Tokyo Olympics: IOC looking at redistributing slots held for North Korea

With the Tokyo Olympics round the corner, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is looking at redistributing the slots that were held for North Korea. An IOC official speaking at a press conference explained the need to finalize the allocation of slots to ensure fairness as there are athletes waiting for information about participating in the […]

US, South Korea willing to reduce tensions by diplomatic steps towards North Korea

The United States and South Korea are deeply concerned about the issue of the denuclearization of North Korea and willing to reduce tensions via diplomatic steps, US President Joe Biden said during a joint press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. “My team consulted closely with President Moon’s team throughout the process of our DPRK [North Korea policy] review, […]

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un urges ‘maximum alert’ on Covid-19

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged officials to maintain “maximum alert” against the coronavirus pandemic, criticising unspecified complacencies in the country’s anti-virus campaign that he said risked “unimaginable and irretrievable crisis.” Despite the warnings, state media said Friday that Kim reaffirmed government claims that there hasn’t been a single […]