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A photo taken of Kim Jong-un and 30 North Korean soldiers during an exhibition generated buzz on social media due to one soldier in a skin-tight blue suit.
“Captain DPRK”: In a military exhibition of weapons systems on Monday, an unidentified, blue-clad man upstaged Kim Jong-un on social media after their state military photograph was published the next day.
Many people online have suddenly developed a fascination Kim Jong-un’s 32-year-old sister, Kim Yo-jong, as rumors circulate about the North Korean leader’s health after a reported heart operation.
Unverified reports of Kim Jong-un’s health started to surface when he failed to appear at the hermit country’s important “Day of the Sun” holiday which celebrates the birthday of his grandfather Kim Il-sung, the founder and the first dictator of Communist North Korea, on April 15, according to Fox News.
Multiple reports claimed that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is either in a vegetative state or has passed away, but South Korean presidential adviser Moon Chung-in said Kim was “alive and well.”
Rumors of Kim Jong Un’s death circulated following a viral social media post from HKSTV Hong Kong Satellite Television Vice director Shijian Xingzou that cited a “very solid source.” Shijian’s post reportedly gained traction on Weibo, where she has over 15 million followers, reports International Business Times.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a known NBA fanatic, requested that the U.S. include “famous” basketball players to be part of the denuclearization deal.
Kim reportedly wanted for the U.S. to send the players as part of the cultural exchange to “normalize relations” between the two countries moving forward, two U.S. officials revealed.
President Donald Trump has changed his position on Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea in 2016 for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster.
In a statement on Thursday during his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Trump said: “He (Kim) tells me that he didn’t know about it and I will take him at his word.”
In honor of the upcoming summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un taking place in Hanoi, Vietnam, a local barber shop is offering free hairdos in the likeliness of the two political leaders.
With the summit taking place on Feb. 27-28, Tuan Duong Beauty Academy is running their free promotion until Feb. 28.
South Korean cosmetics firm 5149 sparked controversy after launching beauty masks packaged with Kim Jong-un’s face and propaganda-style slogans.
According to the company, it has sold more than 25,000 “Unification Moisture Nuclear Masks” since June, with each priced 4,000 won (about $4).
China confirmed on Thursday that two Canadian citizens suspected of “harming national security” are now in its custody.
Michael Spavor, a businessman who clinked cocktails with Kim Jong-un, was apprehended on Monday in the city of Dandong, Liaoning province.
Speaking at a “Make America Great Again” rally in Wheeling, West Virginia on Saturday, the U.S. president said that he and the North Korean leader have fallen in love over “beautiful letters” they exchanged in recent months.
During the much-waited North Korean Summit in Singapore, President Trump and Kim Jon-un sat down for a lunch with senior officials from both their nations. As the lunch began, Trump made a joke to reporters telling them to make him and Kim Jong-un look ‘nice and handsome and thin and perfect’ on camera.
The camera then immediately panned over to Kim with a blank expression on his face. He appeared pretty shook from Trump’s remark, or he simply didn’t get the joke.
“Kim Jong Un” made a surprise appearance in Singapore on Sunday (May 27), weeks ahead of the proposed North Korea-United States summit in the country next month.
Curious Singaporeans who followed the man with the familiar haircut walking around the Marina Bay Sands hotel eventually realized that he was actually Australian-Chinese impersonator Howard X.
North Korea will be adjusting its clocks 30 minutes forward to fulfill the promise made by its leader Kim Jong-un to unify the time zones used in the two nations.
The North’s Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly announced that it will be adopting the time zone UTC+9 via the state-run Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) on Monday, Korea Times reports.