All posts tagged "Pyongyang"

  • South Korean activists send anti-Pyonyang leaflets over the norther border. (NEWSis)
    S. Korea divided on activist efforts, North calls leaflets a ‘declaration of war’

    North Korean defectors in South Korea are continuing to stage anti-Pyongyang demonstrations despite repercussions that are instigating border tensions. An activist at the Seoul-based non-profit group Fighters for Free North Korea told The Korea Times that the...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • A popular North Korean dish, nangmyun, was said to be introduced in Chicago ahead of South Korea.
    Popular North Korean dish may have appeared in Chicago before South Korea

    A newly emerged text of a speech given by Dosan Ahn Chang-ho suggests so Did Pyongyang naengmyun — a Korean summer staple — make its first appearance in Chicago long before it arrived in Seoul? A newly...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • President Park Geun-hye shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping after a summit at The Hague. (Yonhap)
    “NK could be next Chernobyl”

    Park proposes Pyongyang as pilot case to make nuclear-free world By Kim Tae-gyu THE HAGUE ― President Park Geun-hye proposed denuclearizing North Korea, Monday, as a pilot program to make a world free of nuclear weapons. “If...

    • Posted March 24, 2014
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    Choco Pie sold for $10 in NK black market

    Choco Pie, the enormously popular marshmallow sandwich snack, is selling for $10 each in North Korean black markets in Pyongyang and Gaesong Industrial complex, CNN reported. In an interview Jan. 28, Steven Noerper, executive vice chairman of...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • North Korean military exercise. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea threatens to strike South “without notice” via fax

    By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Yonhap) — North Korea has threatened to strike South Korea in response to conservatives’ anti-Pyongyang rallies here on the second death anniversary of its leader Kim Jong-il earlier this week, the...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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    American tourist detained in N. Korea

    By Chung Min-uck An elderly American man has been detained in North Korea since last month, according to reports in American media, but the reasons behind his detention have not been established. Reports identified the man as...

    • Posted November 21, 2013
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