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Complexities of Bush's world redoubled

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- As President George W. Bush prepares to welcome Chinese President Jiang Zemin to his Texas ranch Friday, the world and the issues between the two countries have
NICHOLAS M. HORROCK, UPI Chief White House Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 8, the 281st day of 2002 with 84 to follow.
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N Korean capitalist runs afoul of Beijing

SHANGHAI, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- From the beginning, the whole thing seemed just too bizarre to be true: A Chinese-born Dutch tycoon, tasked with introducing capitalism to the world's last communist economy and given a post in the North Korean government, proclaiming the Stalinist state
CHRISTIAN WADE, UPI Business Correspondent

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US sending envoy to Pyongyang

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- An American envoy will soon travel to North Korea to re-open discussions about security and other issues, despite continued distrust of the Pyongyang regime, which President George W. Bush has labeled part of the "axis of evil," the White House said on We
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Analysis: North Korea on capitalist path?

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Is North Korea following in China's footsteps by gradually introducing market forces into its economy? Less than three months after embracing unprecedented market reforms, the long-isolated communist state opened up one of its major cities to internationa
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Business Correspondent

Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the second of two wrap-ups for Sept. 11.

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Koreas to build massive industrial park

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- North and South Korea moved towards closer economic cooperation Friday as they agreed on projects -- including a huge industrial park -- that officials and analysts in the south said would benefit both sides. The agreement, which coincides with new North
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Correspondent

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Think tanks wrap-up I

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the first of two wrap-ups for Aug. 7.

Analysis: The cost of unification-I

It has been an eventful month in Korea. The north and south rumps of an erstwhile unified Korea have agreed to reconvene, at North Korea's rare request, cabinet-level talks severed nearly a year ago.
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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Analysis: N.Korea edges toward free market

SEOUL, July 25 (UPI) -- Is North Korea seeking a capitalist therapy to heal its economy ruined by decades-long mismanagement and rigid central planning? The communist state's propaganda machines are still touting triumphs of socialism despite "all sorts of tempests of history,"
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Business Correspondent

A Blast from the Past

Today is July 8.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today is July 8.
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A Blast from the Past

Today is July 8.
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S.Korea eyes North's mobile market

SEOUL, June 6 (UPI) -- South Korea is moving toward making inroads into a mobile phone market in North Korea, one of the world's most shut-off countries. A delegation from the government and mobile carriers and electronics giants has traveled to the communist state this week to
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Business Correspondent

Internet cafe opens in N.Korea

SEOUL, May 28 (UPI) -- North Koreans have been given a rare opportunity to surf the Internet, play online games and use e-mail as an Internet cafe has recently opened in the world's most shut-off country, a South Korean software company said Tuesday.
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Correspondent

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Korea's Peace Motors readies opening

SEOUL, April 1 (UPI) -- South Korea's Pyeonghwa Motors hopes to build peace along with automobiles on the divided peninsula through a joint venture with North Korea it says will help both nations become better off.
JONG-HEON LEE, UPI Business Correspondent
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