Posts tagged ‘Kim Jong-Il’
December 21, 2011
On 19 December 2011, the Korea Stock Exchange Index (KOSPI) fell 4.2 percent on news of the death of Kim Jong-Il and ended the day 3.43 percent down. On 20 December 2011, the KOSPI traded modestly higher following gains from the technology and the automobile producer sector with the majority of analysts forecasting additional support for the market on 21 December 2011.
December 19, 2011
On 19 December 2011 North Korean media announced Kim Jong-Il passed away. It reported the death occurred on 17 December 2011 and that physical fatigue was the cause of death. Resources on North Korea after Kim Jong-Il:
Jeffrey Robertson, Political change in North Korea, Parliament of Australia,
November 29, 2011
The Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU) has released the second book of a four-year project (2010-2013), which will culminate in a grand strategy for Korean unification. The current book, edited by Choi Jin-Wook has been given the self-explanatory title US-China Relations and Korean Unification.
August 30, 2011
On 30 August 2011, Grand National Party (GNP) Chairman, Hong Joon-Pyo was reported by Yonhap news as stating that the construction natural gas and energy transmission infrastructure from the Russian Far East and Siberia, through North Korea to South Korea has the potential to unite the two Koreas behind a joint project. Read more