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Kim Jong-un was in Beijing, China and NK confirm

Media playback is unsupported on your device After days of speculation, it has been confirmed that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un did pay a visit to Beijing. The visit, confirmed by China and North Korea, was Mr Kim’s first known foreign trip since...

Barrick Gold founder Peter Munk dead at 90

Canadian entrepreneur and philanthropist Peter Munk, who founded Barrick Gold and built it into the world’s biggest gold-mining company, has died at the age of 90. “Munk passed away peacefully in Toronto today, surrounded by his family,” Barrick said...

South Korea is in the middle of its own #MeToo movement

Members of women’s groups hold a news conference to join efforts to help support sexual abuse victims at the Press Center in Seoul on March 15. (Youkyung Lee/AP) Sue Mi Terry is a senior fellow with the Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies...

Myanmar and North Korea: compared and contrasted

(MENAFN – Asia Times) Based on extensive experience in both nations, Andray Abrahamian has written a book on why Myanmar came out of the cold and why North Korea did not By Andrew Salmon March 24, 2018 10:13 AM (UTC+8) As recently as 2010, North Korea and...