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  1. News - Asia

    North Korean leader meets former US basketball star Rodman again

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 09:32am by Reuters in Seoul

    ... Reuters in Seoul North Korean leader Kim Jong-un again met former US basketball star Dennis Rodman during his second visit to North Korea this year, North Korea’s state news agency said on Saturday but made no mention on whether the two discussed the fate of a jailed American missionary. The flamboyant former NBA star’s visit came after North Korea abruptly withdrew its invitation ...

  2. News - China

    North Korea's Kim Jong-un meets Chinese vice-president

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 08:58am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has held talks with China’s Vice President Li Yuanchao during commemorations of the anniversary of the Korean war ceasefire, state media said on Friday. Kim told a Chinese delegation led by Li on Thursday that Pyongyang “will always remember the disinterested internationalist assistance” China provided during the war, ...

  3. News - Asia

    North Korea to hold high-level meeting of top leaders

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 11:09am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea’s top leaders are to meet in the coming days to decide on an unspecified “important” issue, official media said on Wednesday, as tensions simmer ... the North’s Juche (self-reliance) revolutionary cause. Analysts in Seoul said decisions on issues concerning security, international relations and reshuffle of personnel were likely to be made ...

  4. News - Asia

    N. Korea leader inspects military as tensions high

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 11:55am by Agence France Presse in Seoul

    ... North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has overseen a military drill, state media said on Saturday, his third such inspection in as many days as tensions run high following Pyongyang’s third nuclear test. Accompanied by top military commanders, Kim watched a fli ...

  5. News - Asia

    North Korea vows Seoul will pay 'dear price' for insulting its nuclear programme

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 12:05pm by AFP

    ... The statement also included the first flat denial that North Korea was linked to three crashed drones found in the South. Seoul’s defence ministry said last week it was convinced the North was behind ...

  6. News - Asia - ANALYSIS: NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un is back and this time he's got a cane

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 08:52am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Appearance squashes rumours of a coup and serious health problems- and gives rise to suggestion absence was a bid for attention Kim is back, but why the cane? ... grandfather, Kim Il-sung, said Lim Byeong-cheol, a spokesman from Seoul's Unification Ministry. Cheong said Kim appeared in the recent images to have lost about 10kg compared to pictures from May. ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    What's afoot with Kim Jong-un? Raft of rumours as he vanishes from view

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 02:23am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Cheese addiction, diabetes, gout, surgery have been put forward to explain his absence from view What's afoot with Kim? All manner of rumours swirl When ... seen performing his customary public duties, according to Seoul's Unification Ministry, which monitors the North. And then, on Thursday, his usual seat was empty at a session ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un's return to spotlight shows slightly more open North Korea

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... Koh Yoo-hwan, a professor of North Korea studies at Dongguk University in Seoul. In fawning official accounts of Kim's reappearance, neither the Korean Central News Agency nor Rodong ... University in Seoul. This could be an acknowledgment that, in an age when about 2.5 million North Koreans have mobile phones, the regime cannot maintain the same control over information that it once ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un goes out on a limp in his second appearance carrying walking stick

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 02:53pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea’s state media on Friday reported another public appearance by leader Kim Jong-un, his second in four days after an extended absence that has seen him re-emerge with a walking stick. The North’s ruling party newspaper Rodong Sinmun ran front-page pictures of a smiling Kim, a black cane in his left hand, inspecting two high-rise apartment ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un no-show at North Korean parliament prompts health speculation

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 02:50am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Kim no-show prompts speculation he may be ill Speculation intensified yesterday that North Korea's young leader Kim Jong-un may be ill after he failed to take his customary seat as the country convened its rubber-stamp parliament. Only part of this year's second meeting of the Supreme People's Assembly was shown on North Korean state ...




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