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Kim Jong-un orders army to help distribute medicine
Kim Jong-un has criticised North Korea's pandemic response and ordered the army to help distribute medicine, state media said Monday. Kim Jong-un has criticised North Korea's pandemic response and ordered the army to help distribute medicine, state media ...
Updated: 05/16/2022
Kim orders military to stabilise supply of medicines in Pyongyang
The DPRK leader Kim Jong-un center visited a pharmacy in Pyongyang on May 15, 2022, according to this photo provided by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea government. SEOUL SINGAPORE HANOI - the Democratic Peoples's Republic OF Korea's Republic Of Korea's republic ...
Updated: 05/16/2022
North Korea says 42 dead as virus lockdown begins
.... Since the morning of May 12th, all provinces, cities and counties of the country have been locked down and a strict and intensive examination of all the people is being conducted, according to KCNA . A day earlier in the day, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the spread of Covid-19 had thrust his country into great turmoil and called for an all-out battle to overcome the outbreak. Despite the lock-ins, Kim and other senior officials attended funeral services for Yang Hyong-sop , a former head ...
Updated: 05/15/2022
North Korea reports record spike in suspected coronavirus infections
SEOUL, North Korea reported a dramatic surge in suspected coronaviruses infections and deaths on Saturday as it struggled to contain its first reported outbreak, which the country s leader, Kim Jong-un, said could be the biggest crisis since its nation s founding. SEOUL — North Korea reported a dramatic surge in suspected coronaviruses infections and deaths on Saturday as it struggled to contain its first reported outbreak, which the country ...
Updated: 05/14/2022
North Korea’s first Covid outbreak a ‘great disaster’
North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, declared the country's first Covid 19 outbreak a great disaster, as it reported 21 more deaths. North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un , declared the country's first Covid 19 outbreak a great disaster, as it reported 21 more deaths. On Friday ...
Updated: 05/14/2022
Six dead in North Korea as Covid spreads
... signs of the flu, with 162,200 of them treated so far. At least six people who had shown symptoms of the disease died, with one of those cases being confirmed to have contracted the Omicron variant of the virus, KCNA said. The North Korean ruler, Kim Jong-un , visited the anti-virus command centre on Tuesday, a day after declaring the gravest state emergency and ordering a national lock-down. North Korea had claimed that it had not recorded a single Covid case until it closed its borders at the beginning ...
Updated: 05/12/2022
North Korea confirms outbreak of Covid19
... past two years and three months since February 2020. The report said people in Pyongyang contracted the Omicron variant, without providing any details on case numbers or possible sources of infection. The report was published as North Korea's ruler, Kim Jong-un , chaired a Workers Party meeting to discuss responses to the first outbreak of the coronaviruses. During the meeting, Kim reportedly called for officials to try to control transmissions and eliminate the infection source as soon as possible....
Updated: 05/12/2022
North Korea fires submarine-launched ballistic missile hours after US warns of nuclear test
... North's 15th missile test this year, a rapid pace by recent standards, and its second this week, taking place three days before Yoon Suk-yeol , South Korea's president-elect, is scheduled to take office. Analysts have warned that North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un , is likely to order more weapons tests in the coming weeks, to develop the North's missile and nuclear technology and to gain potential diplomatic leverage against Mr. Yoon and President Biden , who plan to meet in Seoul later this month. On ...
Updated: 05/07/2022
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