Chongryon's HQ resold to another company

Jan 29, 2015

Chongryon's HQ resold to another company

A real estate firm that recently acquired the building housing the Tokyo headquarters of North Korea-affiliated group Chongryon has signed a deal to sell the property for ¥4.4 billion, informed sources said Thursday. The building’s new owner, a Yamagata-based real estate company, is expected ...

Jan 26, 2015

Two women hanging at Kim's side compete for influence

One sports a Christian Dior handbag and favors Western clothes. The other carries a notebook and wears dark uniforms. These fashion opposites are the two most influential women in North Korea. While Kim Jong Un’s wife, Ri Sol Ju, and younger sister, Kim Yo ...

Jan 25, 2015

North Korean ministry slams 'loser' Obama over regime collapse remark

North Korea on Sunday described U.S. President Barack Obama as a “loser” over his criticism on its regime, accusing him of being obsessed with hostility toward Pyongyang. The comment from the North’s Foreign Ministry came after Obama spoke of the eventual collapse of the ...