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Central North Korean Newspaper Calls for “Revolutionary Spirit” in Response to UN Sanctions, International Disapproval

Central North Korean Newspaper Calls for “Revolutionary Spirit” in Response to UN Sanctions, International Disapproval

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – To no one’s surprise, North Korea remains, at least outwardly, undaunted and defiant in the face of international condemnation over its persistent nuclear weapons program. The official newspaper of the autocratic government, Rodong Sinmun (translated as labor newspaper), lambasted the recent developments in its September 20 issue under the [...]

Moon Orders Thorough Implementation of U.N. Sanctions on N. Korea

Moon Orders Thorough Implementation of U.N. Sanctions on N. Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in ordered thorough implementation of the latest U.N. Security Council sanctions on North Korea after the communist nation defiantly carried out yet another ballistic missile launch, the presidential spokesman said Friday. Moon issued the order during a National Security Council meeting he presided over after the North [...]

Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung Hwa Discusses UN Sanctions on North Korea, Her White Hair in Recent TV Appearance

Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung Hwa Discusses UN Sanctions on North Korea, Her White Hair in Recent TV Appearance

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Foreign Affairs Minister Kang made an appearance on YTN News on September 13, in which she discussed a number of topics ranging from the recently declared U.N. sanctions on North Korea to a bizarre controversy over her crop of silver hair. Kang expounded on the government’s position regarding the announced [...]

North Korea’s Only News Channel Shows Off Nation’s Transportation System

North Korea’s Only News Channel Shows Off Nation’s Transportation System

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – A broadcast on September 8 by North Korea’s only official news channel revealed that hydrogen bombs may not have been the only technology development the reclusive nation has been conducting underground. In the Joseon Jungang TV piece, Pyongyang residents are seen riding the subway, with an extra close-up on [...]

Navy Launches New 1,800-ton Submarine

Navy Launches New 1,800-ton Submarine

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Thursday launched a new 1,800-ton submarine, characterizing it as a “strategic dagger” to strike precisely at a range of targets. The launch of the diesel-electric submarine wrapped up the Navy’s KSS-II acquisition program, which began in 2000, for the introduction of nine 1,800-ton 214-class submarines. “It’s [...]

Moon Discusses Energy, Infrastructure, Agriculture in Address at EEF

Moon Discusses Energy, Infrastructure, Agriculture in Address at EEF

VLADIVOSTOK, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in on Thursday proposed expanding economic cooperation between South Korea and Russia in a wide range of areas, including energy, infrastructure and agriculture, noting those projects might set an example of co-prosperity for isolated North Korea. In his address to the third Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in [...]