Sister of homicidal North Korean dictator is the new queen of cool for MSM

Sister of homicidal North Korean dictator is the new queen of cool for MSM

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2018 CNN said she was “stealing the show” at the Winter Olympics. A Washington Post reporter praised her for “throwing shade” at U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. The New York Times said she got the best of Pence just with her smile. Reuters awarded her the “diplomatic gold medal.” The […]

Olympics as N. Korea propaganda: Cheerleaders’ Kim Il-Sung masks outrage S. Koreans

Olympics as N. Korea propaganda: Cheerleaders’ Kim Il-Sung masks outrage S. Koreans

by WorldTribune Staff, February 12, 2018 Any doubts that Kim Jong-Un’s squad of cheerleaders was sent to the Winter Olympics for propaganda purposes may have been erased during the Feb. 10 women’s hockey game between the Korean unified team and Switzerland. During the game, which Switzerland won by a score of 8-0, the cheer group […]

NBC forced to apologize to the Korean people for the ‘ignorance’ of its Asia Correspondent

NBC forced to apologize to the Korean people for the ‘ignorance’ of its Asia Correspondent

by WorldTribune Staff, February 11, 2018 NBC issued an apology after one of its Olympics correspondents infuriated Koreans by saying “every Korean” is thankful for Japan’s key contributions in the resurgence of South Korea as a nation. NBC Asia Correspondent Joshua Cooper Ramo made the comment during the Opening Ceremony on Feb. 9, setting off […]

N. Korea showcases ICBMs on eve of Olympics charm offensive

N. Korea showcases ICBMs on eve of Olympics charm offensive

by WorldTribune Staff, February 8, 2018 As an all-female team of North Korean cheerleaders launched a Winter Olympics charm offensive down South, back at home dictator Kim Jong-Un was presiding over a massive military parade that rolled out the North’s ICBMs. In Washington, meanwhile, President Donald Trump’s request for a U.S. military parade was criticized […]

Arrival of Kim Jong-Un’s powerful sister for Olympics sets off speculations in Seoul

Arrival of Kim Jong-Un’s powerful sister for Olympics sets off speculations in Seoul

by WorldTribune Staff, February 7, 2018 Kim Yo-Jong, the sister and a top confidant of Kim Jong-Un, will represent North Korea’s ruling dynasty as she visits South Korea this week for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, a report said. The Unification Ministry in Seoul announced on Feb. 7 that Kim Yo-Jong, who is believed to […]

North Korea blames biased media coverage for cancellation of joint Olympics event

North Korea blames biased media coverage for cancellation of joint Olympics event

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2018 North Korea on Jan. 29 called off a joint cultural event with South Korea that was to celebrate the upcoming Winter Olympic Games. Pyongyang cited what it claimed to be “biased” media reports about the scheduled Feb. 4 event at Mount Kumgang in North Korea, the South Korean Yonhap […]

Détente fever hits Seoul, but allies oppose resuming aid to North Korea

Détente fever hits Seoul, but allies oppose resuming aid to North Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, January 23, 2018 South Korea’s proposal to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea was rebuffed by the United States, Japan and the UK, Japanese media reported on Jan. 23. During a meeting of top diplomats from some 20 countries in Vancouver last week, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Japanese Foreign Minister […]

‘Surprised’? Trump suggests he and Kim Jong-Un could be friends

‘Surprised’? Trump suggests he and Kim Jong-Un could be friends

by WorldTribune Staff, January 12, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump indicated that he actually has a “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, who the president has referred to in the past as “Little Rocket Man.” “I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong-Un,” Trump said in an interview with the Wall […]

In apparent signal to South, Pyongyang slams Trump’s conciliatory statement

In apparent signal to South, Pyongyang slams Trump’s conciliatory statement

by WorldTribune Staff, January 8, 2018 North Korea has shrugged off U.S. President Donald Trump’s willingness for direct talks with Kim Jong-Un and ramped up its harsh rhetoric in a clear signal to the leftist government in Seoul. “The U.S.-led unequal international order is now shaken by the roots by our Republic (the North) which […]

Pyongyang, Trump scramble for leverage in North-South talks

Pyongyang, Trump scramble for leverage in North-South talks

by WorldTribune Staff, January 7, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump and the North Korean regime led by Kim Jong-Un are jockeying for position ahead of rare high-level talks this week between South and North Korea. The two Koreas agreed to hold talks at the border village of Panmunjom on Jan. 9 to discuss the North’s […]