Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
Home » Tag Archives: North Korea

Tag Archives: North Korea

Not dead. Kim Jong Un Photos Hold Few Clues to Weird 20-Day Absence

Kim Jong Un, center, visits a fertilizer factory. Men in dark suits.

BLOOMBERG, MAY 2, 2020 First glimpse of North Korean leader since health speculation | Alive but not looking well | Analysts scrutinize golf cart, protective mask and hair styles By Jon Herskovitz and Jihye Lee for Bloomberg – Kim Jong Un’s first public appearance in almost three weeks sent analysts poring over the few photos released by North Korean media for clues about …

Read More »

China sends medical experts to advise on North Korea’s Kim. Rumors he is in vegetative state.

North Korean Leader Kim Jung Un. Flag.

REUTERS, APRIL 25, 2020 Japanese weekly magazine Shukan Gendai reporting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in a vegetative state following failed cardiac surgery. REUTERS reporting that China has dispatched medical experts to North Korea BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) – China has dispatched a team to North Korea including medical experts to advise on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according …

Read More »

North Korean cargo ship sold for scrap to pay families of regime’s tortured victims

PortandTerminal.com, October 10, 2019 North Korea’s second-largest cargo ship, the Wise Honest, which was seized by the US last May and has been sold for scrap. The proceeds will go to compensate the families of some of the victims of the brutal regime’s torture, murder and false imprisonment. SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – The North Korean cargo ship seized by U.S. …

Read More »

Russia arrests more than 260 North Korean fishermen

PortandTerminal, September 27, 2019 Russia has detained a large group of North Korean fishermen after the Federal Security Service (FSB) accused them of poaching in Russia’s “exclusive economic waters.” MOSCOW – Russian border guards have seized three North Korean fishing vessels and 262 crew members for poaching in waters that Moscow considers its exclusive economic zone.  The North Korean crew and …

Read More »

North Korean Vessel Attacks Russian Patrol Boat

PortandTerminal.com, September 17, 2019 MOSCOW – Russian border guards detained two North Korean racketeering vessels in Russian territorial waters in the Sea of Japan after one of them attacked a Russian patrol ship, the state-run TASS news agency cited the FSB security service as saying on Tuesday. “The crew of a North Korean schooner (more than 45 people) carried out an armed …

Read More »

U.S. Cracks Down on North Korean Oil Imports With New Sanctions

A suspected ship-to-ship oil transfer involving a North Korean tanker. Archive Photo: U.S. Treasury

August 30, 2019 by Bloomberg By Saleha Mohsin (Bloomberg) –The U.S. cracked down on illicit North Korean oil imports, sanctioning a handful of Taiwan- and Hong Kong-based companies for helping Pyongyang evade international restrictions on its petroleum trade. The Treasury Department said in a statement on Friday that North Korea has continued to use ship-to-ship transfers at sea to evade United Nations …

Read More »

JUSTICE: U.S. Marshals get ready to sell seized North Korean ship

Photo of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un

PortandTerminal.com, July 29, 2019 Cruelty has consequences. Otto Warmbier’s family has filed a claim against the seized North Korean cargo ship America took last April. Now it looks as if they may win. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Marshals Service is beginning the process to sell the Wise Honest, the North Korean bulker it seized in April 2019. Last week, a federal court …

Read More »