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Chairman Mao Zedong

Less than an hour out of North Korea and I wondered, was I never going to be able to get away from bronze statues of leaders in squares? 102 weitere Wörter


North Korean Artist Swaps Propaganda for Satire

LONDON (Reuters) — For seven years, North Korean artist Song Byeok painted propaganda posters glorifying the world’s most secretive regime. Today, having defected to South Korea, he uses his talents to satirize his repressive homeland. 317 weitere Wörter

Art & Culture

Come Into Our Tender Embrace

Across the road from the Eternal Life Monument is a duo of murals commonly found throughout North Korea and, in fact, the only murals that I have seen in multiple locations, including in… 335 weitere Wörter


What did we say about the Flower Show?

North Korean flower shows are not quite the same as flower shows elsewhere. Well, that’s not really a surprise as nothing is quite the same in North Korea. 437 weitere Wörter


Kingdom of Kim: My 6 Days in North Korea

I am not the kind of person who would ordinarily write a ‚travel blog‘ following a visit to a foreign country – they usually strike me as being written by self-centered people with a penchant for boasting about how many countries they have visited and just how ‚cultured‘ their exploits abroad make them. 3.719 weitere Wörter

Donald Trump

US, China & North Korean Affair

North Korea celebrates 105th Birth Anniversary of President Kim Il Sung; Trump says the US is prepared to respond to North Korean nuclear threats on its own if China fails to help; Trump and First Lady Melania welcomed Chinese President Xi JinPing and his wife Peng Liyuan at Mar-a-Lago . 90 weitere Wörter