Business May 18, 2017

North Korea uses Japan-banned ferry to launch service to Vladivostok

North Korea launched a ferry service to the Russian city of Vladivostok on Wednesday to develop links and boost economic cooperation, the North's state media said, as it faces increasing isolation over its weapons development. Experts have said North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, may ...

Pyongyang plans late-June legislative assembly

Asia Pacific / Politics Jun 9, 2016

Pyongyang plans late-June legislative assembly

North Korea said on Thursday that it will convene a session of its parliamentary in late June, following a rare congress of the country's ruling Workers' Party in May that cemented young leader Kim Jong Un's control of the isolated state. Delegates to the assembly ...

Editorials Mar 13, 2013

North Korea must heed resolution

Full implementation of U.N. Security Council sanctions will deliver a strong message to North Korea — if Beijing can refrain from action to dilute them.