Tag: food-crisis

In North Korea, Desperate and Hungry Citizens Kidnap Two Children of Well-off Families, Demand Ransom
Worsening economic conditions in the isolated country of North Korea has inspired some desperate citizens to kidnap at least two children, in separate incidents, in an attempt to extract ransom money from families who are...
North Korea Faces Crisis After Chinese Food Imports Drop by 90 Percent
North Korea is experiencing a food crisis after imports from China dropped by approximately 90 percent between April and May this year, a situation that North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-un, described as “getting tense,” according...
China has admitted that its food supply does at times come under pressure.
Beijing Claims China’s Food Supply Crisis Is Hype, Pins Problem on Overeating
China has admitted that its food supply does at times come under pressure. Recently the country has faced flood damage, insect infestation, and African swine fever that affected pork production, and seed shortages. However, the...