North Korean Won

North Korean Won

North Korean Won overview

The won (; Korean: 원, Korean pronunciation: [wʌn]; symbol: ₩; code: KPW) or Korean People's won is the official currency of North Korea. It is subdivided into 100 chon. The won is issued by the Central Bank of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, based in the capital city, Pyongyang.

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North Korean Won news

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[Newsmaker] President Moon makes surprise visit to military camp

President Moon Jae-in made a surprise trip Friday to a military training camp near the inter-Korean border for lunch and a special meeting with new army conscripts."Thank you for welcoming me with applause when I should be the one to applaud you," the president said shortly before the start of lunch with some 200 new service members at the 5th Infantry Division based in Yeoncheon, located some 60 kilometers north of ...

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Trump to meet North Korea's Kim next year but won't allow him to break promises again, Pence says

'We don't want to repeat mistakes that prior administrations have made where promises are made, sanctions are lifted... and then promises are broken,' U.S. vice president says of ongoing negotiations with Pyongyang

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Secret Missile Bases Don’t Violate North Korea’s Promises — It Never Made Any

The discovery that North Korea has secret missile bases isn’t evidence that Kim Jong-un is breaking its promises. Despite what Trump has said about his Singapore trip, Kim never made any solid commitments.

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South Korea's Moon: Pope Francis might visit North Korea

Pope Francis might travel to North Korea, in what would be the latest historic meeting brokered by South Korean President Moon Jae-In.

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South Korea says no change on North Korean sanctions

South Korea never considered lifting sanctions against North Korea imposed over the 2010 sinking of a South Korean warship, the country's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said on Thursday.

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