North Korea is now imposing stiff fines or prison for anyone caught using South Korean speech or slang
North Korea is imposing stiff fines or prison for anyone caught enjoying South Korean entertainment or copying the way South Koreans... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A strong India would act as ‘counterbalance’ to China, says declassified U.S. document
The 10-page document outlines objectives and strategies with regard to China, North Korea, India and other countries in the Indo-Pacific region (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea's Kim Jong Un threatens to build more nuclear weapons
North Korea’s Kim Jong Un plans to beef up the country’s nuclear weapons arsenal and warned that the United States better tone down its... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea's Kim threatens to build more nukes and bring U.S. to its 'knees' as Trump's term ends
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un called the U.S. his country's "arch-enemy." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kim Jong-un admits mistakes as party opens rare congress, says economic plan failed ‘in almost all areas'
The gathering is the first of its kind in five years, only the eighth in North Korea's history, and comes two weeks before US... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea requests Covid vaccine after months of claiming to have never had a case
The country has so far refused to acknowledge a single case of coronavirus (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden plans to resume Obama’s war on Christianity: Dem memo declares white Christians country’s foremost “national security threat”
(Natural News) Democrat Joe Biden’s message of wanting to ‘unify our divided country’ suffered another credibility blow in the wake of a newly uncovered Democratic memo that warns two-thirds of our country is a bigger threat than China, Russia, Iran and North Korea combined. A report prepared especially for the (potentially) incoming Biden administration from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korean fishing boat captain publicly executed for listening to banned foreign radio: report
A North Korean fishing boat captain was publicly executed by North Korean authorities in mid-October after admitting to listening to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NKorea vows to redevelop mountain tour site despite pandemic
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A top North Korea official has visited a mountain resort that had been jointly run with rival South Korea... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korean fishing captain is publicly executed for listening to foreign radio while at sea
The US government-funded Radio Free Asia claims the mariner, who was reportedly executed by firing squad in front of 100 workers, was... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kim's sister slams Seoul for questioning zero-virus claim
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's influential sister has lambasted South Korea’s foreign minister for questioning the North’s claim to be coronavirus free and warned of possible consequences (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Kim's sister slams Seoul over questioning zero-virus claim
The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has lambasted South Korea’s foreign minister for questioning the North’s claim to be coronavirus free, warning of potential consequences for the comments (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

North Korea Publicly Executes Smuggler for Violating COVID-19 Quarantine Rule
Authorities make an example of smuggler to usher in new ‘ultra-high-level emergency quarantine measures.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suspected North Korean Hackers Targeted COVID Vaccine Maker AstraZeneca: Sources Suspected North Korean Hackers Targeted COVID Vaccine Maker AstraZeneca: Sources
Suspected North Korean hackers have tried to break into the systems of British drugmaker AstraZeneca in recent weeks, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, as the company races to deploy its vaccine for the COVID-19 virus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, family given experimental coronavirus vaccine from China, analyst says
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his family were recently given an experimental coronavirus vaccine from China, a US analyst said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korean hackers target COVID-19 vaccine maker AstraZeneca: Report
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Korea: Kim Jong Un has executed citizens, shut down capital to stop COVID-19 spread
The North Korean government under leader Kim Jong Un has ordered the execution of at least two people, locked down the capital of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

S Korea agency says N Korea executed people, shut Pyongyang
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered at least two people executed, banned fishing at sea and locked... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Loose Screws Help Defector Give Korean Guards the Slip
South Korea said its sensors had malfunctioned, allowing a North Korean to defect undetected, in the military’s most embarrassing border... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Bolsonaro won't take vaccine; North Korea vaccine 'hack'
US reports more than 180,000 cases as holiday begins; 99% of England ’s population face tough new curbs; Astra Zeneca likely to begin new trial of vaccine. Follow the developments liveScrutiny grows over Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccineUS cases, hospitalisations and deaths rise amid Thanksgiving rushSurge of Aids-related deaths feared as Covid pandemic puts gains at riskChristmas and Covid: is mixing households a good idea?3.38amGMTSouth Korea’s intelligence agency foiledNorth Korean attempts to hack into South Korean companies developing coronavirus vaccines, the News1 agency reported on Friday, citing a ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Martin Farrer Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science US news Source Type: news

