Chongryon's HQ resold to another company

Jan 29, 2015

Chongryon's HQ resold to another company

A real estate firm that recently acquired the building housing the Tokyo headquarters of North Korea-affiliated group Chongryon has signed a deal to sell the property for ¥4.4 billion, informed sources said Thursday. The building’s new owner, a Yamagata-based real estate company, is expected ...

Jan 21, 2015

Real estate firm sues Chongryon over delayed property sale

Real estate developer Marunaka Holdings Co. has filed a lawsuit with the Tokyo District Court against the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, blaming the group for delaying the company’s acquisition of the association’s Tokyo headquarters, sources close to the matter said ...

Marunaka Holdings completes purchase of Chongryon HQ

Nov 22, 2014

Marunaka Holdings completes purchase of Chongryon HQ

Real estate developer Marunaka Holdings Co. has taken over ownership of a Tokyo property that has served as North Korea’s de facto embassy for decades after a forced auction was held to repay outstanding debts. The Tokyo District Court said Friday it has confirmed ...

Oct 29, 2014

Kim Jong Un backs head of Chongryon in letter: sources

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in a letter to the head of the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, said he entrusts activities of the group to its chairman, who recently visited the North after Japan eased restrictions on travel between ...