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According to the declaration issued by Kim and Roh after their two two-hour discussions in Pyongyang, the two Koreas agreed to create a “special peace and cooperation zone in the West Sea,” encompassing Haeju in the North, in a bid to proactively push ahead with the creation of a joint fishing zone and ...
While it does not concern the land-based section of the DMZ, another area expected to receive major focus at the summit is the restoration of a “joint fishing area” and “peace area” in the waters near the Northern Limit Line (NLL) in the West Sea, which was agreed upon at a 2007 inter-Korean summit (Item ...

The map consists of creating three economic belts shaped like the alphabet H. These are the energy-resource belt in the East Sea, the industry-logistics and distribution-transportation belt in the West Sea and the environment-tourism belt at the Demilitarized Zone. The Korean government aims to create ...
What's the route? The 107.7 mile route passes through the counties of the Vale of Glamorgan, Bridgend, Swansea and Carmarthen. Riders will be able to tackle the Laleston Leg Stretcher, Swansea West sea front, Burry Port Harbour and the Bonvilston Bolt. Organisers remind riders it's a challenge not a ...
Both sides agreed that illegal fishing by Chinese boats on the South Korean side of the West Sea has been trending down since early 2017 but voiced concerns over continuing illegalities and violence by Chinese fishermen coming to South Korean waters. South Korea called on China to take "strong and ...
NDO - The Mekong River Basin is currently in the mid-dry season of 2017-2018. The Mekong Delta is strongly affected by two different tidal regimes in the East Sea and the West Sea. During the tides, if winds (especially the East Sea wind) occur, they would increase the salinity intrusion on the main ...

In 2007, former president Roh Moo Hyun agreed to establish what the two sides called a "peaceful and cooperation zone" on the West Sea to promote the exploitation of marine resources and avoid cross-border skirmishes. The ambitious plan was never fulfilled as Mr Roh was replaced by another ...
The Consultative Committee's proposed Article 1 confers 'constitutional status' on the Hague ruling and introduces the concept of 'sovereign rights' to the constitution. Pia Ranada · @piaranada. Published 3:35 PM, April 19, 2018. Updated 4:49 PM, April 20, 2018. SOVEREIGN RIGHTS. The Consultative Committee ...
The five West Sea islands are directly south of the Northern Limit Line, the disputed maritime boundary between South and North Korea, and have featured a number of military clashes in recent decades including the Cheonan sinking and the North Korean shelling of Yeongpyeong Island. The fisherman ...
It stated: “The "prime minister" of south Korea said in his "commemorative address" that the West Sea was exposed to constant threat and even an inch on the sea should not be allowed to be intruded.” The Pyongyang's Workers' Party newspaper warned the South Koreans could be in “serious trouble” if ...
When they are packed and secured, the volunteers gather on the Gwanghwa Island and throw the water bottles into the West Sea. They then flow up shore to the Hwanghae and Kangwon Provinces, where information access and freedom of movement is even more restricted than in the rest of North Korea.
Punters flocked to the Dongara-Irwin Race Club for a full card of racing on Easter Saturday, with Jacquelyn Scott's runner Sea Tryst winning the XXXX Dongara Cup (1850m). Experience proved telling from the mature nine-year-old gelding, with Casey Hunter setting a solid early pace in the saddle.
North Korea A soldier stands guard in front of the Unha-3 (Milky Way 3) rocket sitting on a launch pad at the West Sea Satellite Launch Site, during a guided media tour by North Korean authorities in the northwest of Pyongyang April 8, 2012. REUTERS/Bobby Yip. North Korea appears to be planning a ...
China also came under the scanner after US spy satellites, at the end of December, spotted Chinese tankers selling oil to North Korean ships on the West Sea. It was said that Beijing had sold oil to Pyongyang about 30 times between October and December despite the US and the UN imposing sanctions ...
We have not given up an inch of sea in the West Sea, and we cannot do so in the future," he said. Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon speaks during a ceremony held on March 23, 2018, at a national cemetery in the central city of Daejeon to commemorate North Korea's 2010 sinking of the South Korean warship ...
The West Sea Grand Canyon, one of the major spot in the Huangshan Mountain Scenic Area, has been re-opened to the public since Thursday after nearly four months of “hibernation”. Another attraction - Celestial Capital Peak - is scheduled to resume operation on April 1, said the administration of the ...
One possible suggestion could be to create a "peace zone" on the West Sea that was mooted by former President Roh Moon-hyun when he met then-North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in 2007. It envisions a special economic zone in the North's Haeju and a joint fishery zone around the Northern Limit Line, ...

