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Aug 30, 2014
Aug 30, 2014
Aug 29, 2014
Aug 29, 2014

North Korean leader’s money manager defects in Russia: South Korea newspaper

SEOUL (Reuters) – A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jong Un has defected in Russia and was seeking asylum in a third country, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday, citing an unidentified source.

Yun Tae Hyong, a senior representative of North Korea’s Korea Daesong Bank, disappeared last week in Nakhodka, in the Russian Far East, with $5 million, the JoongAng Ilbo newspaper reported.

Aug 29, 2014

North Korean leader’s money manager defects in Russia- S.Korea newspaper

SEOUL, Aug 29 (Reuters) – A senior North Korean banking
official who managed money for leader Kim Jong Un has defected
in Russia and was seeking asylum in a third country, a South
Korean newspaper reported on Friday, citing an unidentified
source.

Yun Tae Hyong, a senior representative of North Korea’s
Korea Daesong Bank, disappeared last week in Nakhodka, in the
Russian Far East, with $5 million, the JoongAng Ilbo newspaper
reported.

Aug 29, 2014
Aug 28, 2014
Aug 28, 2014

U.S. rapper Pras Michel heads to North Korea for wrestling match

SEOUL (Reuters) – American rapper Pras Michel, who topped the charts in the 1990s with his band the ‘Fugees’, and is a friend of President Barack Obama, heads to North Korea on Friday to watch a wrestling match hosted by a Japanese politician and former pro wrestler.

The trip comes six months after a series of visits to the isolated country by flamboyant NBA star Dennis Rodman, who made headlines when he watched a basketball match and shared drinks and cigars with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Aug 28, 2014
Aug 28, 2014