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· February, 2011

Stories about North Korea from February, 2011

North Korea: Kim Jung-un Holding a Pair of Binoculars Upside down

North Korea's heir apparent, Kim Jong-un's photo of him holding a pair of binoculars upside down has been widely tweeted in South Korean Tweetosphere. This photo of Kim was aired...

Youtube Video Mocking Kim Jong-il's Commemorative Stamp

A South Korean user uploaded a Youtube video[ko] mocking North Korea's latest commemorative stamp which was made to celebrate Kim Jong-il's birthday. The video claims that the three monkeys from...

North Korea's Official Newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, Launches Website

The Rodong Sinmun, North Korea's official newspaper and the regime's one of the most important propaganda tool, has launched a website, Martyn Williams wrote [en] on the North Korea Tech.

North and South Korea Mark Kim Jong-il's 69th Birthday

Whilst North Korea celebrates its leader, Kim Jong-il's 69th birthday today, South Korean human rights activists sent a rather unconventional birthday gift to Kim: gigantic balloons carrying leaflets lambasting the...

North Korea: More Stalinist than Stalin himself, the country has about 100 IP addresses

In the New Media Revolution and U.S. Global Engagement conference, Professor Andrei Lankov, a Russian specialist in Korean studies said that North Korea has about 100 IP addresses for the...

North Korea: Another Sign of Small Revolt? Burning Picture of Kim Family

A video burning Kim Jung-il and his mother's portrait got leaked from North Korea, Daily NK reported[en]. The report analyzed the act may have been carried out by a North...

‘You're next, Kim Jong-il!’ Korean Peninsula Watches Egypt

News of the Egyptian revolt has reached the Korean peninsula, and speculations are rising in South Korea about whether it could spark mass protests in North Korea. South Koreans overthrew...

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