Analysis of commercial satellite imagery suggests that the Korean People's Navy's (KPN's) West Sea Fleet is continuing a refit programme for its ageing fleet of 'Romeo'-class (Project 033) diesel-electric conventional patrol submarines (SSs). Captured on 30 November 2017 the imagery shows a 76.6 ...
In 2010, North Korea sank a South Korean warship, killing more than forty sailors. The bold attack, conducted in secret by submarine, was the deadliest incident between the two countries in decades. Although Pyongyang's involvement was suspected from the outset, an international commission set up to ...
North Korean cargo ships wait their turn for entry to the West Sea Barrage dividing the Taedong River and the port of Nampo from the West Sea of Korea in April 2011. Latest US sanctions announced by President Donald Trump will target almost all ships used by North Korea. AFP. GENEVA, Switzerland ...
Three economic belts have been proposed to connect the two Koreas economically: an energy-resource belt on the East Sea coast, an industry-logistics and distribution-transportation belt in the West Sea coast, and an environment-tourism belt at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The RRI, which is run by the ...
This suggests the North will eventually move the units to forward-deployed positions closer to South Korean islands in the West Sea. Specifically, Bermudez says, construction activity has been detected at two new North Korean hovercraft bases Sasŭlp'o (사슬포/고암포) and Yŏnbong-ni (련봉리). This may ...
Marine Corps commander inspects defense posture at front-line islands in West Sea. By Yonhap. Published : Feb 16, 2018 - 15:50; Updated : Feb 16, 2018 - 15:50. The commandant of South Korea's Marine Corps inspected the defense posture at two of the front-line islands near North Korea on Friday. Lt. Gen. Jun Jin-goo ...
Cyclone Gita, which ravaged Tonga over Monday night hours, has now passed out to sea away from the Southern Lau islands of Fiji. But contact has been lost with the Lau islands of Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa as wind gusts of up to 190km/h hammered the islands. Fiji's National Disaster Managment Office ...
A North Korean delegation set to visit the South on Friday will travel via a private jet, Seoul's unification ministry said on Thursday. The DPRK reportedly notified Seoul of its travel plans in a message on Thursday afternoon, saying that the delegation will depart from Pyongyang, flying using the West Sea ...
FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un smokes a cigarette at the General Satellite Control and Command Center after the launch of the Unha-3 (Milky Way 3) rocket carrying the second version of Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite at West Sea Satellite Launch Site in Cholsan county, North Pyongan ...
The troupe is likely to take a West sea, on a direct flight between Seoul and Pyongyang. More details will be discussed through document exchanges using the Panmunjom communication channel. The East Pyongyang Grand Theatre has about 1,500 seats and the Ryugyong Chung Ju-yung Gymnasium, ...
Hyun Song-wol, musical director of the North Korean Samjiyon Orchestra, and South Korean composer Yoon Sang, enter the Tongilgak building on the North Korean side of the Panmunjeom Joint Security Area to hold working level-talks about South Korean musical performances in Pyongyang on Mar. 20.
In neighbouring Portugal, Lisnave has a long history of activity of cruise ship repairs and along with West Sea - Estaleiros Navais, Lda, NavalRocha S.A and Arsenal do Alfeite, SA has confirmed it will exhibit at industry trade show Seatrade Cruise Med; helping to showcase the region's strength in this sector ...
Since the 1970s, consumption figures have nearly doubled to more than 20 kilos per person per year. In the West, sea fish is more popular among older people. 'The population is stagnating in the West and most Westerners permit themselves the better, more expensive varieties, such as salmon,' he adds.
Incheon Port, which is emerging as a hub for logistics around the West Sea of Korea, is managed by the Incheon Port Authority (IPA). Nam Bong-hyun, head of IPA, is so busy that he cannot catch the passage of time. Nowadays, as part of 'National Safety Assessment', Nam is working on safety checks on ...
Moon's new economic map vision specifically involves integrating the South and North Korean markets into a single Korean Peninsula economic zone to be developed in three economic belts (energy and resources in the East Sea region; industry, distribution, and transportation in the West Sea region; and ...
The South Korean Unification Ministry announced on Feb. 22 that a high-ranking North Korean delegation led by Workers' Party Central Committee vice chairman and United Front Department director Kim Yong-chol will be visiting South Korea from Feb. 25-27. The photo shows Kim (standing on the right) ...
Until this year's charm offensive, North Korea even refused to pick up the phone of the military hotlines in the Joint Security Area and the West Sea. So, to all those advocates of dialogue and negotiations, including in Beijing, the U.S. has tried time and time again, only to be rejected by North Korea who is ...
