Pyongyang plans late-June legislative assembly

Jun 9, 2016

Pyongyang plans late-June legislative assembly

North Korea said on Thursday that it will convene a session of its parliamentary in late June, following a rare congress of the country’s ruling Workers’ Party in May that cemented young leader Kim Jong Un’s control of the isolated state. Delegates to the ...

Jun 1, 2016

North Korea launches new 200-day economic battle

Fresh off a 70-day campaign to boost production, North Korea kicked off an even more ambitious 200-day “battle” on Wednesday, apparently aimed at jump-starting a new five-year economic plan. North Koreans are used to mandatory mass mobilization campaigns, with participation rigorously monitored and used ...

South Korea says North's ballistic missile test fails

May 31, 2016

South Korea says North's ballistic missile test fails

North Korea on Tuesday appeared to have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of existing U.N. resolutions, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said. The U.N. measures ban North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, although it regularly fires ...