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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An unspecified number of North Koreans working at a Pyongyang-run restaurant overseas have escaped their workplace and will come to South Korea, South Korean officials said Tuesday.
At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of northern Myanmar with many more feared missing, authorities said Tuesday, the latest deadly incident to hit the shadowy industry. When the landslide happened, about 50 people were searching for jade," Nilar Myint, a local official from Hpakant, told AFP. A local police officer told AFP the rescue was continuing but was hampered by poor transport and communications infrastructure.