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 ...

May 30, 2016

SDF goes on alert for possible North Korea missile launch

The government put the Self-Defense Forces on alert Monday for a possible North Korean ballistic missile launch, ordering warships and Patriot batteries to be ready to shoot down any projectile heading for Japan. An official confirmed that an order was issued. The official declined ...