Apr 12, 2014

Japan, North set to reaffirm '08 abduction issue accord

Japan and North Korea are making final arrangements to reaffirm a 2008 bilateral accord that includes a promise by Pyongyang to reinvestigate what happened to the Japanese it abducted in return for an easing of unilateral sanctions, sources familiar with the matter said Friday. ...

Tokyo court approves Chongryon HQ sale to developer Marunaka

Mar 24, 2014

Tokyo court approves Chongryon HQ sale to developer Marunaka

The Tokyo District Court gave permission Monday for the Tokyo headquarters of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, a pro-Pyongyang entity better known as Chongryon, to be sold to real estate developer Marunaka Holdings Co. Chongryon has already appealed the decision. Marunaka ...