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Silicon Alley Insider
In South Korea, about 200 people - South Koreans along with North Korean defectors - packed 770 pounds of Choco Pies into plastic bags, which they attached to 50 giant balloons and released into North Korea from a park in the border city of Paju, according to organizers of the event.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Miami Herald
U.S. sanctions North Korean companies on Cuba weapons case
The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday sanctioned two North Korean companies and 18 cargo ships for a shipment of Cuban weapons that violated a U.N. arms embargo on Pyongyang, and barely mentioned Cuba's role in the case.
Hyundai Group chairwoman requests permission to visit N. Korea
The chief of Hyundai Group, the parent firm of inter-Korean tour operator Hyundai Asan Corp., has requested government permission to visit North Korea next week to mark the anniversary of the death of her husband, who used to run the cross-border travel business, company officials said Wednesday.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
You Can Send Your Kids to Summer Camp in North Korea
Tired of the typical kids' summer camps, in the woods of New England or the mountains of California? How about summer camp in North Korea? The famously secretive country has one, including everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts.
The Miami Herald
Cuba escapes UN sanctions in North Korean weapons transport scheme
The United Nations has sanctioned a North Korean shipping company but spared Cuban entities in connection with a Cuban weapons shipment seized aboard a Pyongyang-bound freighter in violation of a U.N. arms embargo.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Kim Jong-un's underwater dream
IMAGINE staying with ancient hill tribes amongst jaw-dropping scenery. This secret spot will make you feel on top of the world.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
North Korean Architect Dreams Up Futuristic Buildings to Promote Tourism
Architects in North Korea work for the government, have little exposure to the outside world and might go their entire career without receiving a private commission.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
North Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in new 'tourist city'
This article titled "North Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in new 'tourist city'" was written by Hamish Macdonald for NK News, part of the North Korea network, for theguardian.com on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 04.00 UTC North Korean authorities have announced an ambitious development project for the east coast city of Wonsan that will ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
6 countries U.S. airlines are prohibited from flying over
The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine on Thursday left many travelers wondering about other unsafe conflict zones.
A North Korean Architect's Crazy Visions of the Future
These "Mountain Conicals" pile living quarters high to reduce their footprint in the surrounding river beds.
Kim Jong Un Really Hates This Video And Wants It Off The Internet
Dictators never seem to have much of a sense of humor, and North Korea's Kim Jong Un is no exception.
Koreas set to resume ancient palace project
Dozens of South Korean historians will visit North Korea in the coming weeks, as the two Koreas are restarting a joint excavation of an ancient royal palace site in the communist nation, officials here said Monday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The China Post
North Korea threatens boycott of Asian Games in South
North Korea on Friday threatened to pull out of September's Asian Games in South Korea, blaming Seoul for the breakdown of talks on Pyongyang's participation.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Inter-Korean talks on N. Korea's participation in Incheon Asian Games begin
Departing for the border village of Panmunjom for Thursday's working-level talks, South Korea's chief delegate said general issues surrounding the North's participation in the upcoming Asian Games will be up for discussion.
U.S. warns Japan against Abe`s possible visit to N. Korea
U.S. warns Japan against Abe`s possible visit to N. Korea . JULY 17, 2014 03:27.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Let's Face It: Palestinian Forces Are Wasting Their Time
North Korea: Japanese and South Korea press reported North Korea launched two ballistic missiles early Sunday.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Opinion: Why is North Korea mad at comedy?
Statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansudae in Pyongyang. North Koreans gather in front of the statues to lay flowers and bow, showing their respect for the late and current leader.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
N.Koreans Tell of Rampant Corruption in Crumbling State
Ordinary North Koreans are lucky to earn US$30 a month, but senior state officials easily make more than $100 a day from endemic corruption, a survey shows.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Hermit Kingdom: An Inside View Of North Korea's Hidden Car Culture
When I found myself in one of the most isolated and mysterious countries on the planet naturally the first thing I noticed was the profound assortment of vehicles in the airport parking lot.