Kim Jong Un says North Korea’s goal is for world’s strongest nuclear force

Reuters 11/27/2022

SEOUL  – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country’s ultimate goal is to possess the world’s most powerful nuclear force, as he promoted dozens of military officers involved in the recent launch of North Korea’s…

Kim oversees North Korean ICBM launch with daughter in tow

Agence France Presse 11/19/2022

SEOUL — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a test of Pyongyang’s newest intercontinental ballistic missile with his daughter in tow for the first time, state media reported Saturday. Declaring he would meet perceived US nuclear…

Xi Jinping offers to help North Korea fight coronavirus

The Korean Herald/Asia News Network via Inquirer.net 05/10/2020

SEOUL — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday offered to help North Korea contain the novel coronavirus, in his reply to an earlier message from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. “China is willing to enhance anti-epidemic cooperation…

North Korea’s Kim ‘alive and well’—Seoul

AFP 04/27/2020

SEOUL — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is “alive and well”, a top security adviser to the South’s President Moon Jae-in said, downplaying rumors over Kim’s health following his absence from a key anniversary. “Our government…

Kim Jong-un rumored to be in ‘vegetative state’—reports

The Korean Herald/Asia News Network via Inquirer.net 04/26/2020

SEOUL — Speculations mounted Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is dead, amid conflicting accounts about his health being reported since he disappeared from public view two weeks ago. But the exact situation remains unclear with…

N. Korea’s Kim to visit Seoul

AFP 09/19/2018

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un agreed to make a historic visit to Seoul soon and close a missile testing site in front of international inspectors at a summit with the South’s President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang Wednesday.…

Moon seeks to break nuclear deadlock at Pyongyang summit

AFP 09/16/2018

SOUTH Korean President Moon Jae-in travels to Pyongyang this week for his third summit with Kim Jong Un, looking to break the deadlock in nuclear talks between North Korea and the United States. Moon – whose own…

Kim Jong Un ready to hold talks with Japan’s Abe ‘at any time’

Inquirer.net 04/30/2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said he is ready to hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe “at any time”, as Tokyo eyes tentative steps towards normalizing bilateral ties. Mr Kim conveyed this to…

North Korea declares nuclear bomb test ‘a perfect success’

AFP 09/03/2017

North Korea declared itself a thermonuclear power on Sunday, after carrying out a sixth nuclear test more powerful than any it has previously detonated, presenting President Donald Trump with a potent challenge. The North has tested a…

NKorea defies UN ban, fires ballistic missile

03/19/2016

Seoul, South Korea — North Korea ignored UN resolutions by firing a medium-range ballistic missile into the sea yesterday, Seoul and Washington officials said, days after its leader Kim Jong Un ordered weapons tests linked to its…

K-pop songs greet Kim on his bday

01/09/2016

Seoul – The recent upbeat K-pop hit “Bang, Bang, Bang” and a mournful ballad about a “death angel,” were on the playlist when South Korea restarted propaganda broadcasts into the North on Friday. As North Korean leader…

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