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Reporter : Shim Jae-yun
Thu, June 8, 2023 | 11:50
North Korea doubles number of cyber warriors
In a bid to strengthen and increase its cyber attacks, North Korea has almost doubled the number of its cyber warriors over the past two years, military sources say.
N. Korea has worst human trafficking record, US says
North Korea has the world’s worst human trafficking record and is not making any tangible efforts to improve the situation, according to the United States.
Speaker to pursue S-N parliamentary talks
National Assembly Speaker Chung Eui-hwa Wednesday said he will actively seek ways of holding inter-Korean parliamentary talks to discuss issues of reunification, cooperation and exchanges between the two Koreas.
Top security aide talks tough on NK misdeeds
President Park Geun-hye’s new national security advisor has warned against possible provocations from North Korea and pledged to take “relentless retaliatory measures against the enemy.”
Saenuri leadership up for grabs
A fierce battle for leadership of the ruling Saenuri Party has begun in the wake of the June 4 local elections.
WFP seeks Koreans for NK aid
The World Food Program (WFP) has decided to employ more staffers who can speak Korean to promote transparency in its project to assist North Korea, according to Radio Free Asia.
Foreign Ministry asks USFK to assist on GI investigation
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monday called on the U.S. Embassy in Seoul and U.S. Forces Korea to extend cooperation in its bid to conduct an investigation into an alleged sexual offense involving three U.S. soldiers.
Park warns of retaliation for NK nuke test
President Park Geun-hye has warned about the far-reaching impact of North Korea conducting another nuclear test in the near future.
Rep. Park elected first female floor leader of major opposition party
Rep. Park Young-sun, 54, of the New Politics Alliance was elected floor leader of the main opposition party. She beat Rep. Noh Young-min in the run-off vote, becoming the party’s first female floor leader. She was chosen as the new leader during a caucus of party members at the National Assembly.
Rodman claims he saw Jang alive after execution
In another striking event, former NBA star Dennis Rodman said he saw Jang Song-thaek, once the second man in North Korea, alive despite his alleged execution in December.
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