Kim, who heads the military commission, also used the meeting to promote the ranks of dozens of army generals and others in an apparent effort to boost military morale. Among them is military chief Pak Jong Chon, who was made a vice marshal, and Ri Pyong Chol, a senior party official in charge of weapons development, who became a deputy head of the military commission, according to KCNA. … [Read more...] about North Korea’s Kim Jong Un makes another appearance, holds meeting on bolstering nuclear forces
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The report did not specify what the nuclear deterrence entailed, but said that “crucial measures” were taken at the meeting “for considerably increasing the firepower strike ability of the artillery pieces of the Korean People’s Army”. … [Read more...] about N Korea to increase its nuclear firepower striking ability: Report
According to Pyongyang`s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), during the enlarged meeting of the Central Military Commission of the ruling Workers` Party were important military steps and organizational and political measures to further bolster up the overall armed forces, … [Read more...] about North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un appears in public for first time since May 1
recall 549,931 units of 126 models from automakers including Hyundai Motor, Kia Motors, BMW Korea, Mercedes-Benz Korea, FCA Korea and Audi Volkswagen Korea over defects. According to The Korea Herald report, the ministry has issued recall orders for 294,622 Hyundai Motor vehicles, including Santa Fes, which were found to have foreign substances like oil and moisture inside their braking modules. The defect poses a fire hazard, the ministry said. Cracks were found inside 241,921 cars made by BMW, in 79 models including the 520d the report said adding that they were found to have cracks inside their exhaust gas coolers. Around 757 vehicles of Kia’s Grand Carnival VQ were also discovered to be fire-prone due to faulty fuel pipes. "Another 50 BMWs were found to have poor protection for passengers, as the airbags on the side either unfolded too forcefully, or did not completely unfold," it mentioned. Mercedes-Benz Korea found defective sunroof glass panels in 11,480 vehicles recalled, … [Read more...] about Hyundai, BMW and 5 other carmaker recall nearly 550,000 cars in Korea
Like the Burari sex workers, they are people who have few viable future work prospects. And they also include much of our so-called lower middle class -- people who are comfortable when the going is good, but don't have enough savings to offset the economic stress of this unending lockdown. … [Read more...] about We don’t even know who the poor really are!