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Jul 28, 2014

Wonsan, long a popular destination of North Korean vacationers, becomes focus of tourism push

Where do you go in North Korea if you're in the mood for a barbecue by the beach, maybe some pier-side fishing, or a dip in the ocean? For many North Korean vacationers, that place has long been the sleepy port city of Wonsan, which is now the focus ...

Jul 26, 2014

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile into Sea

(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s Defense Ministry says North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast. The launch is the latest in a slew of missile and rocket tests the North has been conducting in recent we...

Jul 23, 2014

North Korean cooking website launches

North Korea has launched a cooking website in a bid to preserve and promote traditional recipes from the 'Hermit Kingdom....

Jul 22, 2014

More mobile gadgets than people? Seven countries now qualify

Wireless broadband subscriptions now outnumber people in seven countries as consumers continue to snap up smartphones and tablets, according to a new report. Finland, Australia, Japan, Sweden, Denmark, South Korea and the U.S. had wireless broadband ... #Europe #North America #Finland #Australia #OECD #Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Jul 21, 2014

Chinese-made online video mocks Kim Jong Un

The Outstanding Leader is not amused. North Korea is reportedly furious after a hilarious video mocking Kim Jong Un went viral... #Europe #North America #Finland #Australia #OECD #Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Jul 23, 2014

Burmese Tycoon Tay Za Under Scrutiny

The Burmese tycoon is still ensnared in sanctions by U.S. officials wary of military mischief with North Korea... #Europe #North America #Finland #Australia #OECD #Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Jul 18, 2014

Asian Games talks between North, South Korea break down

Talks over North Korea’s participation in the Asian Games in Incheon broke down Thursday over issues including who would foot the expenses of the athletes' and cheerleaders' visit to South Korea... #Europe #North America #Finland #Australia #OECD #Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Jul 15, 2014

Obama speaks with China president about Iran, N. Korea

The American and Chinese leaders discuss the nuclear challenges of Iran and North Korea... #Iran #China #North Korea #Barack Obama

Jul 15, 2014

North Korea Pushes Farmers For More

North Korea needs sustainable agriculture as much as it needs nuclear power to keep enemies at bay, which has led to a push for self-sufficient farming — but for it to succeed the country would have to sanction capitalist-style reform... #China #North Korea

Jul 13, 2014

South Korea says North test-fires two more projectiles

North Korea launched two projectiles presumed to be ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over its failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over ongo... #China #North Korea