October 26, 2021

Kim Jong Un’s 3 kids

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The mysterious lives of the 3 kids who are believed to be Kim Jong Un’ By Michelle Mark From Business Insider North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is believed to have three children with his wife Ri Sol-ju. There are few details on the kids, but they’re believed to be between the ages of 10 […]

Pentagon: North Korea fired ICBM

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From Newsmax The Pentagon says North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile early Wednesday Korea time. The missile traveled 2,800 miles and landed close to Japan and was the first test by Pyongyang since a missile fired over its neighbor in mid-September, officials said. North Korea launched the missile a week after President Donald Trump […]

Harvard: North Korea preparing smallpox, plague attacks

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By James Morrison From Newsmax Aside from threatening nuclear war against the United States, North Korea is also suspected of secretly developing a vast biological-weapons program that could unleash fear and death in crowded cities, a Harvard University study warns. “North Korea is likely to use biological weapons before or at the beginning of a […]

IKEA is opening a store near the North Korean border

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By Oliver Pechter, Business Insider Nordic In the midst of an ongoing crisis with a saber-rattling North Korea, Swedish furniture giant Ikea is opening a gigantic department store in South Korea, close to the border. This news was reported by Korea Herald. The new department store will be located in a four-story building in Goyang, the […]

Here’s how the market responds when the US goes to war

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By Mark Armbruster, CFA Institute From Business Insider The stock market hates uncertainty, and there is plenty of uncertainty with respect to the tensions over the latest round of North Korean missile tests. This post, originally published 13 September 2013, focused on the violence in the Middle East, specifically Syria, and the potential that the United […]

China has the tools to cripple North Korea’s economy — here’s why it won’t

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By Joe Mcdonald, Associated Press From Business Insider BEIJING (AP) — China has the economic tools to pressure North Korea but fears pushing Kim Jong Un’s government so hard it collapses. Though China has long been the North’s main trading partner and diplomatic protector, Kim’s nuclear and missile tests have alienated Chinese leaders, who supported […]

Nikki Haley to UN: North Korea’s Kim Jong Un ‘Begging for War’

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From Newsmax U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Monday it was time for the U.N. Security Council to impose “the strongest possible measures” on North Korea over its sixth and largest nuclear test because “enough is enough.” Haley told an emergency session of the Security Council that its incremental sanctions approach […]

US Navy ship and oil tanker collide near Singapore

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From BBC Ten US Navy sailors are missing and five have been injured after a US destroyer and an oil tanker collided near Singapore, the Navy says. The guided missile destroyer USS John S McCain was sailing east of Singapore and preparing to stop in the port when the collision with the Liberian-flagged vessel occurred. […]

China and North Korea’s worst nightmare is coming true with US missile defenses in South Korea

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By Alex Lockie From Business Insider In light of surging tensions between North Korea, its neighbors, and the US, South Korea has decided to deploy more powerful US missile defense batteries. South Korean President Moon Jae In, who had initially been resistant to increased US missile defense deployments,requested talks on improving his country’s defensive posture in […]

North Korea’s Kim Says Trump Must Make ‘Right Choice’ to Avoid War

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From Newsmax North Korea said Tuesday that leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military’s plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam as part of an effort to create “enveloping fire” near the U.S. military hub in the Pacific. The comments, while typically belligerent, are significant because they appeared to signal a path […]