While the problems are unlikely to pose a threat to Kim`s rule, North Korea will need to make significant domestic and foreign policy changes to head off steadily worsening living conditions, growing economic problems and a declining humanitarian situation in the next year or two, according to Chad O`Carroll, CEO of the Korea Risk Group, which monitors North Korea. … [Read more...] about Typhoons blow North Koreas economic plans further off course
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The North introduced a new "buffer zone, one or two kilometers up on the Chinese border," Abrams was quoted as saying by AFP during an online conference organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington on Thursday. … [Read more...] about North Korea issued shoot-to-kill orders to prevent coronavirus from entering the country: Report
KCNA said Maysak left severe damage in the eastern town of Komdok, destroying or flooding more than 2,000 homes and dozens of public buildings and paralyzing transport systems. More than 60 kilometers (37 miles) of roads in the region were washed away, while 59 bridges collapsed. Several miles of railroads were damaged in mining areas, the report said. … [Read more...] about North Korea’s Kim urges quick recovery from typhoon damage
As a result, General Abrams did not expect to see any major provocations from Pyongyang in the near future, although he said it might show off a new weapons system at next month’s celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the founding of Kim Jong-un’s ruling party. … [Read more...] about N. Korea issues shoot-to-kill orders to prevent virus: U.S.
According to the book, the June 2018 Singapore summit between Trump and Kim was proposed by Cheong Wa Dae National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong during a visit to the White House in March of that year. Bolton writes that Chung delivered Kim's "invitation" to Trump, who accepted it on the spot. … [Read more...] about Bolton Claims U.S.-N.Korea Summit Was Seoul’s Idea