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Kim Jong Un’s New Year resolution: More food for North Korea

January 02, 2022 11:46 am

At a party meeting, Kim pledged to “increase the agricultural production and completely solve the food problem,” specifying production goals “to be attained phase by phase in the coming 10 years,” the North’s Korean Central News Agency said.

N.Korea's Kim convenes major party meeting ahead of New Year -KCNA

December 28, 2021 8:27 am

It also comes as North Korea marks the 10th anniversary of Kim assuming supreme command of the military after the death of his father, Kim Jong Il, in 2011.

N.Korea's Kim praises 'fresh heyday' in China relations as longtime envoy departs

December 23, 2021 9:29 am

Kim's comments were conveyed to Li by Choe Ryong Hae, a top official in the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, state news agency KCNA said. Li also met with North Korean premier Kim Tok Hun, KCNA reported

North Korea bans citizens from laughing, drinking and shopping for 11 days. Here's why

December 17, 2021 10:33 pm

Kim Jong-il, the second of the Kim family dynasty, ruled North Korea for 17 years until his death on December 17, 2011.

Kim Yong Ju, younger brother of North Korea's founder, dies

December 15, 2021 2:23 pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the grandson of Kim Il Sung, expressed "deep condolences" over the death and sent a condolence wreath, the official Korean Central News Agency reported.

North Korea to convene parliament amid economic crisis

December 15, 2021 8:01 am

North Korea's economy suffered its biggest contraction in 23 years in 2020 as it was battered by continued UN sanctions, Covid-19 lockdown measures and bad weather, South Korea's central bank has estimated.

Kim Jong Un's decade of rule: Purges, nukes, Trump diplomacy

December 14, 2021 8:33 pm

Initially considered inexperienced, Kim quickly showed his ruthless willingness to consolidate his rule by having his powerful uncle and other potential rivals executed or purged.

Kim Jong Un’s decade of rule: Purges, nukes, Trump diplomacy

December 14, 2021 9:49 am

It's been 10 years since Kim Jong Un took power in North Korea after his father suddenly died of a heart attack. As Kim enters his second decade in power, here’s a look at key moments in his rule.

North Korea's Kim at critical crossroads decade into rule

December 13, 2021 10:14 pm

Since taking power following his father’s sudden death 10 years ago this week, Kim Jong Un has erased those widespread doubts that greeted his early attempts to extend his family’s brutal dynastic grip over North Korea.

Copying his look, it appears, is now an insult to Kim Jong-un’s sacred personality

November 30, 2021 8:29 am

🔴 For years, Kim Jong-un forced North Koreans to emulate his style. Now that he has a cool jacket, he wants no copycats.


North Korea test-fires ballistic missiles in message to US, Biden says no 'new wrinkle in what they did'

March 25, 2021 8:31 pm

The missile launch is viewed as a demonstration of North Korea’s military strength by Kim Jong Un to pressure Washington into negotiations that are being stalled after Joe Biden took office in January.

Kim Jong Un goes horse riding on sacred mountain, plans 'great operation'

October 17, 2019 11:52 am

It was unclear what the operation might involve, but Kim has often made trips to the sacred mountain at times of major policy endeavours

Kim Jong Un meets Vladimir Putin in Russia

April 25, 2019 1:33 pm

Kim Jong Un became the first North Korean leader to travel to Russia since his late father, Kim Jong Il, visited in 2011.

Express Rewind: A look back at major events that shaped 2018

December 31, 2018 9:08 am

As 2018 approaches to an end, here is a recap of major political events, developments, disasters and crises that unfolded across the world

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un's historic Singapore handshake

June 12, 2018 1:13 pm

Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Singapore Summit: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Singapore on Tuesday. This is the first time leaders of the two countries have met.

Photos: The stage is set for the high-stakes Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

June 11, 2018 6:49 pm

Denuclearization of North Korea is the main topic of discussion at Tuesday’s summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump.

The secret rendezvous: When Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping met

March 28, 2018 12:38 pm

North Korea's Kim Jong Un travelled to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in a "secret meeting".


World news wrap: Facebook confirms data sharing with Chinese firms, secluded resort chosen for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

June 08, 2020 11:36 am

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