Sanctions may cost DPRK 1.4 billion US dollars in 2017

The DPRK is likely to lose 1.4 billion US dollars of trade revenues in 2017 due to global sanctions on its nuclear program. The country’s closest trading partner, China, has also suspended part of its trading with the DPRK. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our […]

Expert: US should not play Pyongyang’s game

Jenny Town, assistant director of the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University, believes the war of words will only add fuel to the escalating tensions between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on […]

UN Security Council adopts tougher sanctions on DPRK

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution that significantly strengthened sanctions on the DPRK, with a ban on exports aimed at depriving Pyongyang of 1 billion US dollars in annual revenue. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play […]

Germany: New US sanctions are more than problematic

Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Friday denounced US sanctions targeting Russia as “not good for Germany nor the United States.” Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ Tumblr: […]

Will Nicolas Maduro survive the political crisis?

President Nicolas Maduro goes ahead with plans to rewrite the constitution of Venezuela. With falling oil prices and US economic sanctions, people in the country are suffering a lack of medicines, food, and money. After months of protests, Maduro went ahead with a constituent assembly election, which took place Sunday, boycotted by the opposition. Although […]

08/02/2017: New low in Russia-US ties & ‘Gray rhino’ theory

Russia has demanded the downsizing of US embassy staff within its borders in retaliation to new US sanctions. How will the alleged Russian interference in Donald Trump’s election win, dictate the US President’s next move? A “gray rhino” is a new market term to describe a potentially-high impact event that most people ignore. The term […]

US diplomats begin downsizing as Russia retaliates for sanctions

US diplomatic staff in Russia started to move out of their facilities on Tuesday, the first sign of compliance with a Kremlin order to reduce its presence in the country, in retaliation for new, soon-to-be imposed sanctions by Washington. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our […]

US vice president calls Russia’s expelling move ‘unacceptable’

US Vice President Mike Pence called Russia’s move of expelling 755 members of US diplomatic staff in Russia “unacceptable”. But he also expressed confidence of defusing the tensions, adding that Moscow needs to behave differently. Pence made the remarks after his arrival in Estonia Sunday morning. He is on a three-nation tour meant to reassure […]

Putin wants 755 US diplomat staffers out following sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday the Kremlin will expel 755 members of US diplomatic staff in Russia in response to new sanctions against Russia. “The personnel of the US diplomatic missions in Russia will be cut by 755 people and will now equal the number of the Russian diplomatic personnel in the United […]

DPRK warns of “resolute act of justice” following US sanctions

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) state-run television released a statement on Sunday on why the country conducted its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test. KRT News said the launch was to send a grave warning to the US on their sanctions on the DPRK, and that it “would not go scot-free if it dares […]


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