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Five Years After Its Full Nuke Armament Claim, N. Korea’s Threat Becomes Real, Further Complicated

Five Years After Its Full Nuke Armament Claim, N. Korea’s Threat Becomes Real, Further Complicated

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Five years after North Korea declared the completion of its nuclear force, the Kim Jong-un regime boasts an exalted military status, with advanced short- and long-range missiles, diversified launchers and a push for “tactical” battlefield nuclear arms. The secretive North’s nuclear and missile programs have apparently made significant progress, [...]

N. Korea Unveils COVID-19 Quarantine Robot

N. Korea Unveils COVID-19 Quarantine Robot

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korea’s state broadcaster has unveiled a domestically developed COVID-19 quarantine robot. When reporting about the hosting of a science and technology presentation and exhibition last week, the Korean Central Television (KCTV) noted that an artificially intelligent robot used for COVID-19 quarantines was exhibited. With a large display on [...]

N. Korean Leader Makes Second Public Appearance with Daughter

N. Korean Leader Makes Second Public Appearance with Daughter

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made a second public appearance with his daughter during a photo session with officials involved in this month’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch, state media said Sunday. Photos published by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) showed the daughter, presumed to be Kim’s second [...]

N.K. State TV Releases Photos of Leader Kim, His Daughter, for 2nd Straight Day

N.K. State TV Releases Photos of Leader Kim, His Daughter, for 2nd Straight Day

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korea’s state broadcaster on Sunday revealed additional photos showing leader Kim Jong-un and his daughter observing the test-firing of last week’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the second straight day. The disclosure by the North’s Korean Central Television spawned speculation that it might be intended to rationalize the [...]

N. Korea Reveals Leader Kim’s Daughter for First Time

N. Korea Reveals Leader Kim’s Daughter for First Time

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korea revealed leader Kim Jong-un’s daughter for the first time Saturday in photos showing them attending the test-firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) the previous day. The North’s state media reported that Kim inspected the launch of a Hwasong-17, the country’s largest ballistic missile, at Pyongyang International [...]

S. Korea, U.S. Seek Ways to Thwart N.K. Cryptocurrency Theft in Seoul Symposium

S. Korea, U.S. Seek Ways to Thwart N.K. Cryptocurrency Theft in Seoul Symposium

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and the United States held a joint government-private forum Thursday on how to counter cryptocurrency theft and other illegal cyber activities of North Korea, a presumed main source of Pyongyang’s financing for its missile and nuclear programs. Co-hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the State [...]