Chinese state-backed hackers have also been targeting vaccine-makers, the U.S. government said in July while announcing criminal charges.
Trump's bizarre diplomatic engagement with Pyongyang veered from mutual insults and threats of war to "love letters" and the first-ever meeting between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader
Kim as saying that Komdok’s typhoon-related damage was “more severe than he thought” and praised soldiers mobilized in rehabilitation projects for their devotion.
Ties between the Koreas remain strained amid the deadlocked nuclear diplomacy between Pyongyang and Washington.
Meanwhille, Kim also received a congratulatory message from China President Xi Jinping on the 75th founding anniversary of the WPK.
Kim described the North’s continuing efforts to develop its nuclear deterrent as necessary for its defense and said it wasn’t targeting any specific country with its military force.
Amid pandemic scare, North Korea conducted military parade to celebrate 75th foundation day of ruling party
State broadcaster KCTV did not show any early-morning parade live, and had not carried footage of it by mid-afternoon.
Lawmaker Ha Tae-keung, wrote on Facebook that Jo arrived in South Korea last year and is under the protection of the South Korean government.
Pompeo's trip to Tokyo will be the first by a top US official since Yoshihide Suga took office on September 16, succeeding veteran prime minister Shinzo Abe, a close ally of Washington.
The shooting triggered outrage and criticism that Seoul apparently wasted hours to rescue the South Korean official who was found adrift in North Korean waters before his death last Tuesday.
South Korea proposed a joint investigation to resolve discrepancies in each country’s account of the South Korean official's death last week.
Seoul could also possibly call for a joint investigation into Tuesday’s shooting, which sparked outrage in the South and drew a rare apology from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
It’s extremely unusual for a North Korean leader to apologize to rival South on any issue.
This means the North's UN mission in New York is something of a substitute for an official embassy in Washington.
South Korean officials condemned what they called North Korea’s “atrocious act” and urged it to apologize and punish those responsible.