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N.Korea slams Japan’s move on nuclear wastewater

Seoul, April 16 | North Korea has slammed Japan's decision to discharge radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean as a "threat to human existence"...

N.Korea deems Biden’s response to missile tests ‘provocation’

Seoul, March 27 | North Korea deemed US President Joe Biden's criticism of its missile tests this week a wrong first step, according to...

N.Korea confirms launching ballistic missiles

Seoul, March 26 | North Korea on Friday confirmed the launch of ballistic missiles a day earlier for the first time in about a...

US will ‘respond’ if N.Korea keeps firing missiles: Biden

Washington, March 26 | The US will "respond" to North Korea if it continues to escalate tensions by testing ballistic missiles, President Joe Biden...

N.Korea fires 2 missiles: Seoul (Ld)

Seoul, March 25 | North Korea on Thursday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea in its latest weapons test, South Korea's...

N.Korea fires 2 missiles into East Sea: Seoul

Seoul, March 25 | North Korea on Thursday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)...

N.Korea fires missiles, US calls it ‘normal testing’ (Ld)

Washington/Pyongyang, March 24 | The US has said that the multiple short-range missiles fired by North Korea over the weekend was a part of...

N.Korea slams EU for human rights sanctions

Pyongyang, March 24 | North Korea has condemned the European Union (EU) for including it in the targets of "human rights sanctions" under the...

N.Korea vows to ignore US attempts to establish contact

Seoul, March 18 | A top North Korean official has vowed to ignore the US' attempts to establish contact until Washington has met Pyongyang's...

WH confirms having reached out to N.Korea

Washington, March 16 | The White House confirmed that the administration of President Joe Biden had recently reached out to North Korea but has...

N.Korea to hold party plenary meeting this week

Seoul, Feb 7 | North Korea is scheduled to hold a plenary meeting of its ruling Workers' Party this week to finalise plans for...

Economic plan, budget discussed at N.Korea Supreme People’s Assembly

Seoul, Jan 18 | North Korea held the Supreme People's Assembly to mainly discuss the country's five-year economic and budget plans, state media reported...

N.Korea’s party congress ends with vows to strive for unity

Pyongyang, Jan 13 | The 8th congress of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) of North Korea concluded here on Tuesday, the country's...

N.Korea holds 1st plenary of 8th Party Central Committee

Seoul, Jan 11 | North Korea held its first plenary meeting of the eighth Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea with...

N.Korea to hold Party Congress in early Jan

Seoul, Dec 30 | North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presided over a politburo meeting after which it was decided that the country's 8th Party...

N.Korea begins regular winter-time drills: Seoul military

Seoul, Dec 15 | The South Korean military on Tuesday said that Pyongyang has started the regular winter-time drills and "there are no signs...

N.Korea passes new laws on foreign culture, tech, telecom

Seoul, Dec 5 | North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) has passed a number of new laws on foreign culture, tech and telecom, state...

N.Korea calls for tighter border controls

Seoul, Nov 23 | North Korea has called for tighter border controls against the coronavirus pandemic, urging its officials to stay on "high alert...

N.Korea slams UNSC over space program

Seoul, Nov 20 | North Korea has slammed the UN Security Council (UNSC) for labelling the country's space program as threats, calling the agency...

‘N.Korea unlikely to ease border control for the time being’

Seoul, Nov 17 | The South Korean Unification Ministry announced on Tuesday that North Korea was unlikely to ease its border restrictions "for the...

N.Korea yet to comment on Biden’s victory

Seoul, Nov 9 | Days after Joe Biden was declared the US President-elect after winning the 2020 presidential election, North Korea was yet to...

N.Korea adopts anti-smoking law

Seoul, Nov 5 | At a rare meeting of the Supreme People's Assembly, North Korea adopted an anti-smoking law, state media reported on Thursday. In...

No confirmed Covid-19 cases in N.Korea: WHO report

Seoul, Nov 3 | In its latest report, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that North Korea has not reported any outbreak of the...

N.Korea blames Seoul for death of fisheries official

Seoul, Oct 30 | North Korea on Friday blamed South Korea for the death of a fisheries official killed at sea last month because...

N.Korea showing little signs of easing border curbs: Seoul

Seoul, Oct 26 | The South Korean Unification Ministry on Monday said that North Korea was showing very little signs easing restrictions along its...

Kim Jong-un visits typhoon-hit mining town in N.Korea

Seoul, Oct 14 | North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited a typhoon-damaged mining town in the country's eastern province and lauded ongoing efforts...

