Pyongyang is upgrading its overcrowded mass transit system with brand-new subway cars, trams and buses in a campaign meant to show leader Kim Jong Un is raising the country's standard of living. CTV News - Published
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang is upgrading its overcrowded mass transit system with brand-new subway cars, trams and buses in a campaign meant to show leader Kim Jong Un is raising the.. Seattle Times - Published
President Donald Trump took to Twitter to complain about 'Saturday Night Live' over the weekend after actor Alec Baldwin again mocked the president on the long-running sketch show. The show has roasted..
A young couple with matching expressions stare nervously into the camera with deep brown eyes. He, a Vietnamese student, has just met the love of his life. She, a North Korean, is forbidden to love him..
Reuters reports U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would hold his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on Feb. 27-28.
Trump said in his annual State of the Union..
US President Donald Trump caused audible groans as he made the case for his border wall with Mexico, during his state of the union address. He also confirmed a visit to Kim Jong Un and tipped the hat..
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U.S. President Donald Trump has confirmed that he will be meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un later this month in Vietnam, a country that's being seen by many as a potential model for the North. As..
A recent North Korean documentary showcases the country's 'youth brigade,' young student workers who work in often dangerous environments to carry out Kim Jong Un's vision. State media is painting a.. Bangkok Post - Published Also reported by •News24
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Tuesday that the choice of Vietnam as the location for this month’s meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.. OilPrice.com - Published
The United States and North Korea are slowly working their way toward formal diplomatic relations while considering the exchange of liaison officers, two diplomatic sources with knowledge of the.. WorldNews - Published
In January, thousands of North Korean students traveled to Mount Paektu, a sacred mountain where the ruling family claims its roots and where leader Kim Jong Un is building a massive economic hub at.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
North Korea is facing a "significant, historic turning point", state media said on Monday, ahead of a highly-anticipated second summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Attention has been focused.. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Bangkok Post
Donald Trump's administration asked Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe to nominate him for a Nobel Peace Prize after he and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un met for a historic summit, according to a.. New Zealand Herald - Published Also reported by •WorldNews
HANOI: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of a planned second summit with US President Donald Trump, three sources with direct knowledge of Kim's schedule told.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Al Jazeera •Reuters India •Reuters
The Day of the Shining Star dawned bitterly cold in Pyongyang but thousands of North Koreans lined up in temperatures of minus 8 degrees Celsius on Saturday to pay their respects to late leader Kim.. Firstpost - Published
It’s time to think about the likely future of poor Afghanistan. It isn’t terribly bright, but we have to, so the sooner, the better.There are probably still a few neocons dreaming of a happy puppet.. Eurasia Review - Published
Ahead of his second meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that the leader of Japan had nominated him for a Nobel Peace Prize for his work to open up a dialogue.. CTV News - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
· The New York Times has had strong subscription growth, leading it to set an ambitious goal of 10 million subs by 2025.
· The Times says it's been able to grow because it invests in its journalism,.. Business Insider - Published
HANOI/SEOUL (Reuters) - In 1966, Ahn Hak-soo was one of more than 300,000 South Korean soldiers fighting alongside U.S. forces during the Vietnam War when he was captured by the North Vietnamese army.. WorldNews - Published
See You Again in Pyongyang: A Journey into Kim Jong Un’s North Korea by Travis Jeppesen. Published by Hachette. 4 stars When Travis Jeppesen, a 37-year-old writer and art critic, spotted the ad.. S.China Morning Post - Published
· *Retail sales fell by the most since 2009 in December.*
· *That points to a dropoff in consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of economic activity. *
· *The report was.. Business Insider - Published
Dancers in hot pants. Factories pumping out Air Jordan lookalikes. TV dramas that are actually fun to watch. North Korean pop culture, long dismissed by critics as a kitschy throwback to the dark days.. S.China Morning Post - Published
· *In a first for a major US bank, JPMorgan says it will launch a cryptocurrency tied to the US dollar.*
· *The bank on Thursday said the coin, called the "JPM Coin," was intended to "make.. Business Insider - Published
· *Coca Cola on Thursday posted in-line profits and slightly better-than-expected revenue for the fourth quarter. *
· *The financial results were impacted by currency headwinds and higher beverage.. Business Insider - Published
In his second State of the Union address last Tuesday, President Donald Trump reiterated his firm position on economic issues. At the same time, he also opened spaces on the security front. Confident.. Eurasia Review - Published
It's been the better part of a year since U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stood face to face for the first time at their unprecedented summit in Singapore. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
NAMPO, North Korea (AP) — Power-strapped North Korea is exploring two ambitious alternative energy sources — tidal power and coal-based synthetic fuels — that could greatly improve living.. SeattlePI.com - Published