Today, being the seventh day, presumably Kim Jong Un is resting. But yesterday, the North Korean despot was busily scaling the snowswept 9,000-foot tallest peak in his kingdom, and state media is reporting everything but that he did it in a single bound, reports the BBC. "Climbing Mount Paektu...
The North Korean leader ascended the 2,750-meter (over 9,000 feet) mountain to mark the anniversary of the day when his father, Kim Jong-il, had received the second-highest military rank.
Violence broke out at a rally over the government's handling of ferry disaster.
Pyongyang officials want North Korean students to learn more English.
So far the Language Log folks at UPenn have not found an explanation for why the pregnant lady graphic on this Korean train priority seating plaque has wifi. Though I wouldn't be surprised if Korean signmakers expect every fetus to be taking in utero cram courses to prep for their preschool exams. Pre-Natal Wi-Fi [languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu]
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A year after the South Korean ferry disaster left 304 passengers dead or missing, one artist is honoring the victims with a time-lapse tribute. In this stunning and altogether heartbreaking time-lapse video, an artist on YouTube created photorealistic illustrations of a girl who died aboard the Sewol ferry last year. Show More Summary
North Korea is for many of us a mysterious country, with leaders having absolute control over the domestic lives of its residents and sending scary messages to the West regarding its shady missile program. However, it turns out that even strong men have their weaknesses when one examines their personal lives.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police clashed on Saturday with thousands of protesters, blocking their way to the presidential palace where they hoped to press for more government action in response to a ferry disaster that claimed more than 300 lives a year ago.
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SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean propaganda unit said the U.S. ambassador to South Korea could face a "bigger mishap" than the knife attack to his face last month if he does not stop insulting North Korea with "laughable" accusation...
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North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un gathered members of the team working on the country's aircraft production for congratulations, a news report said.
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