Get real: U.S. commander in Korea says Kim in hot pursuit of unified communist nation

Get real: U.S. commander in Korea says Kim in hot pursuit of unified communist nation

by WorldTribune Staff, February 15, 2018 Kim Jong-Un has put on a charm offensive at the Winter Games while extracting money from South Korea under the guise of reunification, the leader of U.S. Pacific Command said. But the North Korean leader’s goal goes beyond preventing regime change, he said. Rather, he is focused on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

N. Korea warns of Olympics pullout after South’s praise of Trump

N. Korea warns of Olympics pullout after South’s praise of Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2018 North Korea is threatening to withdraw its contingent from the 2018 Winter Olympics after South Korea lauded U.S. President Donald Trump for his role in bringing about last week’s talks between the North and South. South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Jan. 10 said Trump deserved “big credit for […]

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 […]

Liberal government in Seoul sees Winter Games as opening for North Korea talks

Liberal government in Seoul sees Winter Games as opening for North Korea talks

by WorldTribune Staff, January 1, 2018 Liberal South Korean President Moon Jae-In ran on a platform that emphasized reaching out to North Korea for peace talks. Moon’s hopes were quickly dashed by North Korea’s escalating nuclear and missile tests, and his leftist government is in trouble with its base for providing enthusiastic lip service to […]