Stories about North Korea from August, 2010
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 Agency).
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 and aircraft.
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 Biao.
Sinica podcast looks at the trouble waters between China and the U.S around China’s coast.
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 his airplane South Korea’s Donga reported.
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 media predicted that the South's government may limit [kr] its people from retweeting some of North Korean propaganda links and...
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 Korea’s Joongang reported. Pastor Han is scheduled to return tomorrow from his 10 day visit to 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 the top sanctioning envoys from the US made visits to Seoul.
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 Shinbo, a North Korean mouthpiece published in Japan.
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 step? Well-heeled journalist Chen Zikun shares his experiences, see if or how any of them compare to yours.
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 the show are forced to practice the routine intensively under directly exposed sunlight for hours and not a few have...
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 injuring another, South Korea’s Joongang reported. The South Korean military said there was a low chance that the North intentionally...