North Korea
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  • Economic change is afoot, akin to China's first flirtations with market reforms 30 years ago.

    In this Oct. 8, 2011 file photo, North Korean farmers walk along a road through a farm field outside the eastern coastal city of Wonsan, in Kangwon province, North Korea. Deep in the North Korean countryside, in remote villages in Ryanggang province that outsiders seldom reach, farmers are now said to be given nearly one-third of their harvests to sell at market prices.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 1:00 AM EST
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  • In this Oct. 8, 2011 file photo, North Korean farmers walk along a road through a farm field outside the eastern coastal city of Wonsan, in Kangwon province, North Korea.

    A string of long-doubtful observers have become increasingly convinced that economic change is afoot, akin to China's first flirtations with market reforms 30 years ago.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 1:00 AM EST
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  • South Korea said Tuesday it will launch a rocket next month carrying an observation satellite, its third attempt to put a satellite fired from its own territory into orbit.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 11:00 PM EST
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  • A Chinese fishing boat navigates through rough waves caused by Typhoon Bolaven in waters off Seogwipo on Jeju Island, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012.

    The Korean Peninsula cleaned up Wednesday after one powerful typhoon and girded itself for another that could be particularly damaging to North Korea.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 6:30 PM EST
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