North Korea officially opens new airport terminal

Jul 1, 2015

North Korea officially opens new airport terminal

North Korea opened a new terminal building at Pyongyang’s international airport Wednesday, underscoring an effort to attract more tourists and to spruce up the country ahead of a celebration of a major anniversary of the founding of its ruling party in October. North Korean ...

Jun 22, 2015

North Korea to boycott World University Games in South

North Korea has boycotted next month’s World University Games in South Korea in protest at the opening of a U.N. office in Seoul monitoring Pyongyang’s human rights record, organizers said Monday. North Korea had offered to send 75 athletes and 33 officials to the ...

North Korea may lose half of its crops to drought: U.N.

Jun 19, 2015

North Korea may lose half of its crops to drought: U.N.

Production in North Korea’s main growing region is expected to be cut in half, the United Nations food agency says, leading to food shortages. U.N. representatives visited the country’s breadbasket in North Hwanghae and South Hwanghae provinces on June 10 and found that the ...