UN report: North Korea stole $300m in crypto to fund nuclear programmes

North Korea has stolen more than $300 million worth of cryptocurrencies through cyberattacks in recent months to support its banned nuclear and ballistic missile...

Iran, N. Korea resumed missile collaboration in 2020: UN report

North Korea and Iran resumed cooperation on the development of long-range missiles in 2020, according to a UN report that also confirmed Pyongyang continues...

Hyundai makes robust domestic sales, net profit jumps 78 percent

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor defied the coronavirus pandemic to post a surprise 78 percent surge in fourth-quarter profits Tuesday, as robust domestic sales...

Vice-chairman of Samsung found guilty of bribery and embezzlement

The de facto chief of South Korea's Samsung business empire was convicted Monday over a huge corruption scandal and jailed for two and a...

North Korea’s Kim says US is nation’s “biggest enemy”

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the United States is his nuclear-armed nation's "biggest enemy", state media reported Saturday, as he threw down...

North Korea’s Kim vows to strengthen nuclear capabilities

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to strengthen his nuclear-armed nation's military capabilities at a key ruling party meeting, state media reported Thursday,...

US denounces China on North Korea sanctions as Trump hopes fade

The United States on Tuesday sharply criticized China for not enforcing sanctions on North Korea and vowed to step up its own efforts, as...

North Korea hosts rare Worker’s Party congress

Leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un has called a rare congress of the ruling Workers' Party for January to address policy "shortcomings" and...

First virus case in North Korea: it will be “looking to blame South Korea” say analysts

North Korea is seizing on the return of a defector from the South to point the finger at Seoul for the arrival of coronavirus...

North Korea keeps borders closed as COVID-19 cases grow in neighbouring countries

With the exponential rise in coronavirus cases across the world, and many cases of spread re-occurring in areas where COVID-19 was otherwise believed to...

Inter-Korean war halted as Kim abandons military plans

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has suspended plans for military action against the South, state media reported Wednesday in an apparent sudden dialling-down...

South Korea ready for military response against North if agreement violated

South Korea has warned it’s ready for an armed response against the North’s plans to drop leaflets if it violates the two states’ military...