North Korea’s suspected Covid-19 caseload nears 2 million

The country is also trying to prevent its fragile economy from deteriorating further, but the outbreak could be worse than officially reported since the country lacks virus tests and other health care resources and may be underreporting deaths to soften the political impact on authoritarian leader Kim Jong Un . North Korea’s anti-virus headquarters reported … Read more

S Korea’s next leader faces escalating N Korean threat

During his election campaign, South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk Yeol had tough words for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he would teach his rival some manners and sternly deal with his provocative missile tests with a strengthened alliance with the United States. But as he takes office Tuesday for a five-year term, the … Read more