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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Pic: AP

Only one Kim Jong-un: North Korea bans use of leader’s name

By Wed, Dec 03, 2014 11:38AM UTC Comments Off North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Pic: AP

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In North Korea, there can be only one Kim Jong Un....

North Korea: Kim Jong-un’s sister named senior official

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014 6:23PM UTC Comments Off North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has revealed that leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister is a senior official in the ruling Workers' Party, adding to analysts' views that she is an increasingly important part of the family dynasty that runs the country....

NKorea holds anti-UN rally as Kim Jong-un hits out at US ‘cannibals’

By Tue, Nov 25, 2014 5:24PM UTC Comments Off North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Pic: AP.

North Koreans have staged a mass rally to protest a United Nations resolution condemning their country's human rights record, the Associated Press reported Tuesday....

Seoul officials reveal Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

By Tue, Oct 28, 2014 6:56PM UTC Comments Off North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's spy agency says it has an explanation of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's mysterious 6-week-long public absence....

North Korea rumours fail to dent brisk tourism trade

By Wed, Oct 15, 2014 3:03PM UTC Comments Off A man watches a South Korean news program speculating on the whereabouts of North Korea's "Supreme Leader" in Seoul earlier this week. Pic: AP.

A visit to the Hermit Kingdom may seem like a contradiction in terms. And a business built on providing such tours would certainly seem jeopardised when the destination is plagued by reports of political power struggles and rampant human rights abuses. ...

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