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Kim Jong-un’s interpreter punished after failed Trump meeting, insider reveals

A report has come out alleging that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un exiled his interpreter, blaming her for the failure of the historic summit...

South Korea scales up loudspeaker broadcasts toward North Korea after trash balloon launch

South Korea resumed full-scale loudspeaker broadcasts toward the North on Sunday in response to the North's launch of another batch of waste-laden balloons toward...

‘Trump risk’ weighs on South Korea’s car, EV battery markets as U.S. election looms

Korea's automobile and EV battery markets have been pricing in the potential impacts of a Donald Trump win for weeks — a variable that...

North Korea reopens train tourism with Russia post-COVID

It was reported that for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, passenger train tourism between North Korea and Russia has resumed. According to Radio...

North Korean leader discusses military ties with Russia’s vice defense minister

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has discussed the "importance and necessity" of military cooperation with Russia's vice defense minister, state media reported Friday, amid...

Restaurant in Tokyo under fire for banning Koreans, Chinese

A restaurant in Tokyo, Japan has been slammed for putting up a sign that reads “no Koreans or Chinese allowed.” An Italian restaurant located in...

South resumes loudspeaker broadcast in response to further North Korean waste balloons

South Korea resumed its propaganda loudspeaker broadcasts Thursday evening in response to North Korea's dispatch of trash-filled balloons for the eighth time this year. North...

Microsoft cloud outage takes down Korean game servers, airline ticketing

A massive global technology outage impacted a number of Korean companies on Friday, including low-cost airlines and gaming servers. The crisis — which has grounded...

South Korea imposes sanctions on Hong Kong company, North Korean ship over illegal coal transfer

South Korea imposed unilateral sanctions on Thursday on a Hong Kong-based shipping company and a North Korean-flagged vessel for their involvement in the illegal...

North Korea sends more trash-laden balloons toward South in eighth round of launches

North Korea resumed launching trash-laden balloons toward South Korea in its eighth round of such launches this year, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)...