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Past abductions of Japanese a nonissue: Pyongyang

/ Apr 18, 2017

Past abductions of Japanese a nonissue: Pyongyang

No one is interested in the issue of past abductions of foreigners by North Korean agents, Song Il Ho, North Korean ambassador in charge of diplomatic normalization with Japan, said Monday. Speaking to reporters in Pyongyang, Song said that an agreement reached between Japan ...

Hosono resigns as deputy chief of Democratic Party

/ Apr 14, 2017

Hosono resigns as deputy chief of Democratic Party

Goshi Hosono has tendered his resignation as deputy president of the Democratic Party, dealing another setback to DP chief Renho. Hosono’s notice was approved by the opposition party’s leaders on Friday and follows a decision on Monday by Akihisa Nagashima, former defense minister and ...