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Picture of the Day: Swimming in the DPRK

» by August 12th, 2014 at 1:11 pm » Comments (5)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] This photo released by the Korean Central News Agency on Aug. 11, 2014, shows North Korean citizens enjoying swimming at the Munsu Swimming Complex in Pyongyang ...more »

Should North Korean Tunneling Assistance In Israel Land Them Back on the Terrorism List?

» by August 12th, 2014 at 7:58 am » Comments (4)

Considering all the far worse things the North Koreans have done to include trying to proliferate nuclear weapons technology to Syria, helping Hamas and Hezbollah to dig tunnels to kill ...more »

Lee Seok-Ki Has North Korean Spy Sentence Reduced to Nine Years

» by August 11th, 2014 at 7:46 am » Comments (1)

It would be surprised if Lee ends up doing a full nine years in prison: A South Korean appeals court on Monday commuted a leftist lawmaker's prison term to nine years ...more »

Tweet of the Day: R.I. Has Bigger GDP Than North Korea

» by August 9th, 2014 at 4:11 pm » Comments (11)

The tiny state of Rhode Island has a bigger GDP than the country of North Korea. Popn: 1M vs 24M. #enforcedpoverty— Sokeel Park (@Sokeel) August 7, 2014 more »

Korean-American Peter Han Reportedly Under Investigation By Chinese Authorities

» by August 8th, 2014 at 9:46 pm » Comments (1)

It appears that the Chinese government may be cracking down on the Christian groups assisting North Korean defectors in China: The United States declined comment Thursday on a news report that ...more »

Jeffrey Fowle Reportedly Arrested for Leaving Bible in North Korean Restroom

» by August 6th, 2014 at 3:09 am » Comments (5)

It is possible that he accidentally left his Bible in the restroom, but nevertheless I still have little sympathy for him when he made the decision to travel to North ...more »

Picture of the Day: North Korean High Heels

» by August 4th, 2014 at 1:47 pm » Comments (1)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="499"] Shown is a picture of a North Korean woman in high heels carried on The Choson Sinbo, a pro-North Korean newspaper based in Japan, on July ...more »

North Korean Defector Describes How Subversive Media Changed Her Life

» by August 4th, 2014 at 3:08 am » Comments (9)

Here is an interesting and quite emotional presentation given by North Korean defector Joo Yang who describes how she would listen to foreign radio broadcasts which are illegal in North ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Kim Il-sung’s New Bank Note

» by August 2nd, 2014 at 4:19 pm » Comments (3)

In next stage of idolization, Kim Jong Il to get his mugshot on bank notes, alongside Dad.— Alastair Gale (@AlastairGale) July 31, 2014 more »

Former English Teacher Matthew Todd Miller Wants US Government To Seek His Release from North Korea

» by August 2nd, 2014 at 7:29 am » Comments (16)

It did not take long for the American Matthew Miller who allegedly tore up his visa and declared he wanted to defect to North Korea to change his tune and ...more »

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