South Korea’s economy unexpectedly speeds up | Latest World News | Business News | WION – WION

South Korea’s economy unexpectedly speeds up | Latest World News | Business News | WIONWION Hong Kong’s Hang Seng up 1% in mixed Asia trade; South Korea GDP beats estimatesCNBC We’re keeping an eye on South Korea’s export slowdown in the second half, says BofA SecuritiesCNBC International TV S.Korea’s economy unexpectedly speeds up, pointing to … Read more

North Korea likely behind $ 100 million Horizon crypto hack: Experts

A photo illustration showing the North Korean flag and a computer hacker. Budrul Chukrut | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images North Korean state-sponsored hackers were likely the perpetrators of a hack that led to the theft of around $ 100 million in cryptocurrency, according to analysis from blockchain researchers. The hackers targeted Horizon, … Read more

How Russia can beat EU sanctions – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Europe has deployed an unprecedented arsenal of economic sanctions against Moscow in an attempt to weaken Russia’s economy and force Vladimir Putin to abandon his war in Ukraine. But as the export bans bite over the coming months, Russia will start to crave banned goods that are essential … Read more

North Korea Announces Emerging Infectious Disease As COVID-19 Outbreak Continues

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea on Thursday reported the eruption of another infectious disease in addition to its ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, saying leader Kim Jong Un has donated his private medicines to those stricken with the new disease. It’s unclear how serious the new epidemic is, but some outside observers say North Korea … Read more

Kim Jong Un Rallies Behind North Korea’s Weapons Buildup

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doubled down on his arms buildup in the face of what he described as an aggravating security environment while outside governments monitor signs of a possibly imminent North Korean nuclear test explosion. Kim’s comments during a major three-day political conference that wrapped up Friday … Read more

Good Luck Not Accidentally Hiring a North Korean Scammer

For more than a decade, North Korean hackers and digital scammers have run wild, pilfering hundreds of millions of dollars to raise funds for the Hermit Kingdom and often leaving chaos in their wake. But while the United States and other governments regularly call out North Korea’s digital espionage operations and issue indictments against their … Read more

US And South Korea Talk Expanded Military Drills To Deter North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – US President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said after meeting Saturday that they will consider expanded joint military exercises to deter the nuclear threat from North Korea at a time when there’s little hope of real diplomacy on the matter. The announcement reflects a shift in … Read more

North Korea’s Suspected COVID-19 Outbreak Nears 2 Million

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea on Thursday reported 262,270 more suspected COVID-19 cases as its pandemic caseload neared 2 million – a week after the country acknowledged the outbreak and scrambled to slow infections in its unvaccinated population. The country is also trying to prevent its fragile economy from deteriorating further, but the … Read more

N. Korea’s Kim faces ‘huge dilemma’ on aid as virus surges

FILE – In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, visits a pharmacy in Pyongyang, North Korea on May 15, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is … Read more