The thinking behind Kim Jong Un’s ‘madness’
On an icy December day in 2011, North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un was accompanied by seven advisers...
Two women plead not guilty to killing North Korean leader’s half-brother
Two women accused of assassinating the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with a banned nerve...
Trump and Kim: Two semi-grown men playing with ‘fire and fury’
“May you live in interesting times” Ancient Chinese saying It is difficult to predict with any degree of certainty,...
The thinking behind Kim Jong Un’s ‘madness’
On an icy December day in 2011, North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un was accompanied by seven advisers as they escorted the hearse that carried his father, Kim Jong Il, through the streets of Pyongyang. None of the men remain with the young Kim. This October, he demoted... Read more
Two women plead not guilty to killing North Korean leader’s half-brother
Two women accused of assassinating the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with a banned nerve agent pleaded not guilty at the start of a high-profile murder trial in a Malaysian court on Monday. Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, a Vietnamese, are... Read more
Trump and Kim: Two semi-grown men playing with ‘fire and fury’
“May you live in interesting times” Ancient Chinese saying It is difficult to predict with any degree of certainty, just what the ongoing Trump era holds for the world at large and the American people in particular especially the North Koreans. “Little Rocket man wants to commit suicide” Trump... Read more
Trump cranks up North Korea threats as Pyongyang holds anti-US rally
US President Donald Trump dialled up the rhetoric against North Korea again at the weekend, warning the country’s foreign minister that he and leader Kim Jong Un “won’t be around much longer”, as Pyongyang staged a major anti-US rally. North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told the United... Read more
The Tubby Tyrant and His Favourite Toys
As far as tyrants go, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is as nondescript as they come.  He looks like a Korean version of “Kung Fu Panda.” However here all resemblance stops because unlike his ‘panda’ counterpart, the current head of the Kim dynasty is not even remotely shy of... Read more
N. Korea to develop Guam strike plan by mid-August, says Trump ‘bereft of reason’
North Korea will develop a plan by mid-August to launch four intermediate range missiles at the US territory of Guam before presenting it to leader Kim Jong Un who will make a decision on whether to proceed, the North’s state media said on Thursday. The unusually detailed report on... Read more
Malaysia arrests third suspect in connection with murder of Kim Jong Nam
Malaysian police on Thursday detained a third suspect in connection with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, an officer said. “He was detained to facilitate investigations as he is the boyfriend of the second suspect,” Selangor state police chief Abu... Read more
China websites block searches for ‘Fatty Kim the Third’
Chinese websites have again blocked searches for “Fatty Kim the Third”, as many Chinese mockingly call North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, with China’s foreign ministry saying it did not approve of ridiculing foreign leaders. Chinese internet users began reporting last week that searches on the Twitter-like microblogging site... Read more
Stunning development: North Korea tests H bomb!
North Korea announced today morning that it had successfully carried out its first ever ‘hydrogen bomb’ test, a development that, if confirmed, would marking a hughe stunning step forward in its nuclear arsenal development. “The republic’s first hydrogen bomb test has been successfully performed at 10:00am on January 6,... Read more
World freaks out as Kim Jong-Un set to receive international peace prize
The North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-Un is all set to to receive an international peace prize, an accolade — handed in the past to such freedom icons as Mahatma Gandhi and Aung San Suu Kyi. Indonesia’s Sukarno Education Foundation in September announced to honour Kim for his “peace,... Read more
Kim Jong-Un threatens to ‘crush U.S. hostility’
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has warned that “his nation will not tolerate the “hostility” caused by the United States’ policy.” He blamed Washington for the current tensions between the two Koreas. In a meeting with top military leaders on Tuesday, Kim blamed the United States and South Korea... Read more
North Korea Launches Yet Another Missile Test As U.S. Meets Asia To Discuss Threat
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un launched two medium-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, just hours after South Korea, Japan and the U.S. met in The Hague partly to discuss the security threat Pyongyang is posing.According to a spokesperson from the South Korean Foreign Ministry, two Nodong missiles were fired... Read more