Citing a threat to the leader's dignity, North Korea reportedly asks China to block a video that inserts Kim Jong Un's image into bizarre situations, all set to a bouncy dance track.
Chinese netizens love mocking North Korea's portly dictator. But it masks a deeper disdain.
The Human Rights Foundation will host a two-day event in August, bringing together experts from the tech industry with North Korean activists and defectors. The goal — to brainstorm new ways of smuggling information into one of the world’s most walled-off countries. The so-called “hackathon” will be held in San Francisco, beginning August 2. Show More Summary
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, shown here, is not going to like this themed hackathon at all. The Human Rights Foundation plans to host a two-day hackathon in San Francisco. The idea is to generate "new ways to get information safely into North Korea." Read the rest
Despite the harsh reaction to James Franco and Seth Rogen's comedy about killing Kim Jong-un, the internet has lampooned the North Korean dictator once again. Kim Jong-Un is currently trying to get China to take down a satirical video...Show More Summary
The Outstanding Leader is not amused. North Korea is reportedly furious after a hilarious video mocking Kim Jong Un went viral.
Ted Galen Carpenter Evidence mounts that the Chinese government is mightily annoyed with its volatile North Korean ally. Long gone are the days when Chinese officials invariably described the relationship between their country and North Korea as being “as close as lips and teeth.” In a new article in China-U.S. Show More Summary
Dictators never seem to have much of a sense of humor, and North Korea's Kim Jong Un is no exception. Kim is trying to get China to pull the plug on a satirical video that, with some not-so-subtle digital trickery, shows him dancing, running, getting poked in the butt by a rocket and more, all set to catchy music. Show More Summary
Kim Jong-Un was already pissed over a forthcoming US comedy. Now he's super pissed about a viral video created by some dude in China. Read the rest
The Indo-Pacific is a strategic system encompassing the Indian and Pacific oceans, reflecting the expanding interests and reach of China and India as well as the enduring role of the US. The Lowy Institute's International Security program...Show More Summary
Pyongyang is highly unamused over video that's been making the rounds on Chinese social media showing clips of its Outstanding Leader dancing, Kung-fu fighting and getting knocked out by US President Barack Obama, Chosun media reports. [ more › ]
Dangerous skies can be found from Israel to Iraq, and from Nigeria to North Korea and the East China Sea, and aviation experts say the path that took Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and its 298 passengers over a war zone in eastern Ukraine was not unusual.
A new ‘hackathon’ is aiming to use the brains and innovation in Silicon Valley to find new ways to deliver information into North Korea. Current initiatives for smuggling information into the communist country include balloons carrying...Show More Summary
Rod Lyon North Korea, Asia-Pacific The death last week of General Jon Pyong-ho, aged 88, chief architect of the North Korean nuclear program, raises the tantalizing question, “where to from here?.” We’ve become accustomed to a North Korean nuclear program that limps rather than runs. Show More Summary
A North Korean freighter ran aground in Mexico after making a stop in Havanna, Cuba. The presence of a ship from North Korea so close to the United States border sparked concern. Last summer a different Pyongyang vessel was caught with a significant number of illegal Cuban weapons. The Mu Du Bong, a 430-foot North
North Korea fired 100 artillery shells into the sea Monday in a live-fire drill near the eastern maritime border with South Korea that followed a recent series of missile tests. The drill began shortly before midday (0300 GMT) using land […]
This is a North Korean news report (turn closed captions on and use the translate option) claiming the country made it to the World Cup final against Portugal (because why not lie about everything) after defeating Japan 7-0, the US 4-0 and China 2-0 in the group stage. Show More Summary