Several months earlier, Google debuted its new crowd-sourced map of one of the most reclusive countries in the world, North Korea. Martyn Williams shared a video on his Youtube channel where Google Maps’ vice president talks about mapping North Korea. Written by Lee Yoo Eun · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook...
CVG sounds out the view of the world's media. Take a glance at CVG's comments threads (here's a good start), and you'd be forgiven for thinking that Microsoft had invested money in North Korea's nuclear program, or, er, confirmed a constant...Show More Summary
North Pyongan Province Revolutionary Museum; Sinuiju, North Korea ©CNN.com One North Korean town is finally welcoming western tourists–but with a few limitations. Passport holders from the U.S., South Korea, and Japan are still unable to enter North Korea, but other westerners can make the trip to Sinuiju. Sinuiju is North Korea’s largest border town. Some of [...]
An Air Koryo Ilyushin IL-18. Photo by Bernie Leighton. This story was written by Bernie Leighton (@PowertotheThird) for AirlineReporter.com: I was lucky enough recently to visit the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). In retrospect, I went to DPRK for this aircraft. It is such a wonderful aircraft that I periodically investigate how to buy [...]
In the past year, North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un has stated that he will bring an end to decades of strictness in North Korea. It seems that this statement is slowly taking effect because in Pyongyang a number of establishments, including department stores, restaurants, and high rise apartments, are being constructed. In downtown Pyongyang, for example, [...]Show More Summary
North Korea fired a sixth short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Monday, defying warnings from UN chief Ban Ki-moon and South Korea after a flurry of similar tests at the weekend. The latest firing was confirmed by the South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), who said it was unclear if the North was [...]
North Korea fired its fourth short-range missile in the past two days into waters off its east coast on Sunday, despite calls for restraint from South Korea and other countries in the region, as well as the United Nations. The latest launch into the Sea of Japan, confirmed by South Korean Defense Ministry officials, follows [...]
There were few details of Choe Ryong-hae's visit, which came amid strained relations between China and North Korea.
Choe Ryong-Hae, director of Korean People's Army politburo and special envoy to Kim Jong-Un, flew to China on Wednesday.
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — A “special envoy” for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left Pyongyang on Wednesday for China, the North’s only major political and economic benefactor. State media released few details, but the trip comes at a rocky time in ties between the allies. Show More Summary
While Occupy was alive in this country the media in this country mostly referred to it as a group of protesters concerned about inequality. Newspapers in Europe were less circumspect, referring to the group as "anti-capitalist" on a fairly routine basis. Show More Summary
Four years ago, Fox News reporter James Rosen wrote a story saying the CIA had learned that North Korea planned to carry out a nuclear test if the UN approved additional sanctions: What's more, Pyongyang's next nuclear detonation isShow More Summary
This is the second time I've heard lately about China perhaps deciding that regime change is the best course for handling North Korea. Fine by me. Meanwhile, gunmen who may have been members of the North Korean military took over a Chinese fishing boat, stole its food and fuel, and demanded a ransom. Show More Summary
Malaysia has voiced concern over the latest short-range missile launches by North Korea from May 18 to 19, resulting in heightened tensions in the Korea Peninsula.Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said Malaysia joined the international...Show More Summary
State media in China warn North Korea to stop detaining fishing boats amid public anger over the "kidnapping" of fishermen by unidentified captors.State media report a Chinese fishing boat and its 16-man crew who were reportedly held...Show More Summary
North Korea released a Chinese fishing boat on Tuesday after it was taken from waters between the two countries, the boat's owner said, in an incident that had proved a new irritant in ties between the often uneasy allies.Chinese counselor...Show More Summary
North Korea on Monday fired more projectiles into the sea off its east coast, South Korean officials said, urging Pyongyang to refrain from "tension-creating acts."But Pyongyang described the launches as a "regular military exercise."The...Show More Summary
A Chinese fishing vessel seized by a group of North Koreans in Chinese waters about two weeks ago was released on Tuesday, China’s Xinhua news agency said.
(BEIJING) — The owner of a Chinese fishing boat seized for ransom by unidentified North Koreans says the boat and its 16 crew members have been released. Yu Xuejun wrote on a verified microblog Tuesday that his captain called him at 3:50 a.m. Show More Summary