Sol Nascente 14/01/2017

Cesar se contém quando Tanaka fala mal de seu pai. Nanda termina o namoro com Peppino. Vittorio conta para Milena sobre o sumiço de Mário. Sinhá alerta a irmã para não se envolver com Tanaka. Alice, Ralf, Damasceno, Tato e os policiais procuram Mario. Chica se sente mal na casa de Tanaka. Sinhá se anima com o cassino. Neide avisa à polícia que Mario está em sua casa. João Amaro revela a Sinhá e Cesar que acusou Alice de ser a chefe da organização criminosa. Lenita e Vittorio decidem procurar Chica. Neide e Luzia se preocupam com o estado de Mario. Alice se desespera ao ouvir a equipe de busca deduzir que Mario se atirou do penhasco.

Rock Story 14/01/2017

Júlia implora para Alex não se aproximar de Chiara. Júlia conta a Edith sobre a chantagem de Alex. Romildo tira uma foto de Chiara e manda para Alex. Lázaro expulsa Ramon e Marisa de sua casa. Nicolau se preocupa quando Gilda e Haroldo informam que marcarão uma consulta médica para ele. Zac diz a Tom que aceitará dar aulas para Yasmin a fim de ajudar a mãe financeiramente. Nanda confirma para Gordo que Jorginho está no Brasil. Laila pede a Jorginho para não procurá-la. Léo fica abalado ao descobrir que Diana não assinou o divórcio. Edith diz a Nelson que acredita que Júlia será presa. Júlia manda uma mensagem para Lorena, dizendo que irá se entregar. Gordo pergunta a Laila se ela se encontrou com Jorginho. Gui chega no momento em que Júlia inicia seu depoimento.

A Lei do Amor 14/01/2017

Tião convence Flávia de que Tiago planejou a morte de Isabela. Ciro é expulso da tecelagem. Flávia afirma a Salete que se vingará de Tiago. Bruno decide ir para o Canadá. Tião manda Valdir enviar um dossiê sobre a mulher que se relacionou com Pedro em Angola. Ciro expulsa Magnólia de seu quarto e Sílvia fica nervosa. Ana Luiza mostra para Pedro e Helô a discussão entre Ciro e Magnólia. Ruty Raquel teme que Gigi a substitua no SPA. Zuza enfrenta Magnólia. Fausto pede um gravador para Jáder. Bruno avisa a Jéssica que vai para o Canadá. Salete procura Bruno. Tião decide trazer a mulher que se relacionou com Pedro para o Brasil.

North Korean diplomats heavily rely on Yonhap News for information: North Korean defector

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Yonhap) — North Korean diplomats working overseas check global news about their regime through the South Korean key newswire service Yonhap News Agency, a high-profile North Korean defector said Sunday.

In an interview with Yonhap News Agency, Thae Yong-ho, a former North Korean minister stationed in London, said: “Yonhap News reports various news about North Korea. North Korean diplomats check Yonhap first when they go to work.”

Thae defected to South Korea in August last year, becoming one of the highest-ranking North Korean officials to escape to the South.

Former high-ranking North Korean diplomat Thae Yong-ho looks around the Yonhap News Agency office that monitors North Korea after an interview on Jan. 8, 2017. (Yonhap)Former high-ranking North Korean diplomat Thae Yong-ho looks around the Yonhap News Agency office that monitors North Korea after an interview on Jan. 8, 2017. (Yonhap)

He also said they refer to Yonhap’s reports on what other foreign media say about North Korea when they make an intelligence report to the regime.

“I learned through a Yonhap report that Ri Ryong-ha and Jang Su-gil, close aides to Jang Song-thaek, had been killed before Jang was executed. I doubted if the report was true at that time, but it turned out it is,” he said.

Ri was the first-deputy director of the administrative department of the Workers’ Party and Jang was a deputy director of the same department. Jang Song-thaek was dictator Kim Jong-un’s uncle, who was once considered one of the most powerful figures in Pyongyang but was killed by his own nephew.

The execution of the two people became known when the National Intelligence Service briefed the Intelligence Committee of the National Assembly on the news on Dec. 3, 2013.

North Korean diplomats install the Yonhap News application on their smartphones, checking the news constantly and receiving breaking news alerts, Thae said. He even suggested the news company makes it easier for readers to get access to North Korean news on the app.

In the press conference on Dec. 27, he made similar comments that opening up the Yonhap News website is what North Korean diplomats do as soon as they log on to their computers.

Thae said the constant monitoring is partly to be better prepared for meetings with outsiders by arming themselves with information about what and how much outsiders know about the regime.

Thae Yong-ho, a former North Korean minister at the North Korean Embassy in London, drinks water while speaking to Yonhap News Agency on Jan. 8, 2017. (Yonhap)Thae Yong-ho, a former North Korean minister at the North Korean Embassy in London, drinks water while speaking to Yonhap News Agency on Jan. 8, 2017. (Yonhap)

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Source : Yonhap News Agency