Latest Kim Yo Jong News

North Korea's parliament to open as Kim mulls US strategy

Apr. 10, 2019 5:07 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly is expected to convene Thursday to formally approve leader Kim Jong Un's latest economic policies and possibly endorse a shift in U.S. strategy following his failed summit with President Donald Trump in Hanoi. Kim set the stage for the assembly meeting...

North Korea media tries slicker, quicker summit coverage

Feb. 27, 2019 8:15 PM EST

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — North Koreans have been getting a quicker, more polished look at their leader as he meets with President Donald Trump in Vietnam in their second summit. But one thing hasn't changed at all — North Korea's media have one story to tell, and it's always about the infallibility of...

The Latest: NKorea: Kim to stay in Vietnam through Saturday

Feb. 26, 2019 7:46 PM EST

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit in Vietnam between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Wednesday North Korea's state media says leader Kim Jong Un will follow his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump with an "official goodwill...

One-on-One: Trump, Kim confront North Korea's nuke plans

Feb. 26, 2019 3:54 PM EST

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — With nervous world capitals looking on, President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un are beginning their second nuclear summit with a one-on-one discussion and an intimate dinner as hard questions swirl about what the American president will demand and Pyongyang might be...

On his way to Vietnam, Kim Jong Un took an early smoke break

Feb. 26, 2019 6:28 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It's unclear whether North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is going to give up his nukes anytime soon, and the same could probably be said for his cigarettes. Footage by Japan's TBS TV showed Kim, a habitual smoker, taking a pre-dawn smoke break Tuesday at a train station in China hours...

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un boards train to summit

Feb. 23, 2019 11:09 PM EST

DANDONG, China (AP) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un was on a train Sunday to Vietnam for his second summit with President Donald Trump, state media confirmed. Kim was accompanied by Kim Yong Chol, who has been a key negotiator in talks with the U.S., and Kim Yo Jong, the leader's sister, the North's...

The Latest: North Korea confirms leader on train to summit

Feb. 23, 2019 5:01 PM EST

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's travels to the summit with President Donald Trump in Vietnam (all times local): 5 a.m. North Korean state media has confirmed that leader Kim Jong Un is on a train to Vietnam for his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. The...