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South Korean MPs demand execution of North's Olympic delegate

South Korean lawmakers protested Friday over a visit by a top North Korean general for the Pyeongchang Olympics, labelling him a war criminal over the 2010 sinking of a warship and calling for his execution. Kim Yong Chol will head an...Show More Summary

N. Korea's Olympic Delegation Head: Man Blamed for Deaths

South Korea is about to host a man blamed for the killing of 46 of its citizens as part of the closing ceremonies for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Kim Yong Chol—who formerly led the North Korean military intelligence agency blamed for the deadly 2010 attack on South Korean ship...

S. Korea's Moon and North's ceremonial head of state to attend ice hockey match

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam will together attend the unified Korean women's ice hockey team's first match at the Winter Olympics Saturday, a report said. The two men will jointly...Show More Summary

World Bank Chief Says Cryptocurrencies Are "Ponzi Schemes"

In the latest swipe at bitcoin's credibility from a prominent member of the global financial and economic establishment, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said Wednesday at a dinner in Washington that "the vast majority of cryptocurrencies"...Show More Summary

UN chief urges dialogue in talks with North Korean official

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam to engage in dialogue on ending the nuclear crisis during a brief exchange in South Korea, a UN spokesman said Friday. Kim and Guterres attended a dinner ahead of the opening of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Show More Summary

Mike Pence Dodged North Korea Handshake By Leaving Winter Olympics Reception Early

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Pence shook hands with other leaders, including close ally Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but not Kim Yong Nam.

Say it again: N. Korea's 'Tape Recorder' head of state

North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam is a career diplomat whose unquestioning loyalty has ensured his survival for decades in the regime's top ranks. Kim, who turns 90 this month, has served the North's ruling Kim family for three generations, despite periodic purges of the Workers' Party. Show More Summary

CRYPTO INSIDER: Prices rise despite being called 'Ponzi schemes' by World Bank president

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider’s roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim comparedShow More Summary

Cryptocurrencies are rising despite the World Bank president calling the market a Ponzi scheme

Major cryptocurrencies are all rising on Thursday morning but bitcoin is still down 20% over the last 7 days. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim compared cryptocurrencies to Ponzi schemes. LONDON — Cryptocurrencies are rallyingShow More Summary

Top North Korean Official To Lead Delegation To Olympics

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Kim Yong Nam, the president of the Supreme People's Assembly, could meet one-on-one with South Korean President Moon Jae-in amid a hiatus in hostilities between the bitter rivals.

The World Bank Is Remaking Itself as a Creature of Wall Street

Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank’s president, is trying to revitalize a hidebound institution. But his embrace of Wall Street is controversial.

A who's who of family members in the North Korean Kim family dynasty

last monthNews : The Cutline

Ko Yong Hui is the mother of current North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whose father was Kim Jong Il.

Scrumptious Looking, Highly Stylized Glazed Ceramic Pop Art Donuts That Look Incredibly Real

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

A post shared by Jae Yong Kim (@jae_yong_kim_nyc) on Jul 29, 2017 at 6:05am PDT Sculptor Jae Yong Kim has created a whimsical line of rather scrumptious looking, brightly colored, Pop Art glazed donuts that look good enough to eat, yet it isn’t suggested. These very real looking sweets are handmade of ceramic, then painted...

Speaking of donuts, the Department of Delicious Deception is...

Speaking of donuts, the Department of Delicious Deception is currently fighting the urge to take a bit out of these tantalizing glazed donuts created by South Korean ceramicist Jae Yong Kim. Each beautiful, but completely inedible donut is made using clay, colorful glazes, glitter, and sometimes Swarovski Crystals. Show More Summary

Paris climate summit a chance for real progress - World Bank

The Paris climate summit next week offers a chance for concrete advances in the fight against global warming, even without the support of President Donald Trump, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said.

Global economy chiefs told to reform while going is good

Finance chiefs from around the world were warned Thursday to get their houses in order while the global economy is strong and be ready for possible shocks in the future. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and International Monetary Fund...Show More Summary

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Gives More Power to Mysterious Sister Amid War Threats Against U.S.

5 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Kim Jong Un and Kim Yo Jong are the children of Ko Yong Hui. Their half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, who was critical of the regime, was killed at a Malaysian airport in February.

Trump is wrong about ‘madman’ Kim Jong Un

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump has depicted the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a “madman”—but U.S. intelligence officials do not agree. According to Yong Suk Lee, the deputy assistant director of the CIA’s Korea Mission Center, the young North Korean ruler is actually a lot less erratic than he...

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