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Category Archives: Hwanggumphyong (Hwanggu’mp’yo’ng) Economic Zone

Taep’ung Investment Group Formally Dissolved

Yonhap News Agency reported and confirmed on 1 February (Friday) that the Korea Taep’ung International Investment Group has dissolved.  Taep’ung began as an energy provider selling oil and gas (via … Continue reading

02/01/2013 · 1 Comment

Kim Jong Un Visits Taesongsan General Hospital Construction

DPRK state media reported on 19 January (Saturday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited Taesongsan General Hospital, currently under construction by KPA Unit #462.  KJU’s last reported public appearance … Continue reading

01/19/2013 · 2 Comments

Kang Sok Ju Meets Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce

DPRK state media reported on 10 January (Thursday) that DPRK Cabinet Vice Premier Kang Sok Ju met with Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce, Li Jinzao and the delegation of Chinese … Continue reading

01/10/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK and China Complete Agreements after Intergovernmental Committee Meeting

DPRK state media reported on 9 January (Wednesday) that the 7th DPRK-China Intergovernmental Cooperation Committee in Economics, Trade, Science and Technology was held in Pyongyang.  The DPRK’s leading representative at … Continue reading

01/09/2013 · Leave a comment

Pregaming the 12th SPA’s 6th Session (revised)

Corrected to reflect the two inter-Korea special administrative regions in Kaeso’ng and Mt. Ku’mgang The 12th Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] will hold its sixth session on 25 September.  Ahead of … Continue reading

09/24/2012 · 1 Comment

Ground Breaking Ceremony Held on Hwanggumphyong Island

DPRK state media reported on 15 September (Saturday) that a ground breaking ceremony was held on Hwanggu’mp’yo’ng Island for an office building for the Hwanggu’mp’yo’ng Economic Zone’s managers’ board.  The … Continue reading

09/16/2012 · Leave a comment

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