Thae Yong Ho is the most senior North Korean diplomat to defect to the south.
- 18 August, 2016 Top Asian News 5:42 a.m. GMT TOKYO (AP) — The defection of a North Korean senior diplomat in London poses a major problem for Pyongyang on a number of fronts — not least of which is how to publicly respond. As of Thursday, Pyongyang hadn't made a public statement about the defection. But when — or […]
- 15 June, 2018 Donald Trump Wants Attention Like Kim Jong Un Gets From North Koreans President Donald Trump strolled out of the White House Friday morning for an
- 20 August, 2016 North Korea calls diplomat who defected a 'criminal' Pyongyang says Thae Yong-ho embezzled state funds, raped a minor and spied for South Korea in exchange for money.
- 3 May, 2018 China's senior diplomat meets North Korea foreign minister: ministry SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's state councillor Wang Yi met North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho in Pyongyang on Wednesday to discuss bilateral ties and issues regarding the Korean peninsula, North Korean state news agency KCNA and China's fore...
- 1 February, 2018 Taboo North Korean flag raised in South for Olympics North Korea's national flag was raised in the South Thursday for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, organisers said, after an exemption came into force to avoid breaching Seoul's tough national security law. The two Koreas are still technically at war a...