DOJ accused them as agents of N.Korea's Foreign Trade Bank, primary foreign currency bank and under sanctions for facilitating nuclear proliferation. It is the largest N.Korean sanctions violations case charged by the US
US charged 28 North Korean and five Chinese with facilitating more than $2.5 billion in illegal payments for Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile program as part of a clandestine global network operating from countries including China, Russia, Libya and Thailand
US government charges 28 North Korean and 5 Chinese with facilitating more than $2.5 billion in illegal payments for the DPRK nuclear weapons & missile programs
South Korea re-imposes some social divergence restrictions to combat the spread of the Coronavirus
A distribution warehouse for South Korea's biggest e-commerce operators, Coupang, is at the centre of the country's latest spike in coronavirus cases. 69 people have tested positive for the virus at the Bucheon facility according to Yonhap
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Protests outside of Chinese embassy in Seoul, South Korea against national security law
United Nations Command's investigation of North Korea & South Korea gunfire within the DMZ on May 3rd was against the armistice agreement says UNC
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Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in about three weeks, presiding over a central military committee meeting. "Set forth at the meeting were new policies for further increasing the nuclear war deterrence of the country," says KCNA
North Korea leader KimJungUn chaired over a military meeting, discussing the need to increase nuclear deterrence: Yonhap cites state media
North Korea discusses increasing 'nuclear war deterrence': state media
South Korea arrests a Japanese man (in his 20s) for breaking self-quarantine orders, marking the first such action against a foreigner
161 people have been confirmed with coronavirus in relation to the nightclub cluster in Itaewon. 46,000 tests have been carried out
Portraits of Kim Il Sung & Kim Jong Il have been removed from the Kim Il Sung Square and the viewing platform Kim Jong Un uses being destroyed as major renovation is underway
The US State Department notifies Congress of the definition of Syria, Iran, North Korea, Venezuela, and Cuba as non-cooperative countries in fighting terrorism
All 50 states testing at a higher per capita rate than South Korea, says @PressSec. CoronavirusUSA
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South Korea's met agency downgraded the North Korea quake to a 3.8 with a depth of 16 kms. You can see the location is just slightly beyond the northern edge of SK territories
South Korean government has issued a nationwide health advisory for bars and nightclubs to close down for 30 more days after health officials tracked 13 new cases to a single person who attended five nightclubs and bars in the country's capital city of Seoul.
China's leader Xi Jinping has said he's concerned about the coronavirus situation in North Korea, offering Chinese help to the DPRK, according to state television here. Gen Sec Xi has reportedly written to Kim Jong-un praising his country's efforts but offering assistance
Manufacturing of multiple ICBMs detected in North Korea, say U.S. authorities
KCNA: "Saying that the relations between the two parties of the DPRK and Chinaare getting close and further developing on good terms with each passing day, he sent militant greetings to every member of the Communist Party of China."
KCNA: "Saying that he was pleased over the successes made in China as over his own, Kim Jong Un wished Xi Jinping good health, expressing conviction that the Chinesepeople would cement the successes made so far andwin a final victory under the wise guidance of Xi Jinping."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un in his message extended his warm greetings to Xi Jinping and congratulated him, highly appreciating that he is seizing a chance of victory in the war against the unprecedented epidemic and strategically and tactically controlling the overall situation."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, sent a verbal message to Xi Jinpingin connection with the fact that China is registering success in preventing the COVID19."
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North Korea: Kim Jong-un sent a voice message to Chinese President Xi Jinping, welcoming Beijing's success in stemming the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus
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Wednesday's joint ROK military drills "a grave provocation which can never be overlooked and this situation demands a necessary reaction from us," says KCNA (DPRK news agency)
North Korea says recent South Korean military drills are grave provocation that demand a reaction – KCNA
South Korea tests new ballistic missile, one misfires
Military parade preparations have been stepped up in Pyongyang
North Korea: South Korean intelligence agency claims to have detected activity related to ballistic missiles launched by submarines, or SLBMs, at Sinpo, a DPRK shipyard
A new facility near Pyongyang International Airport is linked to North Korea's expanding ballistic missile programme. The facility & a nearby underground structure have the capacity to accommodate North Korea's largest intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs)