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And Now This Special NK Radio Bulletin: Suffering is Normal When You Are Doing Good

Below is an excerpt from our recent report on our North Korea Radio Broadcasts as written by one of  our VOM Korea interns.

Life in North Korea is very difficult for outsiders to comprehend. noch 712 Wörter

North Korea

Travel theme: bowing under the two Kim statues

This week, Ailsa’s photo challenge theme is Pairs.

I have chosen the most surrealistic pair I have ever seen: those two giant statues of Kim Il-Sung and Kim-Jong-Il in Pyongyang, North Korea. noch 121 Wörter


Same same, but different

I’m sure I’m not the only one realizing this but if you look closely enough, there is a resemblance between the three leaders from the Kim Dynasty. noch 85 Wörter

North Korea

New sanctions on North Korea: An act of war by any measure

By Caleb Maupin

Global Research, July 16, 2016

New Eastern Outlook

International law prohibits the use of food as a weapon. However, the new sanctions declared by the United States drastically inhibit the ability of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to export coal and other commodities on the international market. noch 1.397 Wörter

Faith in Government Collapsing Everywhere: Kim Jong-Un Photographed Smoking a Cigarette While Visiting a Middle School 

The heavy smoker had reportedly stopped smoking in public for 80 days after the government intensified its anti-smoking campaign.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has smoked a cigarette while visiting a school, a photo released by the North’s mouthpiece media shows, Sunday. noch 163 Wörter

Health And Social Issues

A timeline of the belligerent North (II)


  • (May 25) North Korea announces it has conducted its second nuclear test


  • (Mar 26) Sinking of ROK Cheonan corvette by NK torpedo. NK denies it was responsible for the sinking…
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North Korea

Marking the third year of the Korean War in Pyongyang in 1953