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· August, 2010

Stories about North Korea from August, 2010

North Korea: Former President Carter Rescued A Detained American from North Korea

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter left North Korea with a detained U.S. citizen AIjalon Mahli Gomes today South Korea's Joongang reported, quoting North Korea's state media KCNA (Korean Central News...

South Korea: North Korea's Stealth War Manual Disclosed

South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo exclusively revealed a confidential field manual that shows North Korean military’s camouflage materials like stealth paint and fake facilities and equipment to cheat other sides’ satellites...

China and North Korea: Jet Crash

Adam Cathcart from Sinologistical Violoncellist looks into the strange jet crash incident in Liaoning province. Some Chinese netizens commented that the incident is the the North Korean version of Lin...

China and the U.S: Trouble Waters

Sinica podcast looks at the trouble waters between China and the U.S around China’s coast.

North Korea: A North Korean Jet Fighter Crashed

North Korea has confirmed today that a North Korean jet fighter crashed in Liaoning Province, China Tuesday. South Korean experts assume that the pilot sought to defect the North with...

South Korea: North Korea's Twitter Is Limited In South

On North Korea's newly opened twitter[en], South Korea's Unificiation Ministry hurriedly went checking legal issues in interacting with the North's Twitter account. South Korea's Chosun, along with other Korean local...

South Korea: A Pastor Facing Arrest for Visiting North Illegally

A left-inclining South Korean pastor who made an unauthorized trip to North Korea will be arrested for violating the National Security Law as soon as he returns to South, South...

South Korea: Iran Envoy Said South Korea To Avoid Sanctions on North

Iranian Ambassador warned South Korea of substantial economic loss if it follows US led sanction on North Korea in an exclusive interview with South Korea’s Joongang Ilbo, few days later...

North Korea: North reopened A hotel at Mt. Kumgang Resort Without Approval

North Korea reopened a hotel at Mt. Kumgang resort which is on long lease to South Korean Hyundai Asan without getting the South’s approval, South Korea’s Chosun reported, quoting Chosun...

China: Visa tales

With all the economic growth in China over the past few decades and a growing number of global travelers to match, have visa requirements for Chinese citizens been adapting in...

North Korea: Young Kids Suffering from North Korea’s Mass Games

North Korea proudly presents ‘Arirang performance’ is one of the world’s largest mass games, designed to promote its regime and earn dollars. More than 20 thousand young students mobilized for...

South Korea: North Korean land mine blast, killing one.

A North Korean wooden box land mine that may have been washed into South Korea by heavy flooding exploded in an inter-Korean border area, killing one South Korean civilian and...

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