North Korean leader Kim Jong-un compares economic woes to 1990s famine
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un compares his country's severe economic difficulties to a 1990s famine that laid waste to the isolated society. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kim Jong-un warns of North Korea crisis similar to deadly 90s famine
Human rights groups say North Korea is facing dire food shortages and economic instability. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asia Today: North Korea tells WHO it's still virus-free
North Korea has continued to claim a perfect record in keeping out the coronavirus in its latest report to the World Health Organization (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: N Korea says it still has no coronavirus cases
North Korea continues to claim a perfect record in keeping out the coronavirus in its latest report to the World Health Organization (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

North Korean workers in Russia defect to South Korea
Three North Korean laborers who were detained in Russia have been freed and allowed to travel to South Korea, according to a Russian news report. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea reportedly won't participate in Tokyo Olympic Games
North Korea will reportedly drop out of the Tokyo Olympics due to concerns over the coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea says it won't join Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19 concerns: Yonhap
North Korea will not join the Tokyo Olympics this year due to coronavirus concerns, the country's sports ministry said on Tuesday,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S., Japan, South Korea begin talks on North Korea
The United States, South Korea and Japan agreed in high-level security talks on Friday to work together to keep up pressure on North... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea sees mass exodus of foreigners due to Covid-19, Russian Embassy says
Foreign diplomats and aid workers have fled North Korea en masse in recent months due to shortages of goods and "unprecedented"... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia: North Korea 'exodus' will continue amid hardship
Russia's embassy in North Korea says the country is suffering severe shortages of medicines and necessary goods amid the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

North Korea is installing concrete barriers and high-voltage wires along its border with China
A source in North Korea told Daily NK last Thursday that the authorities are installing concrete barriers and high-voltage wires along... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden does not intend to meet with North Korea's Kim
U.S. President Joe Biden does not intend to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the White House said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea accuses U.N. of double standard over missile firings
“It constitutes a denial of sovereignty." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

N Korea confirms missile tests as Biden warns of response
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday confirmed it had tested a new guided missile, as President Joe Biden warned of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six North Korean border guards defect to China 'due to hunger and fatigue'
A unit of six North Korean border soldiers has defected to China, according to reports, in a sign of the increasingly high level of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan
Pyongyang is banned from testing such missiles, which were launched into the Sea of Japan. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles, U.S., Japanese officials say
News of the launch comes after it was reported that the country fired at least one missile over the weekend, an action the U.S. downplayed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea Fired 2 Ballistic Missiles, U.S. and Japan Say
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan said the test “threatens the peace and security of Japan and the region, and is a violation of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea's missile launches pose threat to regional security: Japan PM Suga
Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Thursday that North Korea fired two ballistic missiles, which fell outside the Japanese... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles, senior US official says
North Korea launched two ballistic missiles on Thursday, according to an intelligence assessment, a senior US official tells CNN. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea fires unidentified projectiles into Sea of Japan, U.S. allies say
The string of tests comes as Pyongyang ignores invitations from Washington to discuss denuclearization. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese company Winson Group caught illegally shipping oil to North Korea, violating UN sanctions
For a Visual Investigations project that looked at violations of United Nations sanctions, more than a dozen journalists examined a maze... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A North Korean citizen was taken into U.S. custody on Saturday after being extradited from Malaysia to face money laundering charges,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Korean citizen was taken into U.S. custody on Saturday after being extradited from Malaysia to face money... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea to cut Malaysia ties over extradition of citizen to US
Pyongyang says Washington will 'pay a price' for role in diplomatic mess (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea blasts K-pop industry as 'slave-like exploitation' amid crackdown on foreign media
North Korean propaganda website accuses K-pop record labels of exploiting bands like BTS and Blackpink-- likely part of a push by... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top US officials weigh North Korea options in talks in Seoul
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Fresh off a stop in Tokyo, President Joe Biden’s top diplomat and defense chief traveled to South Korea on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US has assessed North Korea could be preparing to carry out first weapons test since Biden took office
US intelligence has assessed that North Korea could be preparing to carry out their first weapons test since President Joe Biden came... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea breaks silence to warn US against 'causing a stink'
Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korea's leader, warned the Biden administration against "causing a stink at its first step" on Monday,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea 'not responding' to US contact efforts
The Biden administration has tried several ways to get in touch with North Korea, officials say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea unresponsive to behind-the-scenes Biden administration outreach
North Korea has not responded to behind-the-scenes diplomatic outreach since mid-February by President Joe Biden's administration,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden administration started outreach to North Korea last month, but country is unresponsive
The Biden administration launched a behind-the-scenes push last month to reach out to North Korea through multiple channels, a senior... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four publicly executed in Pyongyang on charges of distributing "illegal video materials"
Four North Koreans were publicly executed in Pyongyang recently on charges of distributing “illegal video materials,” Daily NK has... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World powers ignoring North Korea crimes against humanity amid nuclear programme focus: U.N. expert
World powers bear responsibility for ignoring crimes against humanity that may still be perpetrated by authorities in North Korea amid a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian Diplomats Flee North Korea by Hand-Powered Rail Cart
Stuck in the hermit kingdom since North Korea sealed its borders due to the coronavirus, Russian diplomats found an imaginative way to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid forces Russian diplomats to leave North Korea by hand-pushed railcar
Already isolated before the Covid-19 pandemic, North Korea has shut its doors even tighter in an effort to fight the virus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US court awards $2.3 billion to USS Pueblo crew held hostage by North Korea more than 50 years ago
A US federal court has awarded $2.3 billion in damages to several crew members of the USS Pueblo and their surviving families, more than... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian diplomats and their families leave North Korea by hand-pushed rail trolley due to Covid-19 restrictions
Eight employees of Russia's Embassy in Pyongyang and their families spent more than 34 hours trying to leave North Korea this week, a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea ’s borders are closed, but Russia says some of its citizens found a way out by trolley
Russia’s Foreign Ministry said some of its citizens, including a diplomat and his 3-year-old, left North Korea on a hand-pushed railroad trolley. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian diplomats exit North Korea by hand-pushed trolley
The Russian Foreign Ministry posted images on its Twitter account that showed diplomats from the country and family leaving North Korea... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

