Yanji, North Korea Newswire

Yanji, North Korea Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Yanji, North Korea.

Results 1 - 20 of 35 in Yanji, North Korea

  1. Report: North Korea sending agents to China to hunt down defectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | UPI

    North Korean security officers are secretly crossing into China to arrest North Korean defectors who once worked as government officials in Pyongyang. A source who spoke to South Korean news outlet Daily NK on the condition of anonymity said the officers are part of a North Korea task force affiliated with Pyongyang's National Security Agency.

    Comment?

  2. North Korea says it is holding a naturalized American on espionage chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Stars and Stripes

    North Korea claims it is holding a naturalized U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying for South Korea, CNN reported Monday. If confirmed, the man would be one of several Americans detained in recent years by the reclusive communist state.

    Comment?

  3. Man claiming to be American says he is detained in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Boston.com

    A man claiming to be a naturalized US citizen told CNN he has been held in North Korea since October on charges of spying for the South, the network reported Monday. authorities took the man, identified as Kim Dong-chul, 62, to a hotel in Pyongyang, the North's capital, to be interviewed exclusively by a CNN reporter, the network said.

    Comment?

  4. U.S. looking into reports American's detention in N. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Korea Herald

    The U.S. State Department said Monday it's looking into reports that an American citizen has been arrested in North Korea on espionage charges. CNN has reported from Pyongyang that a purported Korean-American man, identified as Kim Dong-chul, has been detained in the North since October and is asking the U.S. or South Korea to help win his release.

    Comment?

  5. North Korea says it is holding a naturalized American on espionage chargesRead the original story

    Monday Jan 11 | Los Angeles Times

    North Korea claims it is holding a naturalized U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying for South Korea, CNN reported Monday. If confirmed, the man would be one of several Americans detained in recent years by the reclusive communist state.

    Comment?

  6. American prisoner in North Korea did a bizarre interview with CNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Mashable

    The notoriously secretive North Korea has allowed a CNN reporter to meet with a man who is being held prisoner by the North Korean government. The man claims to be a naturalized U.S. citizen.

    Comment?

  7. CNN: North Korea holding US citizen prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Hill

    "I'm asking the U.S. or South Korean government to come rescue me," Kim said during an interview at a hotel in the North Korean capital city. Kim told the news outlet that he was arrested last October after spying on the reclusive kingdom for "South Korean conservative elements."

    Comment?

  8. Canadian priest in North Korean labour camp 'digs holes alone for 8 hours a day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Mirror.co.uk

    Hyeon Soo Lim, who is South Korean born, was given a life sentence for attempting to overthrow tyrant Kim Jong-Un A western priest serving a life sentence in North Korea 's labour camps spends eight hours a day completely alone doing back-breaking work digging holes, he has revealed. Mr Hyeon, who was 60 at the time of his arrest last February, also revealed an American citizen is being held by the state for spying, according to CNN in North Korea's capital Pyongyang .

    Comment?

  9. North Korea holding U.S. citizen and Canada pastor: CNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Reuters

    A Canadian pastor serving a life sentence in North Korea for subversion said he spends eight hours a day digging holes at a labor camp, while a naturalized American citizen said he is being held by the state for spying, CNN reported from Pyongyang. If confirmed, Kim Dong Chul, who CNN said was 60 and formerly of Fairfax, Virginia, would be the second Western citizen known to be held currently in North Korea.

    Comment?

  10. North Korea holding another American prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | American Thinker

    Kim Dong Chul, a naturalized American, told reporter Will Ripley, that he spied for "conservative elements" in South Korea and that he wanted the US and South Korean government to rescue him. Kim, 62, was frogmarched into the room by stony-faced guards, who insisted that the interview be conducted in Korean, through an official translator.

    Comment?

  11. What influence? Chinese Koreans wonder after North Korea nuclear testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Reuters

    China's national flag flutters on the Chinese side of the banks of the Tumen river, as a North Korean village is seen behind, in Tumen, China, January 7, 2016. An ethnic Korean woman in a cafe near China's border with North Korea said she was terrified on hearing of the North's announcement this week that it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.

    Comment?

  12. China Halts Some Business with N.Korea After Nuke TestRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Chosun Ilbo

    China on Thursday restricted passage across the Tumen River Bridge linking Jilin Province with North Korea. A sign was posted in front of the bridge informing travelers of "maintenance work" but the bridge appeared to be in good order and there was no sign of workers there.

    Comment?

  13. Some tension, but trade uninterrupted at China - North Korea borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Star Online

    A day after North Korea said it exploded a nuclear device at a site near the Chinese border, security was tighter but there was no obvious sign Beijing's anger at the test had translated into any action to stem trade with its isolated neighbour. China is North Korea's main economic and diplomatic backer, and expressed anger with Pyongyang for the test.

    Comment?

  14. China-N.Korea border residents rattled by nuclear test tremor: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    People near the frontier with North Korea "clearly felt tremors" on Wednesday morning when Pyongyang said it detonated a hydrogen bomb. A man watches a news report on North Korea's first hydrogen bomb test at a railroad station in Seoul on January 6, 2016 AFP/Jung Yeon-Je BEIJING: Chinese border residents were evacuated from buildings after feeling tremors from North Korea's nuclear test on Wednesday , state media reported.

    Comment?

  15. Plane birth latest in bizarre airplane incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | WKRN

    The birth of a child by a Taiwanese woman aboard a flight to the United States is the latest in a long line of unexpected events aboard commercial airliners featuring the scary, dangerous and just plain bizarre. Here are some of the more noteworthy.

    Comment?

  16. North Koreans escaping to China to make money - but face tough choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Yanji is the center of the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture in the eastern Jilin province of China. The city of 400,000 people is home to many ethnic Koreans whose ancestors moved to this province from the mid 19th century.

    Comment?

  17. As Pyongyang celebrates, ordinary North Koreans must flee to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Sign in or create an account so we can save this story to your Reading List. You'll be able to access the story from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone.

    Comment?

  18. North Koreans escaping to China to make money, but face a clampdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Yanji is the center of the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture in the eastern Jilin province of China. The city of 400,000 people is home to many ethnic Koreans whose ancestors moved to this province from the mid 19th century.

    Comment?

  19. At China's big parade, North Korea's stay-at-home leader will be a no-showRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | The Washington Post

    When China celebrates its World War II "victory day" in a spectacular parade of military might Thursday, President Xi Jinping's "true friends" will be there. That includes Xi's closest Korean friend.

    Comment?

  20. Food and fuel behind the inter-Korean blowup?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | The Japan Times

    After midnight on Tuesday morning, North and South Korea ended a military standoff that began last week, when the two countries traded rocket artillery fire for the first time in five years. But other, more important behind-the-scenes action has likely been taking place, involving North Korea and its main trading partner and sole ally - China.

    Comment?