Kim Jong Un warns North Korea is facing ‘worst ever’ famine

Kim Jong Un compares North Korea’s situation to 1990s famine that saw millions starve to death as US sanctions and Covid-19 leave the nation in its ‘worst-ever’ situation Kim Jong Un warned party cadres that North Korea is in its ‘worst ever’ situation  Told them to prepare for a ‘more difficult’ crisis than ‘Arduous March’ … Read more

Kim Jong Un misses test firing of new ballistic missile

Kim Jong GONE? North Korean despot misses test firing of Pyongyang’s short range tactical ballistic missile North Korea claimed it successfully launched a new short-range ballistic missile The tactical missile launch was the first test by North Korea in more than a year Kim Jong Un normally attends such shows of strength to provide ‘field … Read more

Kim Jong Un admits North Korea is facing its ‘worst ever’ difficulties in rare admission of failure

Kim Jong Un admits North Korea is facing its ‘worst ever’ difficulties in rare admission of failure amid pandemic, US sanctions and spate of natural disasters Kim is facing what appears to be the toughest crisis of his nine-year dictatorship With the economy already troubled, the pandemic has compounded its issues Pandemic-related border closings and … Read more

North Korea: Kim Jong un unveils huge ‘submarine-launched ballistic missiles’ during military parade

Nuclear-armed North Korea unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile at a military parade in Pyongyang, state media reported Friday, in a show of strength days before Joe Biden‘s inauguration as US president. State media said Kim Jong Un took centre stage after the five-yearly congress of the ruling Workers’ Party, at which the North Korean leader … Read more

Kim Jong Un threatens to boost North Korea’s ‘nuclear war deterrence’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to boost his country’s nuclear arsenal in his closing address to a top ruling party meeting just days before Joe Biden takes office as US president.   Kim is looking to grab the attention of the incoming Biden administration, with his country more isolated than ever after closing its borders … Read more

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is elected ‘general secretary’ of Workers’ Party

A Kim Jong Promot-UN!: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is elected ‘general secretary’ of Workers’ Party – the same title held by his father and grandfather, up from mere ‘Chairman’ before Kim Jong Un was given a new title, ‘general secretary’ of the Workers’ Party  Appointment is largely symbolic, apparently aimed at bolstering his … Read more

Kim Jong Un says US is North Korea’s ‘biggest enemy’ regardless of who is in charge

Kim Jong Un has described the United States as his country’s ‘biggest enemy’ while outlining a number of sophisticated weapons systems under development, during a key meeting of the ruling party this week, state media reported. Speaking for nine hours at the five-yearly congress of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, over three days, the … Read more

Kim Jong Un vows to ‘improve’ North Korea’s relationship with West

Kim Jong Un has vowed to drastically improve his nation’s ties with the outside world as he addressed a major political conference for the third day. State media said the leader also reviewed relations with rival South Korea but didn’t explain what steps he said he wanted to take.  Observers have expected Kim to use … Read more

Kim Jong Un opens his first party conference in five years

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has revealed almost none of the nation’s developmental goals have been met since they were set in 2016. Mr Kim opened the first Workers’ Party Congress in five years as the ruling party met in Pyongyang yesterday. Thousands of delegates and observers sat closely together – amid continuing claims the … Read more