South Korean Minister of Unification Will Step Down

South Korea’s Unification Minister, the liaison for relations with North Korea, resigned on Friday due to mounting tensions in the peninsula.   The move comes a few days after Pyongyang blew up his liaison office with its southern neighbours. The following day, North Korea threatened to strengthen its military presence […]

China and Russia Seek Easing of Sanctions Against North Korea

South Korea will tackle North Korean defectors who send propaganda messages across the border.   These are often pamphlets criticizing dictator Kim Jong-un that is attached to balloons or launched into bottles. Kim’s younger sister, Kim Yo-jong, recently called the defectors “scum” and “dirty street dogs” who betrayed their homeland. […]