From skinny jeans to trench coats: Bizarre fashion bans in North Korea | The Times of India

From skinny jeans to trench coats Bizarre fashion bans in.cms

It’s a known fact that North Korean follows an authoritative regime. The constitution defines North Korea as “a dictatorship of people’s democracy” under the leadership of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), headed by Kim Jong-un. While human rights violations happening in the country have always made news, another edition to the list is fashion … Read more

kim: North Korean leader praises efforts to build ‘model’ city – Times of India

kim North Korean leader praises efforts to build model city

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has returned from a monthlong break from public view to inspect a major development project near the border with China, which he said epitomizes his country’s “iron will” to achieve prosperity in the face of international isolation and pressure. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday … Read more

China, Russia urge UNSC to end key sanctions on North Korea – Times of India

China Russia urge UNSC to end key sanctions on North

NEW YORK: China and Russia are urging the UN security council to end a host of sanctions against North Korea ranging from the export of seafood and textiles to the cap on imports of refined petroleum products and the ban on its citizens working overseas and sending home their earnings. A draft resolution circulated to … Read more

Moon Jae-in tells Pope a visit to North would help peace in Koreas – Times of India

Moon Jae in tells Pope a visit to North would help

VATICAN CITY: South Korean President Moon Jae-in gave Pope Francis a statue of a cross made with barbed wire from the demilitarized zone separating the Koreas and told him Friday that a papal visit to the North would help create “momentum for peace” on the peninsula, officials said. Moon, a Catholic, called on Francis before … Read more