Punggye-ri nuclear test site - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Punggye-ri nuclear test site


South Korean president asks UN to verify closure of North's test site

May 02, 2018 - 10:48 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in also asks for UN support to 'transform the demilitarized zone into a peace zone' between the two Koreas

CLOSURE? This image acquired on September 4, 2017, and courtesy of www.Planet.com, shows the Punggye-ri test site where on September 3, 2017, North Korea claimed to have conducted the underground explosion of a hydrogen bomb. Handout photo from Planet/AFP

South Korea's Park says North preparing nuclear test

Apr 18, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Her remarks follows South Korean media reports in which unnamed government and intelligence officials spoke of a spike in activity at the North s Punggye ri nuclear test site

In this file photo, South Korean President Park Geun-hye issues a statement to the nation from the presidential office in Seoul, South Korea, January 13, 2016. Jeon Heon-Kyun/Pool/EPA