Stories about North Korea from December, 2011
North Korea’s state-run websites have begun to print the regime's young heir, Kim Jong-un's name in a style previously reserved for lately deceased dictator, Kim Jong Il, reported North Korea Tech blog.
Fauna has translated Chinese netizens’ reactions over the news of Kim Jong-il's sudden death.
Since North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-il's death on December 17 from a heart attack, the South Korean Twittersphere has lit up with numerous responses to the news. Lee Yoo Eun reports.
Kim Jong Il, the North Korean dictator has died. Although the death of the world's one of the notorious dictator is something what people should welcome, most South Koreans have expressed worries on the instability his sudden death might bring to the Korean peninsula.
The North Korea Tech blog reports the live stream of KCTV, North Korea's state television, has halted due to heavy web traffic.The blogger adds that his last week’s report on the live streaming service has brought the issue to the attention of the media.
North Korea has issued a warning to South Korea over lighting up of Christmas trees near the border, defining the act as “initiating psychological warfare”. Liam Kruger wrote a short commentary on it.
The Travel Fish blog introduced North Korean restaurants in Phnom Penh that offer a glimpse into the hermit kingdom's cuisine and music. Most of North Korean oversees restaurants were set up to acquire foreign currency for the regime.
North Korea’s official news agency and Kim Jong-il's major propaganda outlet, Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) will start a Chinese news service this week. North Korea Tech blog wrote an analysis on the issue with background information on the news agency's history.