All posts tagged "Kim Jong-un"

  • Kim Jong-un
    What happened to Kim Jong-un’s eyebrows?

    When North Korean leader Kim Jong-un delivered his New Year’s Day speech this week, it wasn’t just his apparent shift in attitude towards South Korea that was different. Half of his eyebrows seem to have disappeared. The...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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  • Vladimir Putin, left, and Kim Jong-un. (Korea Times file)
    Putin invites Kim Jong-un to Moscow

    MOSCOW (Yonhap) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to Moscow next year, a news report said Friday, in what would be the first overseas trip by Kim. “It is true that...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • N Korea
    China not invited to 3rd death anniversary of Kim Jong-il

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — China is unlikely to send a delegation to next week’s third death anniversary of North Korea’s former leader, Kim Jong-il, because it has yet to receive a formal invitation from Pyongyang, a diplomatic source...

    • Posted December 8, 2014
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  • (NEWSis)
    N. Koreans banned from using leader’s name

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea has ordered its people not to use the name “Kim Jong-un” in a bid to protect the supreme authority of the current leader, according to Pyongyang’s official document confirmed Wednesday. In January...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • (AP)
    [WSJ] More Signs North Korea May Be Behind Hacking of Sony Pictures

    Hackers who knocked Sony Pictures Entertainment’s computer systems offline last week used tools very similar to those used last year to attack South Korean television stations and ATMs, people briefed on the investigation...

    • Posted December 1, 2014
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  • "The Interview" poster.
    Seth Rogen’s ‘The Interview’ will not be screened in S. Korea

    By Jun Ji-hye “The Interview,” a U.S. comedy lampooning North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, will not be screened here any time soon, the government confirmed Friday. A request must be made before an imported film is screened,...

    • Posted November 28, 2014
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  • A TV screen shows Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. North Korea has revealed that Kim is a senior official in the ruling Workers' Party, strengthening analysts' views that she is an increasingly important part of the family dynasty that runs the country. The letters read "Kim Jong Un's sister". (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Kim Jong-un’s sister emerges as key figure in North Korea

    Appointed deputy director of the North’s ruling Workers’ Party By Jun Ji-hye The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has emerged as a key figure in the repressive nation’s regime after being appointed deputy director...

    • Posted November 28, 2014
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