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News North Korea Mount Kumgang: North Korea to reopen tourist region as opening gambit for fresh US nuclear talks

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
North Korea to reopen tourist region as opening gambit for fresh US nuclear talks
News source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/10/04/north-korea-reopen-tourist-region-opening-gambit-fresh-us-nuclear/

The United States has promised to lift some “low-level” sanctions imposed on North Korea when the two nations’ negotiators meet in Stockholm for the first time since talks broke down, with a resumption of tours to the North’s Mount Kumgang resort area one possible concession.

News North Korea Mount Kumgang: North Korea could re-open tourist resort near the DMZ

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
North Korea could re-open tourist resort near the DMZ
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7538037/North-Korea-open-tourist-resort-near-DMZ.html

North Korea could re-open a tourist resort near the DMZ under planned U.S. concessions in the hope of making progress on nuclear talks. The Mount Kumgang resort was opened in 1998 to encourage ...

News North Korea Mount Kumgang: The optimistic case for a US-North Korea deal, explained by a top South Korean official

Published on: Monday 23 September 2019
The optimistic case for a US-North Korea deal, explained by a top South Korean official
News source: https://www.vox.com/2019/9/23/20879955/north-korea-nuclear-trump-kim-moon-in

That may lead North Korea to reopen the Kaesong Industrial Complex and Mount Kumgang Tourist Project, two important areas for growing inter-Korean relations. If I were President Moon, and I’ve been ...

News North Korea Mount Kumgang: For North Korea, More Leverage and More Big Demands Ahead of Talks

Published on: Tuesday 17 September 2019
For North Korea, More Leverage and More Big Demands Ahead of Talks
News source: https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/north-korea-more-leverage-and-more-big-demands-ahead-talks

Korean Service reporter Connie Kim in Washington contributed to this report SEOUL - If North Korea soon resumes nuclear talks with the United States as promised, it could be entering the negotiations with an improved bargaining position following a summer of missile tests and a perception that the U.S.

News North Korea Mount Kumgang: North Korea set to launch Samilpo whisky

Published on: Tuesday 28 May 2019
News source: https://scotchwhisky.com/magazine/latest-news/25844/north-korea-set-to-launch-samilpo-whisky/

YPT stated the whisky was locally distilled in the Samilpo region, near Mount Kumgang, which is a popular holiday destination in North Korea. In its blog post, the tour operator described Samilpo’s ...

News North Korea Mount Kumgang: North Korea set to launch its own whisky - but does it taste any good?

Published on: Monday 27 May 2019
News source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/05/28/north-korea-set-launch-whisky-does-taste-good/

The name “Samilpo” evokes one of North Korea’s most glorious beauty spots, the Samilpo Lake, near Mount Kumgang in the country’s southeast. South Korean media reported that the mysterious spirit may ...

News North Korea Mount Kumgang: North Korea launches its own whisky

Published on: Monday 27 May 2019
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-48424111

The whisky takes its name from Lake Samilpo near Mount Kumgang, one of North Korea's major tourism centres. Young Pioneer Tours reassures drinkers that Samilpo's product contain 15 amino acids, ...