Kim Jong Un allegedly piloted a light plane, produced in North Korea, while on a visit to an aircraft manufacturing plant.
China is leading an initiative to start a new development bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. North Korea very much would like to join that development bank. China's response? No way. According to EmergingMarkets.org, China rejected...Show More Summary
US Special Representative for North Korea Policy Sung Kim will meet with his Russian counterpart, Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov.
North Korea has admitted to kidnapping 13 Japanese citizens in the period from 1977 to 1983. Five abductees were released in 2002 and 2004, and Pyongyang claimed that the remaining eight had died.
Ahead of last year’s release of The Interview, the Seth Rogen film about two journalists instructed to assassinate Kim Jong-un, North Korea interpreted the film as ‘an act of war’.… Read more The post A James Bond thriller for real appeared first on The Spectator.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has decided to extend sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's delay in reporting on its investigation into the abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago, the top government spokesman said on Tuesday.
Just to be clear, South, not North. I think the only Veloster mules they have in North Korea are actual mules named 'Veloster.' But this particular mule appears to be testing an actual, engine-behind-the-driver Veloster, presumably driving the rear wheels. In short, something that sounds like a hell of a lot of fun. Read more...
Republicans see Putin, Assad, and North Korea as national threats... just not as a serious as a threat as the American president.
Lausanne Talks May Be Camouflage for Iranian Nukes in North Korea – http://t.co/QRyqjD2nFN pic.twitter.com/2uFLYk5su7 — The Jewish Press (@JewishPress) March 30, 2015 It may be a little late to be bringing up this possibility, but there’s...Show More Summary
As Sony cancels the Christmas release of The Interview following a hack likely engineered by North Korea, our thoughts turn to movies and TV that mocked (and, sometimes, enraged) a previous dictator of note: Adolf Hitler. Below is aShow More Summary
In a recent article for Singapore's Lianhe Zaobao newspaper, Chahar Institute associate Ding Tung argued that China must do more to improve relations with North Korea in order to avoid becoming second fiddle to Russia on the Korean peninsula.
Did Kim Jong-Il really kidnap a South Korean actress and director to film a communist Godzilla movie? Not exactly, Michael Malice reports, in a review of Paul Fischer's book A Kim Jong-Il Production. But what did happen was still strange and horrifying. View this article.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will likely extend its sanctions against North Korea because of Pyongyang's delay in reporting into its abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago, the Nikkei business daily reported on Saturday without citing sources.
A pilot escapes North Korea in the Cold War’s early days.
A $50 media player is becoming a threat to North Korea's oppressive, isolationist regime. Many North Koreans are using cheap, portable Chinese media players to learn about the outside world and watch contraband foreign TV, news, and films. Read more...
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea demanded on Friday the immediate release of two of its citizens that North Korea said it had arrested, accusing them of spying for the South.
SEOUL (Reuters) - A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated - a symbol of change in one of the world's most repressed societies.
Vice, the free-magazine-turned-multimedia-news-outlet that used to be mostly about anal sex and making fun of people’s outfits at parties but now covers topics ranging from climate change to North Korea to the militarization of American...Show More Summary
Human rights travesties aside, North Korea's Kim Jong Un is not happy with his country's athletic prowess, reportedly saying it's "trailing behind the world." "At times of peace, only athletes can fly the DPRK national flag in the sky...Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said late on Thursday it had arrested two South Koreans based in the Chinese border city of Dandong, accusing them of spying for South Korea.