North Korea continued scathing verbal attacks Thursday against the adoption of a landmark U.N. resolution on its grave human rights record, again threatening a fresh round of nuclear testing. “As the U.S.’ hostile acts are making it impossible for us to refrain from a new nuclear test, our war deterrent will be reinforced without limits to counter its plot for an armed intervention and invasion.”
Next year's election will be held under the current military-dictated constitution, the union parliament speaker insisted.
Thura Shwe Mann added that amendments will only be made based on the election outcome. His statement came after months of political delaying tactics, and despite the call from the opposition leader for a four-way talk to break the deadlock.
Cyber terrorism and its prevention stirred heated discussion at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, East China's Zhejiang province, on Thursday.