N. Korea to cut communication lines to ‘enemy’ South: KCNA

first_imgThe links being cut also include “the East and West Seas communication lines” between militaries of the two sides, an inter-Korean “trial communication line” and a hotline between the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and South Korea’s presidential Blue House, KCNA said.Last week, the North threatened to close the liaison office with the South and threatened further steps to make Seoul “suffer.”Kim’s powerful sister, Kim Yo Jong, also threatened to scrap a military agreement signed with Seoul unless the South stopped activists from sending the leaflets.KCNA said Tuesday that Kim Yo Jong, and another top official, Kim Yong Chol, have “stressed that the work towards the South should thoroughly turn into the one against enemy.”Pyongyang largely cut off contact with Seoul following the collapse of a summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Hanoi last year that left nuclear talks at a standstill. North Korea will cut military and political communication links to “enemy” South Korea on Tuesday, state media said, after threats over activists sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets over the border.The threats come with inter-Korean ties at a standstill, despite three summits between the North’s Kim Jong Un and the South’s President Moon Jae-in in 2018.Pyongyang “will completely cut off and shut down the liaison line between the authorities of the North and the South, which has been maintained through the North-South joint liaison office,” as well as other communication links “from 12:00 on June 9, 2020,” the Korean Central News Agency said. Topics :last_img read more

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Norman Park resort-style smart home up for grabs

first_imgIt would be hard not to relax when this is your backyard. The two-level house at 6 Dalma St has high-end luxury inclusions, from a Caesarstone and New York marble island bench, to American oak floors and a Liebherr fridge and freezer.“We were drawn to the property as it was move in ready with quality finishes throughout. The views of the city were just a bonus,” Mr Kirkpatrick said.“The widespread use of advanced modern technology was easily accessible in all parts of the house, allowing easy entertainment and relaxation.” More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020The timber features within the home give a retreat feel.The smart features of the home were attractive to the couple, with integrated automated technology for the pool, intercom system, ducted airconditioning and home entertainment system — which includes a TV-connected gym and Bose surround sound system.However, it was the rear entertainment area that was the favourite for the family. The house at 6 Dalma St, Norman Park, is for sale.A RESORT-like vibe and the latest technology was what drew Simon and Catherine Kirkpatrick to this Norman Park home two years ago. The outdoor area was one of the family’s favourite spaces.Mr Kirkpatrick said everything had been thought of, with even the pool able to be used in the cooler months.“Our children fully used the outdoor area with their friends all year round due to the solar heated pool,” he said.He and his wife were also attracted to the house’s closeness to the city, schools and public transport.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51 An open-plan kitchen and living area flows outdoors.“It was our favourite as the seamless indoor/outdoor entertaining was great for hosting gatherings with our families and friends,” Mr Kirkpatrick said.“It can be closed off and isolated from the rest of the house if required.“We enjoyed regular entertaining by hosting gatherings with our friends and family in our very resort-like backyard.”last_img read more

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