Former North Korean gymnast says he jumped over 10-foot fence to defect
The man, who is described as being in his 20s, told them that he used his gymnastic training to leap over the fence undetected — even... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Defecting gymnast escapes North Korea by ‘vaulting 12 foot border wall’
A NORTH KOREAN gymnast has sensationally vaulted over a 12ft barbed wire fence to reach freedom in the south according to reports. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Testing the pathway from pre-migration sexual violence to suicide-related risk among North Korean refugee women living in South Korea: do social networks matter? - Um MY, Lee JO, Kim HJ, Rice E, Palinkas LA.
PURPOSE: To examine the pathways from pre-migration sexual violence to suicide-related risk via the lack of important social networks among North Korean refugee women living in South Korea. METHODS: As part of a larger study, cross-sectional social net... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

North Koreans with COVID-19 thrown into secret "quarantine camps" to die of starvation
(Natural News) A whistleblower recently revealed that coronavirus-infected people in North Korea are sent to “secret” quarantine camps to die. Christian activist Tim Peters said the quarantine camps were set up in cities near the Chinese border and that the North Korean government provided “absolutely minimal or no food or medicine” to people in these camps. Peters... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Priti Patel bullying report: head of civil servants' union accuses PM of failure of 'moral authority' – live
Latest updates: general secretary of FDAaccuses Boris Johnson of failure of ‘political leadership’ after ministerial code adviser quitsas PM stands by home secretaryJohnson adviser quits after being overruled on bullyingPatel inquiry: why was it held and what did it find?How Johnson found grounds to ignore bullying verdictUK sourced PPE from factories secretly using N Korean slave labourNHS prepares dozens of mass vaccination centresCoronavirus – latest global updates4.00pmGMTBoris Johnson ’s dismissal of an official inquiry finding evidence that Priti Patel bullied civil servants, could further jeo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Amy Walker (now) and Damien Gayle (earlier) Tags: Politics Coronavirus UK news Rishi Sunak Boris Johnson Priti Patel Infectious diseases Medical research House of Commons Conservatives Public finance Tax and spending NHS Source Type: news

Kim Jong Un calls for tougher COVID-19 measures at first appearance in 25 days
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for stronger anti-pandemic measures, state media reported Monday, marking his first public... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Microsoft says North Korea and Russia are trying to hack into covid vaccine research
According to Microsoft, state-backed hackers from Russia and North Korea are attempting to break into systems dealing with coronavirus... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

State-Backed Russian, North Korean Hackers Targeting Covid-19 Vaccine Research, Microsoft Alleges
The company is urging world leaders to target actors facilitated by nation-states. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Siladitya Ray, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Cybersecurity /cybersecurity Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

Microsoft: Russian, North Korean hackers target vaccine work
Microsoft says state-backed Russian and North Korean hackers have in recent months tried to steal valuable data from leading pharmaceutical companies and COVID-19 vaccine researchers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

North Korea Reportedly Leaving COVID-19 Victims to Die in Secret 'Quarantine Camps'
Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, North Korea has repeatedly insisted it remains COVID-19 free. But new reports claim the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea bans smoking in public places to safeguard 'hygienic living'
Measure comes despite almos 44% of the country’s male population being smokers, including leader Kim Jong-un (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid patients in North Korea are being left to starve to death in quarantine camps
Tim Peters, a Christian activist, said sources in North Korea claim coronavirus 'quarantine camps' have been set up in cities near the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Koreans systematically raped, tortured and degraded in jail, says rights group
‘If we moved, we were punished,’ witnesses describe horrors of system where guilt is assumed and corruption is rampant (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Filmmaker spends 10 years secretly recording North Korea ’s shady dealings
In 2016, a Danish documentary film director teamed up with two actors who would pretend to be interested in buying weapons and drug... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden vs. Trump: You saw them in town halls, how do they differ on international stage?
Joe Biden has vowed to reverse many of Trump's foreign policy decisions – from immigration, to climate change to North Korea and Russia. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kevin McCarthy: Facebook and Twitter censorship of NY Post bombshell article like that of 'China, North Korea, or Iran'
(Natural News) House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) called out Facebook and Twitter for their efforts to suppress a New York Post article that alleged Hunter Biden “facilitated” a meeting between his father, former Vice President Joe Biden, and a Ukrainian gas company. (Article by Kyle Morris republished from Breitbart.com) McCarthy’s remarks came after the two social media... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Administration Proposes New Student Visa Restrictions
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a proposed rulemaking on September 25, 2020 that would impose new restrictions on international student visas. The proposed changes would require international students to apply for a visa extension after fixed terms of two to four years. Essentially, an expiration date would be placed on most student visas that previously lasted the duration of a student’s degree program. Most international student visas would expire after four years, while some students, depending on their country of origin, would have to apply for an extension after two years - specifically studen...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 13, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