Ever wonder what you can do to make a difference, even just a bit? Set aside a little time for a Monday meetup that can answer the question in some memorable ways. Here's the announcement from Sustainable West Seattle's Stu Hennessey: Sustainable West Seattle would like to hear from our neighbors ...
The South Korean Unification Ministry announced on Feb. 22 that a high-ranking North Korean delegation led by Workers' Party Central Committee vice chairman and United Front Department director Kim Yong-chol will be visiting South Korea from Feb. 25-27. The photo shows Kim (standing on the right) ...
Until this year's charm offensive, North Korea even refused to pick up the phone of the military hotlines in the Joint Security Area and the West Sea. So, to all those advocates of dialogue and negotiations, including in Beijing, the U.S. has tried time and time again, only to be rejected by North Korea who is ...
2003 -- A North Korean fighter enters South Korean airspace over the West Sea and retreats a few minutes later after being intercepted by southern fighters. A transport plane from the North had briefly entered southern airspace two decades earlier in 1983. 2005 -- The South Korean foreign ministry calls in ...
This suggests the North will eventually move the units to forward-deployed positions closer to South Korean islands in the West Sea. Specifically, Bermudez says, construction activity has been detected at two new North Korean hovercraft bases Sasŭlp'o (사슬포/고암포) and Yŏnbong-ni (련봉리). This may ...
Marine Corps commander inspects defense posture at front-line islands in West Sea. By Yonhap. Published : Feb 16, 2018 - 15:50; Updated : Feb 16, 2018 - 15:50. The commandant of South Korea's Marine Corps inspected the defense posture at two of the front-line islands near North Korea on Friday. Lt. Gen. Jun Jin-goo ...
The spokesperson also confirmed that the restored military hotline on the West Sea has been working without a hitch. Last month, the two Koreas restored the communication line that Pyongyang severed in 2016 to protest Seoul's shuttering of a joint industrial complex north of the border in Kaesong.
... said that the authority was smoothly making preparations for the development of Phase 1-2 of Incheon Port and the development of Phase 3 of New Passenger Wharf at Incheon Port in order to upgrade Incheon Port to an international logistics hub port in areas surrounding the West Sea and the mecca of ...
Cyclone Gita, which ravaged Tonga over Monday night hours, has now passed out to sea away from the Southern Lau islands of Fiji. But contact has been lost with the Lau islands of Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa as wind gusts of up to 190km/h hammered the islands. Fiji's National Disaster Managment Office ...
... in Colombo and Trincomalee ports would seem to be related to concerns arising from Sri Lanka's recent finalization of the lease of Hambantota port to a Chinese company that holds a majority stake. The apparent loss of sovereign control over the port, strategically located near major East-West sea lanes, ...
A North Korean delegation led by Hyon Song-wol returned to the North Monday evening after checking venues for its proposed art performances at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Just like it did on Sunday, the delegation used the Gyeongui Line to cross the land border. A group of South Korean officials will make a ...
The Pathfinder Foundation together with Carnegie India and an Australian delegation led by the National Security College at the Australian National University will co-host a one-day trilateral conference titled 'Colombo Dialogue: Emerging Dialogue in the Indian Ocean - Regional Cooperation on Maritime ...
The plan is for North Korea's athletes, cheer group of more than 230 members and Taekwondo demonstration team (more than 30) to travel to and from the Olympics on the Gyeongui Line overland route near the West Sea. The joint cultural event at Mt. Kumgang and the joint training for South and North ...
The Asian Games in Busan took place just three months after North and South Korean warships clashed on the West Sea in 2002. The North sent 288 female cheerleaders, and state TV boasted then that South Koreans were enthralled by their beauty. That was not far off the mark. Nobody in the South ...
... Sri Lanka's lease of Hambantota port to a Chinese company that holds a majority stake. The apparent loss of sovereign control over the port, strategically located near major East-West sea lanes,has led to fears that it may become a Chinese military base, in spite of Sri Lanka's assurances to the contrary.
In related news, military authorities are considering the option of reinstalling the military communication lines on the West Sea that were reactivated on Jan. 10. The lines consist of three fiber optic cables and three copper cables, but only one of the copper cables is working. “The other cables appear to be ...


 

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