September 18, 2020 2:49 pm
After several typhoons lashed North Korea in early September, satellite photos have shown a flurry of activity at the Sinpo South Shipyard, including in a secure basin where a barge used in previous underwater missile launches is docked.
July 25, 2019 7:57 am
Japan's defence ministry said the missiles did not reach Japan's exclusive economic zone and had no immediate impact on national security. The firing of ballistic missiles casts new doubts on efforts to restart denuclearisation talks after Trump and Kim met at the demilitarised zone (DMZ) at the end of June.
April 21, 2018 9:59 am
Kim justified the suspension to his party by saying that the situation around North Korea has been rapidly changing "in favor of the Korean revolution'' since he announced last year his country had completed its nuclear forces.
February 07, 2018 11:43 am
In November, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said that his country had achieved full nuclear statehood after what he said was the successful test of a new missile capable of striking anywhere in the United States.
January 16, 2018 1:25 pm
Foreign ministers from around 20 nations gather on Tuesday to discuss how to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions through diplomatic and financial pressure.
December 22, 2017 8:54 am
A spending spree on mostly US-made equipment means Japan's defence planners are being forced to curtail domestic programmes that would help local defence contractors
December 14, 2017 8:07 pm
He also said that North Korea must be denuclearized for peace and stability in the region.
December 10, 2017 10:23 pm
Late last month, nuclear-armed North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile which travelled about 1,000 km before splashing down in the Sea of Japan, within Japan's exclusive economic zone.
December 04, 2017 5:16 am
"This is a regime that's never met a weapon that it hasn't proliferated. It's a regime who's said clearly its intentions are to use that weapon for nuclear blackmail and then to quote, "reunify" the peninsula under the red banner," McMaster said.
November 17, 2017 7:37 am
Washington-based 38 North, a North Korea monitoring project, cited images taken on November 5 showing activity at North Korea's Sinpo South Shipyard.