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In a rare comment on the coronavirus, Kim said that his country's handling of the pandemic had been a "shining success," reiterating past claims by the country that it hasn't had a single case of the virus,
At a meeting of the ruling Workers' Party Politburo on July 2, Kim Jong Un highlighted the battle against coronavirus and "stressed the need to maintain maximum alert," state media reported.
South Korea reported 63 new coronavirus cases as of Thursday, most from domestic infections outside Seoul, triggering the return of tighter social distancing curbs in one city as the spectre of a second wave of the disease worried authorities.
Speaking at a politburo meeting, Mr Kim said the country had "prevented the inroad of the malignant virus and maintained a stable situation". North Korea closed its borders and put thousands into isolation six months ago as the virus swept across the globe.
South Korean convenience stores are going contact-less and tapping into solar power to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Korea Seven, which owns the country's No. 3 convenience store brand 7-Eleven,
A freight rail line connecting North Korea, China and Russia has begun trial runs, according to a Chinese state-owned enterprise.
A North Korean defector of Japanese nationality has been released from Chinese detention after serving five years in prison for espionage, according to a Japanese press report.
Ji-hye Doctors at Hallym University Medical Center successfully carried out a lung transplant on a COVID-19 patient last month, the first such operation in Korea and the ni
North Korean state media said victory awaits Chinese President Xi Jinping following China's imposition of a national security law in Hong Kong.
China's National Immigration Administration conducted large-scale exercises at the China-North Korea border to guard against "unconventional" security threats.