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Reunification Monument

This magnificent arch, or to give it its full title, the Monument to the Three-Point Charter for National Reunification, at the end of the Tongil Expressway marks the beginning of the Reunification Highway which takes you from Pyongyang to Panmunjom on the North-South Korean border and thence to Seoul should the road be reopened 564 weitere Wörter


The Arch of Triumph

Having emerged from the depths of the Pyongyang Metro we were met with the spectacular sight of the Arch of Triumph.

Those familiar with the Arc de Triomphe in Paris will see where the inspiration for North Korea’s Arch of Triumph came from, though the latter incorporates both Western and Korean features. 610 weitere Wörter


North Korea to erect first major monument to Kim Jong Un

While also devoted to Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, monument shows new personality cult developing

Hamish Macdonald 

January 12th, 2017

A smiling and wind-swept Mr Kim standing on a snow-covered mountaintop, the sun rising behind him Photo: KCNA… 761 weitere Wörter

North Korean citizens are completely isolated from the outside world; nevertheless, they are exposed to an increasing influx of external information since the 90’s. It was due to a decreasing economic situation which forced North Korean citizens to travel inside and outside of the country for economical purposes.

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North Korea Tests Most Powerful Nuke Yet, Despite UN Sanctions

North Korea’s most powerful nuclear test on Thursday night was accompanied by an announcement that they now now have the ability to mount a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile. 142 weitere Wörter


North Korea Conducts Fifth Nuclear Test as Regime Celebrates National Holiday 

The governments in both South Korea and Japan convened emergency meetings to discuss the test.

TOKYO — Anna Fifield reports: North Korea conducted its fifth atomic test Friday morning, South Korean officials said, as Kim Jong Un’s regime continues to defy international condemnation of its nuclear and missile programs and waves of sanctions. 404 weitere Wörter

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