EXPLANATION: What aid are North Korean weapons to Russia?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea apparently plans to sell millions of missiles and artillery shells — many of them probably from his old stash — to his Cold War ally Russia. Russia has called a US intelligence report on the purchase plan ‘fake’. But US officials say it shows Russia’s desperation over the … Read more

US: Russia to buy missiles and artillery shells from North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia’s Defense Ministry is purchasing millions of missiles and artillery shells from North Korea for its ongoing battle in Ukraineaccording to a recently downgraded finding from U.S. intelligence. A US official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the intelligence agency’s determination, said on Monday that Russia’s turning to the isolated … Read more

South Korea implements 0.25% rate hike | Economy | Business news | WION – WION

South Korea implements 0.25% rate hike | Economy | Business news | WIONWION Bank of Korea opts for smaller rate hike, sees faster inflationBloomberg Bank of Korea raises key interest rate by 25 basis points to 2.50%Arirang News Analysis: Indonesian bulls welcome better-late-than-never rate hikeReuters South Korea implements 25 basis point rate hike to fight … Read more

US, South Korea open biggest exercises in years amid threats in the north – NBC New York

The United States and South Korea began their largest combined military training in years on Monday as they ramp up their defenses against the growing North Korean nuclear threat. The exercises could provoke an angry response from North Korea, which has ramped up its weapons testing activities at a record pace this year, while repeatedly … Read more

South Korea’s Foreign Labor Crisis, Older Workers Back in Factories | Business news | WION – WION

South Korea’s Foreign Labor Crisis, Older Workers Back in Factories | Business news | WIONWIONSee full coverage on Google News

North Korea reports no new cases of ‘fever’ for the first time since May

North Korea has reported no new cases of “fever” for the first time since mid-May, when it abruptly announced its first domestic outbreak of COVID-19, and has imposed strict measures to contain the spread of the virus. The state’s Northern Epidemic Center said it had found zero fever patients in its most recent 24-hour period, … Read more

Kim threatens to use nuclear weapons amid tensions with US, South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned he is ready to use his nuclear weapons in possible military conflicts with the United States and South Korea, state media said Thursday, as he unleashed fiery rhetoric at rivals he says are pushing the Korean peninsula on the brink of war. … Read more

South Korean economy accelerates unexpectedly | Latest world news | Business news | WION – WION

South Korean economy accelerates unexpectedly | Latest world news | Business news | WIONWION Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was up 1% in Asian mixed trading; South Korea GDP exceeds estimatesCNBC We keep an eye on South Korea’s export slowdown in the second half, says BofA SecuritiesCNBC International TV South Korea’s economy accelerates unexpectedly, pointing to … Read more

North Korea puts emphasis on traditional medicine to fight COVID-19

PAJU, South Korea — As a medical student in North Korea, Lee Gwang-jin said he treated his fever and other minor ailments with traditional herbal medicine. But a serious illness could cause problems, as hospitals in his rural hometown lacked the ambulances and beds — and sometimes even the electricity — needed to treat critical … Read more