All posts tagged "North Korea"

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    North Korea conducts live fire drills near NLL

    By Kang Seung-woo North Korea conducted a live-fire drill near the Northern Limit Line (NLL), the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Tuesday. “The firing began at 2 p.m., hours after it delivered a notification,” JCS spokesman...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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    For Song twins, seeing is believing in North Korea

    Twin ophthalmologists Alice and Julia Song make yearly trips to lend a hand  By Tae Hong Dr. Alice and Julia Song, 42, are twins like no other. Based in Southern California, they’re ophthalmologists who travel to North Korea every...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Kim Jong-un's disappearances and headlines are providing unintentional marketing benefits for Seth Rogen's latest film..
    [HOT LINKS] Kim Jong-un’s hair is no laughing matter, all right?

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s hair is no laughing matter. Not for the country’s embassy employees in London, at least. Chalk it up to British humor when London barbers hung a poster in their shop...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • South Koreans have already used Teletubbie costumes in North Korea related demonstration. (Yonhap)
    [HOT LINKS] North Korea may air “Teletubbies,” “Dr. Who,” “Top Gear”

        It is the world’s most isolated country, a place where the weekly television highlight is It’s So Funny, a long-running comedy show in which two uniformed soldiers perform slapstick sketches in between lectures about...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presides over a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang Tuesday. / Yonhap
    Kim Jong-un keeps job

    By Chung Min-uck North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was re-elected as the first chairman of the country’s powerful National Defense Commission (NDC), Wednesday. His re-election came during the first session of the North’s newly-elected Supreme People’s Assembly...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • S. Korea – U.S. – Japan issue joint warning to N. Korea

    By Lee Chi-dong (Yonhap) — In a show of unity in dealing with North Korea, South Korea, the U.S. and Japan jointly warned the communist nation Monday not to take any more provocative steps. “If North Korea...

    • Posted April 8, 2014
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    Concerns over N. Korea’s drones overblown: analysts

    By Kang Seung-woo A number of defense analysts have expressed skepticism about the possibility of North Korea’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) posing any serious threat to national security. Three drones that crashed here have dominated the headlines...

    • Posted April 8, 2014
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