North Korea may have three or four more plants for enriching uranium for nuclear use, including one in Pyongyang, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported, citing a South Korean intelligence official it didn’t identify. The U.S. and South Korea suspect North Korea of enriching uranium at locations other than a Yongbyon plant the country revealed to U.S. scientists last month, the Korean-language newspaper said.
North Korea deployed more missiles on its west coast on Dec. 20, when South Korea conducted artillery drills on an island in waters along the two nation’s western sea border, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported, citing an unidentified government official.
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South Korea President Park Geun Hye, who has rocked her administration with past Cabinet picks, faces one of her biggest personnel challenges yet: ensuring a smooth central bank leadership transition as she tries to steer Asia’s fourth-largest economy to faster growth.