.

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  4. S. Korean civilian group to visit Kaesong to discuss former first lady's tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Arirang TV

    A South Korean civilian group will visit North Korea today to discuss the details of a planned trip there by Lee Hee-ho, the widow of former President Kim Dae-jung. Seoul's unification ministry says it has permitted five representatives from the Kim Dae-jung Peace Center to travel to the North Korean border city of Kaesong.

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  5. S. Korea OKs meeting with N. Korea over ex-first lady's visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Korea Herald

    South Korea has approved a civilian group's visit to North Korea this week for discussions on a planned trip there by the widow of former President Kim Dae-jung, an official at the Unification Ministry said Monday. Lee Hee-ho, who was the South's first lady during Kim's five-year tenure till 2003, is seeking to visit the communist nation as early as next month, a move that may help ease tension on the divided peninsula.

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  6. Kim Dae-jung's Widow to Visit N.Korea Next MonthRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Chosun Ilbo

    Lee Hee-ho, the widow of ex-President Kim Dae-jung, is likely to visit North Korea next month. Unification Ministry spokesman Lim Byung-chul told reporters that the Kim Dae-jung Peace Center on last week sought government approval for Lee's trip.

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  7. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes growing engagement of China, IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | DNA India

    In his address to the university, Ban said the year 2015 is a "key year" for efforts to establish the ASEAN Community. "I look forward to seeing regional economic integration, including free movement of goods, services, investment, skilled labour and a freer flow of capital," he said.

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  8. Widow of SKorea President Kim Dae-jung to visit North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Big News Network.com

    ... official at South Korea's Kim Dae-jung Peace Center, said North Korea has proposed a June 30 meeting in Kaesong, North Korea, to discuss details of Lee's upcoming trip. South Korean newspaper Donga Ilbo reported North Korea's Kim had extended a ...

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  9. 2 Koreas to meet in Kaesong to discuss ex-First Lady Lee's visit to PyongyangRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | English Dong-A

    JUNE 27, 2015 06:45. . South and North Korea will have contact in Kaesong on Tuesday to discuss a visit to Pyongyang in July by former First Lady Lee Hee-ho, the wife of the late former President Kim Dae-jung.

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  10. South Korea's former first lady to visit PyongyangRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Big News Network.com

    The widow of former South Korean president Kim Dae-jung is likely to visit North Korea next month and meet with leader Kim Jong-un, an official said on Friday. Lee Hee-ho, 89, the first lady while Kim Dae-jung served in office from 1998 to 2003, has been awaiting a response from North Korea for her cross-border trip, which could help alleviate tension on the Korean Peninsula, Yonhap News Agency reported.

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  11. Pope's encyclical, Korean War and abortion: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Now that the pope has issued the latest encyclical dealing with the world crisis caused by climate change, it is time to put him in his place. Conservative talk-radio hosts and Republican candidates have been telling us for years that global warming is a myth put forth by liberals and not worthy of anyone's concern.

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  12. Orion submits bid for HomeplusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Korea Herald

    South Korean confectionery maker Orion Corp. said Thursday it has submitted a bid for Homeplus, the local unit of British retailer TESCO. " have submitted a preliminary bid for the Homeplus acquisition to the potential seller," the company said in a regulatory filing posted after the stock market closing.

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  13. N. Koreans in Middle East Told to Stay Put Over MERS FearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Big News Network.com

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  14. N. Korea says it has 'cure' for Ebola, AIDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | New Vision

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un seen here inspecting a firing contest of AA artillery personnel at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea says it has developed a vaccine that is "very effective" in treating MERS, Ebola and AIDS, the state mouthpiece KCNA reported, as well as a range of other diseases that modern medicine is yet to find a cure for.

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  15. North Korea Claims to Have Discovered Cure for MERS, Ebola and AIDS,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | E! Online

    North Korea announced today that they have created a drug that can allegedly both cure and prevent MERS, Ebola, Sars and AIDS. "Malicious virus infections like SARS, Ebola, and MERS are diseases that are related to immune systems, so they can be easily treated by Kumdang-2 injection drug, which is a strong immune reviver," the agency said.

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  16. North Korea Vaccine Claims Say Drug Can Prevent, Cure MERS VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | News Max

    North Korea's state-run news agency reported that scientists there have developed a vaccine for the MERS virus while South Korea fights to contain the disease with 24 confirmed deaths and 166 infections. The Korean Central News Agency stated Friday that North Korea's Pugang Pharmaceutic Co.

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  17. North Korea says it has 'cure' for MERS, Ebola, AidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Channelnewsasia.com

    North Korea claims the drug, known as Kumdang-2, is able to treat everything from AIDS to tuberculosis and cancer. File photo of the inter-Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex is seen across the demilitarised zone separating North Korea from South Korea.

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  18. North Korea claims it has a cure for MERSRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Big News Network.com

    The remedy contains "rare earth resources" and includes ginseng extract, cultivated in the North Korean city of Kaesong with the aid of fertilizer, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Friday. North Korea's independently developed "Kumdang No.

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  19. Rodong Sinmun Calls for Preserving and Implementing North-South Joint DeclarationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Korean News

    Rodong Sinmun Monday dedicates an editorial to mark the 15th anniversary of the publication of the June 15 joint declaration. The past 15 years go to clearly prove that respecting and sincerely implementing the declaration is the key to the improved inter-Korean relations and the guarantee for independent and peaceful reunification.

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  20. N. Korea demands action against possible...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Korea Herald

    North Korea has asked South Korea to take measures to block the cross-border spread of a viral respiratory illness that has killed 16 people in the South in recent weeks, the Unification Ministry said Monday. The communist North is concerned about the possibility of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome spilling over into its territory through the Kaesong Industrial Complex, a major joint venture with South Korea.

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