N.Korea displays new ballistic missile at military parade

Seoul, Oct 11 | North Korea displayed a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and other weapons during a massive military parade to mark the...

Xi congratulates N.Korea’s Kim on ruling party’s founding day

Seoul, Oct 10 | In a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un marking the 75th founding anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party of...

N.Korea appears to have staged massive military parade: Seoul

Seoul, Oct 10 | North Korea appeared to have staged a massive military parade in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 75th anniversary of...

Defector caught trying to cross back into N.Korea

Seoul, Sep 20 | Police in South Korea said on Sunday that they have taken into custody a North Korean defector for attempting to...

N.Korea takes measures to minimize typhoon damages

Seoul, Sep 2 | with typhoon Maysak scheduled to hit the Korean Peninsula later this week, North Korea has taken urgent measures to minimize...

N.Korea broadcasts encrypted spy message on YouTube

Seoul, Aug 29 | North Korea on Saturday broadcast a series of mysterious numbers, presumed to be an encrypted message to its spies in...

N.Korea launches anti-smoking website

Seoul, Aug 23 | North Korea has launched an anti-smoking website on its domestic-only internet network, a state-media outlet reported on Sunday, even though...

N.Korea to unveil new economic development plan

Seoul, Aug 20 | North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has pledged to unveil a new economic development plan at a Workers' Party congress slated...

N.Korea owns up to 60 nuclear bombs: US Army

Seoul/Washington, Aug 18 | North Korea is believed to have up to 60 nuclear bombs and the world's third-largest stockpile of chemical weapons totalling...

N.Korea slam Seoul over revised missile guidelines

Seoul, Aug 2 | North Korean outlets on Sunday lashed out at South Korea over a recent US decision to lift restrictions on Seoul's...

N.Korea intensifies anti-virus efforts in Pyongyang

Seoul, July 31 | North Korea has intensified anti-virus efforts Pyongyang by installing more guard posts to restrict access to the capital city, state-media...

N.Korea’s No.2 leader visits border city amid COVID-19 fears

Seoul, July 30 | North Korea's No. 2 leader visited Kaesong to inspect anti-coronavirus efforts, state media reported on Thursday, after leader Kim Jong-un...

N.Korea adopts ‘maximum emergency system’ over suspected COVID-19 case

Seoul, July 26 | North Korean leader Kim Jong-un convened an emergency meeting of the ruling Workers' Party and adopted a "maximum emergency system"...

N.Korea must return to diplomatic engagement: US official

Washington/Seoul, July 24 | A senior US official has emphasized the need for North Korea to abide by UN Security Council resolutions and return...

US, China can continue to cooperate on N.Korea: Biegun

Seoul, July 23 | The US and China can continue to work together on North Korea while competing in other areas, Deputy Secretary of...

N.Korea ranks worst in nuclear material security

Seoul, July 23 | North Korea's handling of nuclear materials remains the worst in the world, a non-profit group said on Thursday.According to the...

N.Korea tightens border control to fight COVID-19

Seoul, July 7 | North Korea has tightened its border control to prevent a coronavirus outbreak, the country's state newspaper said on Tuesday, after...

N.Korea again rejects possibility of talks with US

Seoul, July 7 | North Korea reiterated on Tuesday that it has no intention to hold talks with the US, just hours before Washington's...

No need to sit face to face with US: N.Korea

Seoul, July 4 | North Korea feels that there is "no need to sit face to face with the US" for talks, a top...

N.Korea ranks among most dangerous places in world: Report

Seoul, July 2 | North Korea ranks among the most dangerous places to live as its people are exposed to high risks of natural...

N.Korea suspends military action plans against South

Pyongyang, June 24 | A military meeting in North Korea has decided to suspend the military action plans against South Korea, the official Korean...

N.Korea completes setting up some 20 loudspeakers along border

Seoul, June 23 | North Korea has completed setting up around 20 propaganda loudspeakers in regions along the inter-Korean border, about half of which...

N.Korea reinstalling loudspeakers along border: Report

Seoul, June 22 | North Korea is reinstalling propaganda loudspeakers in regions along the inter-Korean border after removing them under a 2018 summit agreement...

N.Korea preparing military parade for ruling party anniversary

Seoul, June 22 | North Korea is preparing to hold a large-scale military parade to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the...

Business

Hyundai Motor to phase out Kona EVs in domestic market

Seoul, April 21 | Hyundai Motor has stopped the production of the Kona Electric for the domestic market in a move to phase...