A new report by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons states that global spending on nuclear weapons development set a record not seen since the end of the cold war. The ICANW is a global civil society coalition working to promote adherence to and full implementation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland.
Shipping perishable foods is an emerging market. Those working from home are ordering more frozen foods because they are easier to handle and cook. Here’s how to ship perishables if you’re thinking about starting this business.
Before you ship a perishable product, you have to ensure that the packaging is well-insulated. The package has to keep heat away from the product to prevent it from going bad. Here are a few shipping solutions for temperature-sensitive products:
South Korea successfully tested the Hyunmoo-4 missile. The information became available via the Yonhap News Agency. According to a South Korean government official, the testing took place at the Anheung test site, which is located in Taeang County on the west coast of the country. The name of the site if translated means ironically “the guardian angel of the Northern Sky.”
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un only travels by trains. The North Korean National airline Air-Koryo has never flown Kim. It is unknown, if the North Korean leader has ever taken a flight. His father, Kim Jong-II never traveled by plane either and always used a train. The late Kim Jong-II was rumored to have a fleet of six personal trains, which included 90 armored luxury cars.
North and South Korea exchanged fire along the border on Sunday morning, bringing about tension between the two countries. The last time the two sides exchanged fire on the border was in 2014, with North Korean soldiers also shooting at a defector in 2017. However, the South did not fire back.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been seen again in public, according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), after 20 days of absence. This puts a stop to rumors about the state of his health, and possible death. As per photos released by the state-run KCNA, Kim was seen opening a fertilizer plant in Sunchon, north of the capital Pyongyang.
North Korea’s state news agency, KCNA, reported that Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un attended the opening of a fertilizer factory on May 1. It was the first time in 20 days, since April 12, that Kim’s movements were reported, and some foreign media reported that his health had deteriorated.
Many theories have been put forward in regard to Kim Jong Un’s present condition. A new report indicates that he is most probably in good health, and could be sheltering from the Covid-19 epidemic. That said, however, North Korea has yet to record a single coronavirus infection case.
South Korean officials have poured cold water on swirling rumors suggesting that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is dead. Speaking to CNN, Moon Chung-in, a top adviser to South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said that the North Korean leader is in good health, and that there’s nothing out of the ordinary.
Following yet another weekend of rumors about the possible death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, South Korea, as well as China, asserted on Monday that Kim was very much alive. Moon Chung-in, a special adviser on national security to the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, put it plainly: “Our government position is firm, Kim Jong-Un is alive and well.”
The world has lately been treated to days of rumors and innuendos about the whereabouts and possible death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. However, in what appears to be a hint that the Supreme Leader could actually be alive and kicking, the Chinese channel CCTV reports activity from Kim Jong-un.
US President Donald Trump is wishing North Korea’s Kim Jong-un well. Trump said so on Tuesday during his daily coronavirus press conferences. But Trump also emphasizes that he has neither received nor rebuffed stories that the North Korean leader is in serious condition after an operation.
South Korean President Moon Jae-In’s ruling Democratic Party of Korea, and its allies, have won 180 of the 300 parliamentary seats contested on Wednesday. The opposition United Future Party won 103 seats. The National Election Commission released the interim results on Thursday.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Tuesday called for a “relaxation or suspension” of international sanctions against Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, and other countries facing the coronavirus pandemic. Michelle Bachelet called it a “crucial time,” marked by the COVID-pandemic.
U.S. President Donald Trump has confirmed reaching out to North Korea and Iran to provide humanitarian support in these dire times. Iran has confirmed receiving the offer, which it deems to be in bad faith. Its Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, has castigated the Trump administration for it. North Korea has, on the other hand, welcomed the offer.
The United States imposes sanctions on 13 foreign entities and individuals in Russia, China, Iraq, and Turkey under the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act (INKSNA). The announcement was confirmed by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on @twitter.
The Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act authorizes the United States to impose sanctions against foreign individuals, private entities, and governments that engage in proliferation activities.
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