Korea Becomes the Largest Export Trade Partner of Changsha County

From January to September, the total export-import volume of Changsha County reached 1.78 billion yuan, including USD 510 million in processing trade, a year-on-year increase of 76.5%. Electromechanical, high and new technologic products and agricultural products become the main driving forces of the export growth. Both export and import figures have been steadily rising. The […]

China calls for DPRK, ROK to remain calm, restrained

China calls for DPRK, ROK to remain calm, restrained

China on Saturday called for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea(ROK) to keep calm and restrained to safeguard the peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula. “China expects related parties to remain calm and restrained, not to take provocative or radical actions and jointly safeguard the peace and stability […]

DPRK denounces S. Korean president’s pledge to safeguard NLL

DPRK denounces S. Korean president’s pledge to safeguard NLL

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday lashed out at South Korean President Lee Myung-bak’s pledge to defend the Northern Limit Line (NLL). The “ghostlike line” is a “root cause of confrontation and conflict” between the two sides, a spokesperson for the DPRK’s Policy Department of the National Defense Commission was quoted by […]

U.S., Japan, ROK to meet on DPRK

U.S., Japan, ROK to meet on DPRK

Officials from the United States, Japan and Republic of Korea (ROK) will meet next week in Tokyo on issues relating to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) , the U.S. State Department said on Thursday. The trilateral dialogue slated for Oct. 17 will be attended by Glyn Davies, U.S. special representative for DPRK policy, […]

DPRK denounces S. Korean navy’s warning shots as military provocation

DPRK denounces S. Korean navy’s warning shots as military provocation

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has denounced the warning shots fired at its fishing boats by South Korean warships along their disputed western sea border as acts of provocation. A report from the official KCNA news agency said on Saturday that South Korea’s actions were “nothing but an adventurous military provocation.” KCNA also […]

DPRK fishing boats cross tense sea border with S. Korea

Six to seven fishing boats from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) crossed a tense maritime border with South Korea Wednesday, local media reported. The boats were spotted at 11:20 a.m. local time in waters off Yeonpyeong Island, a front-line island the DPRK shelled in 2010, near the western sea border called Northern Limit […]

31 Chinese fishermen missing in S. Korea due to typhoon

Two Chinese fishing boats capsized Tuesday in waters about 1.8 kilometers from the port of Hwasun in Jeju’s Seogwipo due to gale-force winds and high waves caused by Typhoon Bolaven, South Korea’s official news agency Yonhap quoted coast guard officials as saying. The accident which occurred around 2:40 a.m. local time left 31 Chinese fishermen […]

South Korea rejects North’s terrorism allegations

South Korea rejects North’s terrorism allegations

South Korea is calling “ridiculous” a North Korean claim that activists based in Seoul are behind alleged acts of sabotage in the North. South Korea’s Unification Ministry says police and the National Intelligence Service are taking necessary measures to protect four people, including a freshman lawmaker, threatened by Pyongyang. In an unusual announcement Tuesday, North […]