North Korea has unveiled a new ballistic missile whose "colossal" size has surprised even seasoned analysts of the country's arsenal
A defence expert explains why a new missile displayed at a military parade is a threat to the US. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea unveils large intercontinental ballistic missile at military parade
North Korea unveiled a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICMB) at a military parade Saturday, showing off its long-range weapons... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea unveils massive new ballistic missile in military parade
North Korea unveiled what analysts believe to be one of the world's largest ballistic missiles at a military parade celebrating the 75th... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea holds military parade with missiles
The rare night time military parade comes weeks before the US presidential election. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea on virus threat: 'Under safe and stable control'
North Korea is calling on the world’s governments to “display effective leadership” in the fight against COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live updates: global death toll nears 1m, Australian state of Victoria set to ease restrictions
France records more than 14,000 new Covid cases; Colombia passes 800,000 infections; Saudi Arabia plans to resume tourist visas by early 2021. Follow latest updatesBoris Johnson faces revolt over forcing through Covid measuresAustralia: ‘We should not pretend everybody is suffering equally’Ex-care home bosses charged over dozens of Covid deaths in MassachusettsWhy dogs might be a Covid tester ’s best friendSee all our coronavirus coverage12.35amBSTCovid-19 has had far-reaching impacts all around the world – including on how defence forces operate.Australia ’s defence minister, Linda Reynolds, ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 26, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Davidson Tags: Coronavirus outbreak France UK news Europe Infectious diseases Science World news Saudi Arabia Japan South Korea Australia news Source Type: news

Kim Jong-un ‘in a coma as North Korea transfers powers to his sister’
North Korean leader claimed to be 'in coma' and 'transferring some of his powers to his younger sister, Kim Yo-jong'. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As U.S. Schools Move to Reopen Despite Covid-19, Teachers Threaten to Strike
Barack Obama and other Democrats denounced President Trump ’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. North Korea said that floods, sanctions and the virus had hurt its economy. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

North Korea to hold key party meeting amid economic woes
 North Korea will open a high-profile political conference on Wednesday to discuss unspecified “crucial” crucial issues as it struggles to keep afloat a sanctions-ravaged economy hit further by its anti-virus efforts and devastating flooding (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

California Becomes First State to Report 600,000 Coronavirus Cases
North Korea lifted a lockdown as New Zealand extended one. Britain will require some travelers to self-isolate. France declared Paris a high-risk region for the virus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Live Coronavirus News: World Updates
North Korea lifted a lockdown on a border city. Britain will require travelers arriving from France, the Netherlands and elsewhere to self-isolate. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

North Korea lifts lockdown in city, rejects flood, virus aid
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has lifted a lockdown at a major city near the border with South Korea where thousands had been quarantined for weeks over coronavirus worries (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

More countries around the world are seeing a resurgence in coronavirus infections
Spikes in coronavirus infections in the Asia-Pacific region have dispelled any notion the worst may be over, with Australia, India and Hong Kong reporting record daily cases, Vietnam testing thousands and North Korea urging vigilance. Here's what's happening in Canada and the rest of the world on Thursday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news