China censors 'fatty' nickname for Kim Jong Un online

Nov 19, 2016

China censors 'fatty' nickname for Kim Jong Un online

Chinese websites are censoring the nickname “Kim Fatty the Third,” widely used to disparage North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after officials from his country reportedly conveyed their displeasure in a meeting with their Chinese counterparts. Searches for the Chinese words “Jin San Pang” ...

Nov 17, 2016

South Korea to develop long-range rocket to counter North Korea

South Korea on Wednesday approved a project for a new long-range rocket system to help bolster its capabilities to counter North Korea’s artillery threats, Yonhap News Agency reported. The report, citing the Defense Acquisition Program Administration, said South Korea will develop and deploy an ...

U.S. acts to block North Korean access to financial system

Nov 5, 2016

U.S. acts to block North Korean access to financial system

The United States on Friday formally prohibited U.S. financial institutions from opening or maintaining accounts created on behalf of North Korean banks, extending sanctions imposed on the isolated Asian country over its nuclear and missile programs. The U.S. Treasury Department said North Korea was ...