North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is believed to have demoted one of his top officials and sent him to a rural collective farm for reeducation, South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers Tuesday. If confirmed, the banishment of Choe Ryong Hae would be the latest in a series of executions, purges and...
While it’s difficult to get news from North Korea about anything except for unbelievable Kim Jong Un rumors, word has emerged about the sighting of a horseshoe-shaped UFO photographed recently in that highly-secretive country. This is not the first sighting in this area and, what’s even more...
On November 8, 2015, Running Man aired a special episode which featured a total of 200 people. Alongside with the main cast consisting of “Grasshopper” Yoo Jae Suk, “Big Nose Older Brother” Ji Suk Jin, “Tiger” Kim Jong Kook, “Giraffe” Lee Kwang Soo, Ha Ha, and “The Monday Couple” of Gary and “Ace” Song Ji... Show More Summary
TIM PALMER: One of the world’s most brilliant minds has launched a new salvo against the man he describes as the world’s most dangerous. Garry Kasparov is considered the greatest chess player in history. World champion by 22, his rivalry against humans like Anatoly Karpov and against machines in the form of IBM’s Deep Blue […]
North Korea’s leader has called for advancing the development of its anti-aircraft rockets, only a day after South Korean Defense Minister Han Min Koo and US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced a so-called 4D strategy to offset North Korea's missile threat.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for the modernization of anti-aircraft rockets with better “precision” during a firing drill in a western division of the inter-Korean border, the country’s state media reported Tuesday, according to Yonhap News Agency. Kim’s instructions to his...
Sun Mu spreads paper painted with the names Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il over the concrete floor of an art gallery. He lays the broad sheet at the gallery's entrance so that to view his work, visitors must step on the names of North Korea's late leaders, spreading dirt from their shoes into names...
Watching from afar, the dramatic political theater playing out in Pyongyang around Kim Jong Il's funeral reminded my own experiences inside the hermit kingdom. It took me nine years to secure a visa into North Korea. We were finally let in with the extraordinary cultural ambassadors: the musicians of the new York Philharmonic Orchestra in [...]
PYONGYANG (Reuters) - When North Korea's late "Dear Leader" Kim Jong Il opened the Pothonggang Department Store in December 2010, he called on it to play "a big role" in improving living standards in the capital Pyongyang, official media said. Show More Summary
The North Korean media isn't known for its objective reports (to say the least), but the North Koreans at the reunion would certainly have been trained on what to say.
Beautifully done: BBC footage of the Queen’s birthday, but with sneering BBC commentary about Kim Jong Il’s birthday dubbed over it. The lovely irony. Hat tip to Philip Sterne, self-described longtime blog lurker. The post Kim Jong Elizabeth II appeared first on Chris Blattman.
For one afternoon, the grinning face of Bill Cosby on a mural owned by Washington, D.C.'s famed eatery Ben's Chili Bowl was hidden under Kim Jong Un's beaming visage.
A mural of Bill Cosby outside the well-known D.C. restaurant Ben's Chili Bowl was defaced on Monday. An Instagram user, who goes by the name Smear Leader, has taken credit for pasting an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the comedians face.
Republican Sen. Bob Corker told a hearing Tuesday that North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs continue to advance and its people are suffering at the hands of the regime of leader Kim Jong Un.
Chances are slim that North Korea's operatives are trying to hack a peek into your Facebook photos, but if they were, the site would let you know ASAP, Ars Technica reports. "Starting today, we will notify you if we believe your account has been targeted or compromised by an attacker...
A street artist who goes by 'Smear Leader' took credit. [ more › ]
Now there's a face of another unpopular figure: Kim Jung Un, the leader of North Korea's totalitarian regime.
Remember that post we did yesterday about when someone cosplayed Kim Jong Un at a sushi restaurant for an anime convention? It is with deep regret we say that will probably be the last post we’ll ever write about the glorious Supreme Leader. Maybe. Sorta. Kinda? For the social media hubs over in China, it […]
Sometimes when one of your friends gets dressed as a famous person and goes out to public spaces on a lark, it can be a lot of fun just hanging out with them, just to see (1) if anyone does end up recognizing who your friend’s dressed as, (2) any sort of reaction the get-up […]