North Korea’s secret money

North Korea’s secret money | 101 East

Al Jazeera English – 17-1-2019

One man was sent to a construction site in Kuwait.

Another went to work in a bank in Singapore.

Over the years, an estimated 150,000 North Korean workers have been sent abroad to raise money for the ruling Kim family. Tiếp tục đọc “North Korea’s secret money”

North Korea may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific: Foreign Minister

North Korea has shrugged off numerous sets of sanctions aimed at crimping its nuclear and missile programmes, and this month unveiled what it said was a working hydrogen bomb. (Photo: AFP/STR)


NEW YORK: North Korea may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean, its foreign minister said on Thursday (Sep 21).

Ri Yong Ho was asked what leader Kim Jong Un might do after President Donald Trump warned that the United States would “totally destroy North Korea” if it was forced to defend itself or its allies. Tiếp tục đọc “North Korea may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific: Foreign Minister”

North Korean leader’s half-brother ‘killed’ in Malaysia

SINGAPORE: The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-nam has been killed in Malaysia, South Korean media reported on Tuesday (Feb 14).

Malaysia’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief Mohmad Salleh earlier told Channel NewsAsia that travel documents found on the man indicated he was Kim Jong-nam. He added that a post-mortem had not yet taken place and that the body was in Putrajaya Hospital. Tiếp tục đọc “North Korean leader’s half-brother ‘killed’ in Malaysia”

North Korea’s Kim guides special operations drill targeting Blue House

Reuters Dec 12, 2016

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guided a special operations drill targeting the South, the North’s media reported on Sunday, as rival South Korea remained on alert for any attempt by the North to take advantage of political turmoil in the South.

The North’s KCNA state news agency report did not say when North Korean forces conducted the combat exercise, nor did it mention the South Korean parliament’s vote on Friday to impeach its president, Park Geun-hye. Tiếp tục đọc “North Korea’s Kim guides special operations drill targeting Blue House”

U.S. sanctions North Korean leader for first time over human rights

Reuters | Thu Jul 7, 2016 7:00am EDT

The United States on Wednesday sanctioned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time, citing “notorious abuses of human rights,” in a move diplomats say will infuriate the nuclear-armed country.

The sanctions, the first to target any North Koreans for rights abuses, affect property and other assets within the U.S. jurisdiction. They include 10 other individuals besides Kim and five government ministries and departments, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement. Tiếp tục đọc “U.S. sanctions North Korean leader for first time over human rights”