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· July, 2010

Stories about North Korea from July, 2010

North Korean Football Team Reprimanded in Public

  29 July 2010

North Korea’s national football team were reprimanded in public for losing all of their matches in the FIFA World Cup, South Korea’s Chosun reported. According to the source, team members were summoned to a large auditorium at the Working People’s Culture Palace and were forced to blame their coach in...

China: Sino-North Korean relations

  28 July 2010

With an incident-free Invincible Spirit wrapping up today, don't miss this post from Sinologistical Violoncellist‘s Adam Cathcart looking at some of the dynamics in the relationship between China and North Korea.

South Korea:Water Subdued, May As Tensions

  19 July 2010

The annual torrential rain swept over the country and brought a faint hope on the Inter-Korean relations. South Korea's Yonhap reported that as North Korea had informed South prior to it's dam water release into the Imjin River that flows to its Southern neighbor, experts are carefully deciphering it as...

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North Korea: Beauty Plays In the Psychological Warfare

  16 July 2010

A North Korean waitress who looks much alike South Korean actress has become a new celebrity in South Korea. A YouTube video of a North Korean college girl praising its regime’s generosity on her rich family has drawn several ten thousand views. North Korean defectors in South Korea are warning...

North Korea: Amnesty International Reveals Crumbling Health Care

  16 July 2010

A bleak picture of North Korea's disastrous health care system has revealed in Amnesty International's new a report “The Crumbling State of Health Care in North Korea” [Ko] disclosing a ‘dire’ situation where amputations are carried without anesthesia and hospitals suffer from a shortage of sterilized needles. English document available...

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