Politics

How does North Korea make money?

North Korea’s economy is a centrally planned system, where the role of market allocation schemes is limited, though increasing. Although there have been some small-scale reforms, as of 2015, North Korea continues its basic adherence to a rigid centrally planned command economy, and its reliance on fundamentally non-pecuniary (not readily quantified or valued in money) incentives.

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Macron brings gift of horse called Vesuvius on visit to China

French president is praised by Chinese experts for present of eight-year-old gelding, a ‘symbol of French excellence’ Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte, left, meet with Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan.

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Rare photos of Hashemi Rafsanjani

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (25 August 1934 – 8 January 2017) was an influential persian politician, writer and one of the founding fathers of the Islamic Republic who was the fourth President of homeland from 3 August 1989 until 3 August 1997.

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9 Armies of the World With the Strictest Discipline

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army As the world’s largest military force, China’s armed forces are a group of the most disciplined and well-trained personnel. It is compulsory to join the army in China (however, it is generally not followed considering the huge number of armed forces in the country).

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First ever submarine added to the Navy

The operational characteristics of submarines are operational stealth, endurance, freedom of movement, flexibility and lethality. When packaged together they provide mission advantage and potency at sea, even against an enemy that is, at least in theory, superior. Each characteristic is now discussed.

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The Countries with the most military force outside their borders

Slovenian Army  The Slovenian Armed Forces or Slovenian Army are the armed forces of Slovenia. Since 2003, it is organized as a fully professional standing army. The Commander-in-Chief of the SAF is the President of the Republic of Slovenia (Borut Pahor), while operational command is in the domain of the Chief of the General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, …

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Presidents of America and their mothers

The President of the United States is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States. The president leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces.

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The Trumps celebrated Halloween at the White House

Trump and first lady Melania Trump greeted some of the 6,000 children and adults who were invited for trick-or-treating at the White House on Halloween eve. Children from more than 20 schools in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia attended the festivities on the South Lawn, along with military families and members of unspecified community organisations.

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The youngest Politicians in the world

16. Justin Pierre James Trudeau – (age 45) He (born 1971) is a Canadian politician. He is the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada and leader of the Liberal Party. Trudeau is the second-youngest Canadian Prime Minister, after Joe Clark. He is the eldest son of Pierre Trudeau, and the first to be related to a previous holder of …

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Trump appears to complain about cost of relief effort

Donald Trump has heaped praise on his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria, said Puerto Rico’s leaders should be “very proud” of the low official death toll – and appeared to complain at the cost of the recovery effort.The US president’s remarks came on his first visit to the US territory since it was pummeled by a category 4 hurricane nearly …

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