Sat, 24 Apr 2021

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, April 22

MANILA -- The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Philippines surged to 971,049 after the Department of Health ...

How Saudi Arabia's ancient AlUla region is building for the future

How Saudi Arabia's ancient AlUla region is building for the future World Economic Forum ...

Jay Leno apologizes to Asian Americans for decades of jokes about the community

Jay Leno has apologized for jokes targeting Asian communities. The 'Tonight Show' comedian apologized during a videoconference with Media Action ...

Newly Obtained Trump-Kim Letters May Reveal More on Unlikely Relationship

Newly Obtained Trump-Kim Letters May Reveal More on Unlikely Relationship VOA Asia ...

Saudi Arabia to Host Womens Summit While Women Activists Sit Behind Bars - Human Rights Watch

Saudi Arabia to Host Women's Summit While Women Activists Sit Behind Bars Human Rights Watch ...

Senate confirms former North Korea negotiator as deputy secretary of state

The United States Senate confirmed Wendy R. Sherman as deputy secretary of state on Tuesday, ushering into the White House ...

North Koreas Leader Warns of Famine - Human Rights Watch

North Korea's Leader Warns of Famine Human Rights Watch North Korean Capital Demolishes Many Neighborhoods for Kim Jong Uns 10,000 ...

Kim Jong Uns wife has been missing from the public eye for more than a year

Kim Jong Un's wife has been missing from the public eye for more than a year NK News ...

Kim Jong Un unveils the 'epitome of modern civilisation'

The North Korean leader was photographed at a ribbon-cutting ceremony inSamjiyon on Monday, as festivities were held to celebrate the ...

Board of Grievances wins 2 Middle East and North Africa Stevie Awards - Saudi Gazette

Board of Grievances wins 2 Middle East and North Africa Stevie Awards Saudi Gazette ...

North Korean leaders wear masks at concert to mark 75th anniversary of Worker's Party

Senior leaders of North Korea including members of Kim's inner-circle donned masks as they attended a performance of the Samjiyon ...

Yemen's Al-Qaeda regenerates amid battle for the north

Yemen's Al-Qaeda regenerates amid battle for the north - The Jakarta Post Jakarta Post ...

NK propaganda website denounces S. Korea's weapon purchase plan as preparation for invasion

A North Korean propaganda outlet on Wednesday denounced South Korea's recent decision to deploy new attack helicopters and destroyers as ...

Australian student Alek Sigley detained in North Korea was forced to making a false confession

An Australian student who was briefly detained in North Korea last year over spy charges said he had been kidnapped ...

Kim Jong Un Apologizes For Shooting Death Of South Korean Official

Kim Jong Un Apologizes For Shooting Death Of South Korean Official NPR ...

Donald Trump is furious after Kim Jong Un unveils massive ICBM

Among the new military hardware displayed at a parade in Pyongyang marking the Communist regime's 75th anniversary were what appeared ...

Moon hints at legal fight against Fukushima wastewater disposal

President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday ordered his aides to review possible legal actions that can be taken against Japans decision ...

'Assassins' Explores What Happened In Killing Of Kim Jong Un's Half Brother

'Assassins' Explores What Happened In Killing Of Kim Jong Un's Half Brother NPR ...

JANET STREET-PORTER- The vaccine is wondrous news but we could still blow it yet

JANET STREET-PORTER: This week came the good news we have been waiting so long for - the world's first Covid ...

North Koreans scavenge for scrap metal in ruins of building

Residents of Kaesong are risking arrest by scavenging in the ruins of the Inter-Korean Liaison Office which was set up ...

Kim Jong Un Vows To Advance North Korea's Nuclear Arsenal

Kim Jong Un Calls U.S. North Korea's 'Biggest Enemy,' Vows To Advance Nuclear Arsenal NPR ...

3 months' hard labour for not North Koreans not wearing masks

The new measures are part of a push to stop the spread of coronavirus in the DPRK. ...