John Bolton says Trump invited Kim Jong Un on Air Force One as he thought it'd be "really cool"
Former President Donald Trump reportedly "thought it would be really cool" to offer North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un a ride "back home... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea hacked Pfizer because it wants to sell bootleg COVID vaccines on the international black market, sources say
North Korea is well-practiced at drug smuggling and hacking, and needs as much foreign currency as it can get. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea ’s economy is ravaged by sanctions and pandemic isolation. Kim is lashing out
What happens when a state-run economy craters? Impose more state control, according to Kim Jong Un. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea puts $10,000 bounty on escaped construction workers in Russia
This article was originally published by Radio Free Asia and is reprinted with permission. North Korean agents in Russia are offering a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

S. Korea spy agency: N. Korea hackers targeted vaccine tech
South Korea’s spy agency says North Korean hackers attempted to steal information about coronavirus vaccines and treatments (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

North Korean hackers tried to steal Pfizer vaccine know-how, lawmaker says
South Korea's intelligence agency has said North Korea attempted to steal information on coronavirus vaccines and treatments by hacking... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report: North Korean Hackers Tried To Steal Covid-19 Vaccine Tech From Pfizer
The isolated country has previously been accused of targeting researchers and pharma companies for sensitive information on the pandemic. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Cybersecurity /cybersecurity Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

North Korea attempted to hack Pfizer for coronavirus vaccine information: report
North Korean hackers tried breaking into the computer systems of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to access information on a coronavirus... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea made attempts to steal COVID-19 vaccine technology from Pfizer: Yonhap citing NIS
North Korea has attempted to steal COVID-19 vaccine technology by hacking Pfizer Inc according to South Korea's National Intelligence... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Factors affecting changes in the mental health of North Korean refugee youths: a three-year follow-up study - Seong Y, Park S.
This study identified factors affecting changes in depression of 64 North Korean refugee youths (NKRYs) aged 13 to 23 years (40 female) using follow-up data over a three-year period. We collected intrapersonal factors (emotional regulation strategies, resi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

North Korean hackers stole $316 million to fund its nuclear weapons program last year, UN report says
The report, which was obtained by CNN and the AP, said the hackers targeted global financial institutions and virtual currency-exchange houses. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news