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North and South Korea

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Annie Ong

on 15 October 2012

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North Korea South Korea Conflict Today Both governments want to be the dominant authority of Korea, if they were to unify

North Korea continues to attack South Korea

South Korea has not signed a peace treaty till this day

Continuous disagreements are shared between North and South Korea. Facts about South Korea -Growing economy
-population: 48,508,972
-Religion October 2002- North Korea began new ambitions on pursing nuclear energy Brief History of South Korea Republic of Korea
Ruled by the American troops
Anti-communist dictator: Syngman Rhee
Kim Dae-Jung a lifelong democratic and human rights activists
One of Asia's few expanding economies Abdullah Foster, Kavan Sidhu, Annie Ong History of Korea June 1950 - July 1950
South Korea + 15 countries
North Korea + China
Peacetalks at Panmujom
Demiliterized zone running along the 38th parallel
Millions dead and wounded Korean War Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North)
Ruled by the Soviet troops
Premier: Kim il-sung
Under communist rule
Economic distress
Deals with the United States Brief History of North Korea Korean Peninsula
First Century AD, 3 kingdoms of Shailla, Koguryo and Paekche
Invaded, influenced and fought over by larger neighboring countries
Japanese rule
Korea was liberated on August 1945; divided into two parts
North Korea invaded South Korea Differences in North and South Korea North Korea Isolationist
Largest armies
Human rights heavily violated
Ranked second to last on Worlds Press Freedom Index
Many restrictions
“In North Korea, using a cell phone could come with the accusation and punishment of being a war criminal”. January 26 2012.
Traditional South Korea Diplomatic relations
Involved in many world wide events
Broad network of trading relations
Influenced by Western culture Facts about North Korea

-Population: 22,665,345
-Life expectancy: 63 years
-literacy rate: 99%
Uneasy relationship with
international countries Political Timeline Janurary 2003- North Korea resigned
from NPT Former President Bush declared North Korea on the axis of evil February 2005- North Korea announces that
it has nuclear weapons and that it is for self defence 2003 to 2005- talks continue with the six nations in Beijing about nuclear programe September 2005- North Korea giving for nuclear program for food aid in exchange July 2006- North Korea's demands are not reach they begin to launch missiles. February 2007- Last minute deals are made in Beijing and North Korea settles to stop for fuel aid April 2009- North Korea launches a communation satellite and international community assumes its testing long range missiles March 2010 - Sinking of South Korean warship Cheonan, allegedly by the North, raises tensions to new heights. 2011 December - Kim Jong-il dies. April 2012 - Kim Jong-un formally takes over ruling party leadership, becoming First Secretary of the Workers Party. 2012 October - Days after South Korea and the US unveil a new missile deal, North Korea says it has missiles that can hit the US mainland International Awareness The United States has stifled North Korea's access to global banking and goods

North Korea and Iran become allies in develop of Nuclear energy

The international community has put an embargo on North Korea

Addtional Information South Korea hold the highest ranking in education

The song Gangnam Style is an international hit bridging the gap between Western and K-Pop music

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