Colorized images of US troops preparing for Korean war in 1950

To mark the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War today (June 25), colorized photos have been released ...

North Korea Tells Its People to Stop Smoking. But What About Kim Jong-un?

North Korea Tells Its People to Stop Smoking. But What About Kim Jong-un? The New York Times ...

Hitting Nerve With Kim Jong Un Regime Takes Just a Few Words

Hitting Nerve With Kim Jong Un Regime Takes Just a Few Words The Wall Street Journal ...

Yemeni Houthis say they fired missile at Saudi Aramco site in Jeddah

Yemeni Houthis say they fired missile at Saudi Aramco site in Jeddah Reuters ...

Iran's supreme leader- Vienna offers 'not worth looking at' - North Shore News

Iran's supreme leader: Vienna offers 'not worth looking at' North Shore News ...

Durham MP criticised over 9,000 business class trip to Saudi Arabia - Chronicle Live

Durham MP criticised over 9,000 business class trip to Saudi Arabia Chronicle Live ...

Alzubda expanding to Saudi Arabia and all the Gulf Counties

Alzubda expanding to Saudi Arabia and all the Gulf Counties ZAWYA ...

Camels watch a snowfall in Saudi Arabia? (It's actually not that rare.) - khou.com

Camels watch a snowfall in Saudi Arabia? (It's actually not that rare.) KHOU.com ...

IMF- Vaccine inequity threatens Mideast's economic recovery - North Shore News

IMF: Vaccine inequity threatens Mideast's economic recovery North Shore News ...

Oman- First Arab leader to Washington in 1938, and due for another visit

Oman: First Arab leader to Washington in 1938, and due for another visit Brookings Institution ...

North Korea fires two 'unidentified projectiles' into the sea

The projectiles were fired near the coastal town of Wonsan and flew around 149 miles, according to Seoul's Joint Chiefs ...

US climate envoy Kerry to visit China, South Korea

WASHINGTON - US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will visit China and South Korea this week, the State ...

Kim Jong Uns sister calls South Korean leader a parrot - DW - 30.03.2021

Kim Jong Un's sister calls South Korean leader a 'parrot' DW (English) ...

Kim Jong Un blasts defects at North Korea party cell meeting

Kim Jong Un blasts 'defects' at North Korea party cell meeting UPI News ...

N Korea to cut ties with Malaysia over US extradition ruling News

N Korea to cut ties with Malaysia over US extradition ruling Al Jazeera English ...

Saudi cuts April crude for some Asian refiners, maintains India supply s

Saudi cuts April crude for some Asian refiners, maintains India supply - sources Reuters ...

The five districts along AlUlas green pedestrian spine

The five districts along AlUla's 'green pedestrian spine' Arab News ...

Why is Saudi Arabia finally engaging with Iraq?

Why is Saudi Arabia finally engaging with Iraq? Brookings Institution ...

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to North Korea Times.

More Information
53
Fair in Statesville

Business

Section
Greater demand than supply causes Boston home prices to surge in 2021

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The cost of housing in the Boston area has reached record highs.According to the Greater Boston Association of ...

Stocks in Asia trade sideways, Nikkei 225 drops 168 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stocks were mixed on Friday despite solid losses on Wall Street.U.S. markets were hit with ...

To prevent cyber attacks, U.S. begins work to protect power industry

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration is asking power companies to put in place improvements to their systems to be alerted ...

Capital gains tax fears drive U.S. stocks lower

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday following news of a new capital gains tax planned by ...

Space rocket contract brings Amazon closer to offering global internet

ORLANDO, Florida: April 19 -- Amazon is moving ahead with plans to launch 3,200 satellites to offer Internet services from ...

UK unemployment figures fall, paint mixed message about recovery

LONDON, England: Held down by the government's huge jobs subsidies programme, Britain's unemployment rate surprisingly fell for the second month ...

Featured story

Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

Read More