The image of Kim Il Sung, the founder of North Korea, was not featured at the new Pyongyang International Airport terminal, which Kim Jong Un dedicated to his father, Kim Jong Il.
Last week Nick posted about the opening of a new terminal at Pyongyang International Airport. It features such modern amenities as a gift shop, a duty-free store, a chocolate fountain, a newstand (presumably with a wide selection of international, independent publications), and... Show More Summary
Between the ballplayer's grandiosity and meltdowns, few fascinating glimpses of life under Kim Jong-un emerge
Secretary of State John Kerry recently visited Seoul. The main agenda item: what to do about North Korea. As usual, no one knows what is going on in Pyongyang. Its internal politics appears to be bloodier than usual. Ironically, this...Show More Summary
Pyongyang, capital city of Best Korea, will soon be showing a fresh face to the world with a fancy new airport terminal. Set to open on July 1st, the new Terminal 2 is said to feature a new high speed rail link and motorway to central Pyongyang, as per the exacting specifications of Supreme Leader and famed looking-at-things enthusiast Kim Jong Un. Read more...
Earlier this week, Kim Jong Un visited the new domestic terminal of Pyongyang International Airport. The terminal was ordered built in July 2012 because the existing domestic terminal was seen as too run down compared to what countries around the world had. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has warned foreigners living in Pyongyang not to share outside media on memory sticks with its citizens, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a note, cracking down on what the isolated country called "undesirable content".
Photos released by North Korea's state-run media show leader Kim Jong-un touring a newly completed terminal at Pyongyang Sunan International Airport. The modern building looks impressive, especially considering the low volume of foreign...Show More Summary
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently visited a shiny new terminal at Pyongyang Sunan International Airport, according to photographs released by state media on Thursday that showcase amenities that — in all honesty — would make many domestic travelers in the United States jealous. A three-page spread in the newspaper Rodong Sinmun showed shops […]
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently visited a shiny new terminal at Pyongyang Sunan International Airport, according to photographs released by state media on Thursday that showcase amenities that — in all honesty — would make many domestic travelers in the United States jealous.Read full article >>
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Instagram appears to be back to normal in North Korea after a week of warnings on user accounts saying the popular photo-sharing app had been blacklisted for harmful content. Photos from the North on Instagram...Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - Designer shirts, duty free watches and cosmetics, and chocolate fondue will soon await visitors to North Korea, according to photos of Pyongyang's new airport terminal released by state media on Thursday.
Economic development in North Korea will not progress unless Pyongyang halts its nuclear activities, the White House said after a meeting between US President Barack Obama and a Chinese delegation.
Rising above Mansu Hill in North Korea is a soaring pegasus with a pair of citizens riding the majestic beast into the metaphorical future. This is the image of Chollima, one of the most important symbols in North Korea. Located in the...Show More Summary
On sale in the Pyongyang airport duty free shop: home-grown "Neo-Viagra" for 10 euros (no, I didn't buy it, just pic) pic.twitter.com/7EZrsCeQna — Anna Fifield (@annafifield) September 2, 2014 North Korea is a land of medical marvels – according to North Korea. Just last week, a pharmaceutical company announced that it had come up with a vaccine […]
On sale in the Pyongyang airport duty free shop: home-grown "Neo-Viagra" for 10 euros (no, I didn't buy it, just pic) pic.twitter.com/7EZrsCeQnaNorth Korea is a land of medical marvels — according to North Korea. Just last week, a pharmaceutical...Show More Summary
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced two South Koreans to life in prison with labor after finding them guilty of spying for Seoul. Details of the trial were sparse. Analysts saw the sentences as retaliation against South Korea for the opening Tuesday of a U.N. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's highest court has sentenced two South Koreans accused by Pyongyang of spying for Seoul to hard labor for life, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday, citing a North Korean state radio broadcast.
According to Russian State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin, Choe’s visit demonstrates Pyongyang’s intention to strengthen and develop relations with Moscow.
The United States extended its state of national emergency against North Korea because Pyongyang’s nuclear program continues to pose an extraordinary threat to American interests, US President Barack Obama stated in a press release on Monday.