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· January, 2011

Stories about North Korea from January, 2011

South Korea: A Photo Exhibition on Abandoned Animals of Yeonpyeong Island

Pressian posted heartbreaking photos of animals abandoned in the Yeonpyeong island after North Korea's artillery attack. An animal rights group, KARA, held a photo exhibition in Seoul displaying photos of...

North Koreans Reportedly Consume the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Infected Cattle.

Reports have come out from NGO groups that North Korea, as well as South Korea, may hit hard by the foot-and-mouth disease. A more gruesome report[ko] came out from Open Radio for North Korea, a radio...

Samsung Released An Optimistic Outlook on Korean Security

Samsung Economic Research Institute(SERI) released its annual report on Korean peninsula's peace in 2011. SERI speculated that the military tension between two Koreas is likely to subside. Read full report[en]....

‘Korean War’ in Cambodia

Mary Kozlovski, writing for The Phnom Penh Post, writes about the reported boycott spearheaded by South Korean tourist operators against a popular North Korean restaurant in Cambodia. The restaurant is...

North Korea: Drugs Rampant, Even Among Teens

North Korean insiders and defectors have testified that drugs are widespread in North Korea. Most recent reports told that drugs are popular gifts among teens and even ordinary middle-class citizens...

South Korea: Public Enraged at Sexual Harassment in Tweet Space

Twitterer @koreain sent the final warning tweet[ko] to a high-profile media worker (and a married man) who is reportedly to had harassed a woman via Twitter. Koreain urged the man...

China and Korea: New Status Quo on the Sino-North Korean Border

Adam Cathcart from Sinologistical Violoncellist looks into the commercial deals between China and North Korea and predicts that a new status quo is setting up in Northeast Asia.

North Korea: Public Complaints Continue to Mount

North Korean insiders have reported that in the midst of ongoing food shortages and with the succession in progress, more North Korean people are expressing their complaints about Kim family, wrote[ko] Daily NK,...

North Korean official twitter and website hacked

Intense cyber attacks were inflicted between South and North Korea. Sparked by one South Korean net user posting an insulting poem about the Kim family on the North Korean official...

North Korean Twitter Account Hacked by S.Koreans

South Korean hackers have allegedly attacked North Korean government's official twitter account @Uriminzok, filling the timeline with harsh slurs about North Korean regime, S.Korea's citizen media Wiki Tree reported[ko] with...

Korea: Poem insulting Kim family posted on NKorean Govt Website

It was revealed that a poem cursing Kim's regime was posted on the North Korean regime's official site for two days and was read by several hundreds, Free North Korea...

North Korea:Kim Jong-un's Birthday Approaches, More Analyses Came Out

As North Korea's heir apparent Kim Jong Un's birthday (Jan.8) approaches, more analyses and predictions are made on the regime's prospect. Daily NK, a Seoul-based online media which exclusively deals with...

North Korea: Kim Jong-il Said Mt. Baekdu Will Erupt in 2016

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il is allegedly to have said “Mt. Baekdu will erupt in 2016” and urged mine workers to produce iron ore when it is available, PSCORE(People for...

North Korea: Kim Jong-il Hid Underground During S.Korea-US Military Drills

South Korea's Joongang Sunday revealed that North Korean leader Kim Jong-il hid himself in an underground bunker for nine days during the South Korea-U.S. joint military exercise from Nov. 28 to...

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