9 month ago
A @planetlabs image captured this morning over Vladivostok in far eastern Russia. The Amur Bay is fairly frozen, but the port facing Ussuri Bay is still able to move petroleum products. This morning, a US-sanctioned North Korean tanker popped up. AIS was offline for a year.
North Korea seeking €43 million in foreign investment for electricity sector
Ex-President Lee seeks bail on grounds of health, change of bench
Kim Jong Un's visit to Russia still on agenda - Morgulov
Trump-Kim summit expected to catalyze Korea peace efforts: vice minister
South Korean defense chief meets U.S. Ambassador Harris
UNSC grants sanctions exemption for inter-Korean excavation of DMZ war remains: source
KCNA: "What is the most important in upholding the principle of our state first is to resolutely defend and glorify President Kim Il Sung's and Chairman Kim Jong Il's ideaAll the issues arising in the state buildingshould be settled the way Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il did."
: .back home where they belong, no more Rockets or M's being fired over Japan or anywhere else and, most importantly, no Nuclear Testing. This is more than has ever been accomplished with North Korea, and the Fake News knows it. I expect another good meeting soon, much potential.
: The Fake News Media loves saying "so little happened at my first summit with Kim Jong Un." Wrong. After 40 years of doing nothing with North Korea but being taken to the cleaners, and with a major war ready to start, in a short 15 months, relationships built, hostages and remains..
WH confirms Pres Trump has responded to letter he received last week from NK's Kim Jong Un. That letter was hand delivered last week by NK Vice Chair Kim Yong. No word on letter contents or size of the envelope. Pres planning for 2nd summit with Kim at end of February.
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un said that we will believe in the positive way of thinking of President Trump, wait with patience and in good faith and, together with the U.S., advance step by step toward the goal to be reached by the two countries of the DPRK and the U.S."
KCNA: "He spoke highly of President Trump for expressing his unusual determination and will for the settlement of the issue with a great interest in the second DPRK-U.S. summit."
KCNA: "He was presented by Kim Yong Chol a personal letter sent to him by President of the United States of America Donald Trump. Upon receiving the good personal letter sent by President Trump, the Supreme Leader expressed great satisfaction."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un met the members of the delegation led by Kim Yong Choland listened to the results of the visitduring which the delegation visited the White House, met the U.S. president and discussed the issue for the second DPRK-U.S. summit."
Japanese plane conducts flight close to south Korean warship: Yonhap
North Korea's envoy replaced ahead of 2nd Trump-Kim summit: source
KCNA: "Choe Ryong Haeinspected the Hadang Chicken Farm and the Poultry Engineering Institute under the Academy of Agricultural ScienceChoe Ryong Hae underlined the need to add glory to the honor of the farm as a unit associated with leadership exploits of the great leaders."
KCNA: "Capitalism is not so civilized and eternal one just as the Western politicians and their advocators tout. The downfall of capitalism is inevitable as it has an incurable illness."
KCNA: "In the capitalist societycorrupt bourgeois life style is rampant so as to benumb sound spirit of people and lead them to ignorance and darkness. People are seized withhorror in the capitalist society because way of life based on the jungle law becomes a social trend."
KCNA: "Capitalism is by no means a rich society good to live. Although it has an abundant material wealth, it does not serve people's sound material life but spoils people both mentally and physically."
KCNA: "Bourgeois reptile media claim that the capitalist society is the 'rich society'full of material wealth with developed economy, talking about its 'eternity'. This is nothing but a sheer sophism to cover up the true color of the unpopular and depraved capitalist society."
LG Uplus pushes to complete 5G network in major cities this year
KCNA: "The DPRK has given special priority to the issues of succession to the leadership and the revolutionary tradition and directed great efforts to building the youth power. Herein lies the essential secret of the DPRK which remains unfazed in any storms."
9 month ago
Japan's Ministry of Defense has put out what it hopes will be its final word in the radar lock-on dispute with South Korea. It's 7 pages long with supporting reference materials.
: The Media is not giving us credit for the tremendous progress we have made with North Korea. Think of where we were at the end of the Obama Administration compared to now. Great meeting this week with top Reps. Looking forward to meeting with Chairman Kim at end of February.
KCNA: "Kim Jong Il's patriotism is precious ideological and moral pabulum for people who love the country and people and the ideological and moral source instilling courage and vigor into all people who struggle for the country and people."
KCNA: "Korea, once a country torn with sycophancy and dogmatism and big powers' theatre of fierce scramble for bringing it under their thumb, has towered at the centre of the world political structure."
KCNA: "The history of the DPRK is the one in which it has regarded the great Juche idea—the acme in the history of human thought—as a state political idea and undauntedly advanced along the road of independence."
just said we have made great progress on denuclearization with North Korea. On Weds, @VP said North Korea has not taken concrete steps on denuclearization.