South Korea OKs Blockchain Certificate Use in Public, Private Sectors

Tyler Hromadka

Source: Adobe/cooperr. The South Korean federal government will permit the use of blockchain-powered public certificates starting in December this year. Per Hanguk Ilbo and UPI News, Seoul states that it will make modifications to the country’s existing Electronic Signatures Law that will permit business and people to utilize blockchain-powered certificates– enabling companies to use these […]

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China Quietly Shipping Grain to North Korea, Port Sources Say

Sandra Loyd

Ships bring grain identified as “construction materials” have actually been cruising from a northeastern Chinese port to close-by North Korea, dockworkers informed RFA, explaining a secret operation run during the night kept to prevent international analysis. North Korea, which has actually had problem with persistent food insecurity for years, suffered a substantial financial shock in […]

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U.S. Embassy in South Korea Unfurls Giant Black Lives Matter Banner

Adrian Ovalle

The U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, unfurled a banner reading “Black Lives Matter” throughout its structure and posted on social media Saturday that it stood “in solidarity with fellow Americans grieving and peacefully protesting to demand positive change.” The U.S. Embassy stands in uniformity with fellow Americans grieving and in harmony objecting to require […]

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South Korea Edges Closer to CBDC Rollout Without Any Comitment

Tyler Hromadka

The Gwangandaegyo or Diamond Bridge in Busan, SouthKorea Source: Adobe/Tom. The South Korean main bank has actually declared its digital currency strategies– however continues to add disclaimers, refusing to commit to releasing a digital version of its won fiat currency. Per paper Hankyoreh, the main Bank of Korea (BOK) has actually launched a method file […]

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North Korea Executes Couple For Trying to Escape to South During COVID-19 Emergency

Sandra Loyd

North Korean authorities previously this month performed a couple for trying to leave the nation during the COVID-19 national emergency quarantine, sources in the nation informed RFA. The couple, from Ryanggang province near China, were captured trying to escape with together with their teenaged nephew throughout the border, which has actually been closed down given […]

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North Korea Orders Crackdown on Teenagers Storing Illegal Files on Smartphones

Sandra Loyd

Authorities in North Korea have actually started a crackdown on teenage culture, targeting teenagers who store underground pop music and illegal videos on their mobile phones, in an effort to avoid South Korean patterns from getting more traction, regional sources state. Those captured in the crackdown, which began in late April, will not be merely […]

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North Korea Bars Access to The Border City of Rason, Harming Business for Traders

Sandra Loyd

North Korea has actually inexplicably closed down access to the border city of Rason, threatening the income of homeowners who take a trip there to do business with close-by China and Russia, sources in the separated nation informed RFA. The city of 200,000 people is within the Rason Unique Economic Zone in North Hamgyong province, […]

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Ruling Party Lecturers Admit COVID-19 is Spreading in North Korea, Contradicting Official Claims

Sandra Loyd

Authorities in North Korea have actually been informing residents in public lectures that there were validated coronavirus cases within the reclusive nation’s borders as early as late March, contradicting Pyongyang’s claims that it stays devoid of the epidemic that has actually infected all of its next-door neighbors, RFA has actually discovered. 2 sources within North […]

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North Korea Executes Three Officials for Theft of Emergency Food Supplies

Sandra Loyd

Authorities in North Korea carried out without trial three high-ranking officials recently on charges of treason, for apparently taking food from the nation’s tactical supply and offering it on the open market amidst escalating costs arising from the continuous coronavirus epidemic, sources within the separated nation informed RFA. According to sources acquainted with the scenario, […]

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Smugglers Beaten as North Korea Applies Military Law in COVID-19 Response

Sandra Loyd

2 smugglers were savagely beaten by a North Korean anti-smuggling job force this month as the nation’s tolerance of smuggling throughout the border with China has actually paved the way to a crackdown due to issue over coronavirus, a source near the border informed RFA’s Korean Service. North Korea, which Wednesday declared it was totally […]

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