Aug 13, 2016

North Korea kicks off first beer festival

North Korea on Friday kicked off its first beer festival, in line with leader Kim Jong Un’s promise to improve living standards and build a “highly civilized nation” despite being under international sanctions for its pursuit of nuclear arms. The festival featuring Taedonggang beer, ...

Aug 9, 2016

Bangladesh ejects North Korean diplomat over illegal imports

Bangladesh’s Foreign Ministry on Monday asked a North Korean diplomat to leave the country by the end of the day over illegal activities, according to diplomatic sources. Han Son Ik, named by local media as the first secretary of the North Korean Embassy in ...