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South Korean military on high alert for North Korean landmines amid heavy rainfall

South Korean military authorities are on high alert, assessing readiness for potential landmine threats from North Korea during heavy rainfall. Concerns have arisen following remarks...

Kolmar Korea appoints Yongchul Hur as CEO of North American subsidiaries

Kolmar Korea announced on July 16 that it has appointed Yongchul Hur as CEO of Kolmar Laboratories and Kolmar USA, its North American subsidiaries. Philippe...

Former North Korean diplomat named to vice-ministerial position in South Korea

Thae Yong-ho, a former senior North Korean diplomat and ex-lawmaker in Seoul, was appointed secretary general of a presidential consultative body on unification. This will...

Czech Republic picks Korean consortium for 24 trillion won nuclear power plant project

The Czech Republic picked Korean companies as the preferred bidder to build two nuclear reactors in Dukovany, an estimated 24 trillion won ($17 billion)...

North Korean overseas workers forced to increase remittances despite COVID struggles

A recent UN report has revealed that North Korean workers, both domestically and abroad, are subjected to systematic forced labor. Many overseas workers were...

Top North Korean diplomat in Cuba defects to South Korea

Ri Il-gyu, a 52-year-old political counselor at the North Korean Embassy in Cuba, defected to South Korea with his wife and children in early...

Danish gov’t lifts recall on Buldak Ramen after heat recalculation

The Danish government lifted its recall of two Buldak Ramen products, which it had issued in June after deeming the ramyeon to have health...

Google to block video profits of three YouTubers accused of blackmailing Tzuyang

Google will ban the three YouTubers who allegedly blackmailed YouTuber Tzuyang from making a profit off their videos, while Prosecutor General Lee Won-seok warned...

North Korea’s nuclear arsenal grows: Report estimates 50 warheads, potential for 90

A recent report suggests that North Korea possesses approximately 50 nuclear warheads and has the potential to increase this number to 90. “North Korea continues...

North Korean hacking group Lazarus launders over $150K in crypto via Cambodian firm

North Korean hacking group Lazarus laundered crypto worth over $150,000 through a major Cambodian payments firm, Reuters reported. According to the media outlet on July...