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  1. $60 Notel device helps North Koreans subvert laws around movies and TV showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    A $60 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated - a symbol of change in one of the world's most repressed societies. By some estimates, up to half of all urban North Korean households have an easily concealed "notel", a small portable media player used to watch DVDs or content stored on USB sticks that can be easily smuggled into the country and passed hand to hand.

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  2. A $50 device is symbol of change in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABS-CBN News

    A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated - a symbol of change in one of the world's most repressed societies. By some estimates, up to half of all urban North Korean households have an easily concealed "notel", a small portable media player used to watch DVDs or content stored on USB sticks that can be easily smuggled into the country and passed hand to hand.

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  3. The $50 device that symbolizes a shift in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | CNews

    A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated - a symbol of change in one of the world's most repressed societies. By some estimates, up to half of all urban North Korean households have an easily concealed "notel", a small portable media player used to watch DVDs or content stored on USB sticks that can be easily smuggled into the country and passed hand to hand.

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  4. North Koreans subvert laws preventing access to movie and TV shows with $60 deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Age

    A $60 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated - a symbol of change in one of the world's most repressed societies. By some estimates, up to half of all urban North Korean households have an easily concealed "notel", a small portable media player used to watch DVDs or content stored on USB sticks that can be easily smuggled into the country and passed hand to hand.

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  5. Day of Shining Star Marked in ChinaRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Korean News

    The General Association of Koreans in China held events in Yanji City, Jilin Province of China on February 9 with the approach of the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il . Present there were Chairwoman Choe Un Bok and other officials of the association, representatives of its affiliated organizations, Korean compatriots and artistes in China, officials of the DPRK consulate general in Shenyang and branch members.

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  6. Apparent N. Korean army deserter kills 4 Chinese in border townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Korea Herald

    A North Korean man believed to be an army deserter has been detained by Chinese authorities for allegedly killing four Chinese citizens in an apparent robbery in the Chinese border city of Helong, a source with knowledge of the incident said Monday. The incident took place on Dec. 27 last year in the border town of Nanping in Helong, just north of the Tumen River overlooking North Korea's North Hamkyong Province, the source said on the condition of anonymity.

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  7. Making East Asia peaceful, prosperousRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | China Daily

    Editor's Note: An academic forum on Northeast Asia, "Multicultural Coexistence and Choices for Border Areas", was held at Yanbian University in Yanji, Jilin province, over the weekend. Excerpts from the speeches of some of the participating scholars, put together by China Daily's reporter Cui Shoufeng, follow: East Asia is one of the most economically advanced regions in the world, but it has not witnessed sufficient economic cooperation between the region's countries.

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  8. A Drop of Chinese BloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Bookgasm

    James Church's fifth Inspector O novel, A DROP OF CHINESE BLOOD , introduces a new character, Major Bing of the Chinese Ministry of State Security. Bing is the nephew of Inspector O, and the two live together in the small town of Yanji, a gateway town to people who go back and forth across the border between China and North Korea.

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  9. YANJI: Northeast Asian bloc urges better financing channelsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Asia News Network

    China and the other members of an intergovernmental cooperation group in Northeast Asia said on Wednesday that interconnectivity and extending financing channels are its top priority. The Greater Tumen Initiative members also agreed to make more efforts to promote cooperation on projects in these fields.

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  10. Despite warnings, more Western tourists are traveling to North KoreaRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    It's the kind of publicity that would seemingly scare off sightseers: A trio of U.S. citizens detained in North Korea pleading for help last week in brief, rarely granted media interviews. Yet even as the ordeal for the men, who had gone to the reclusive communist outpost with tour groups, drags on - and as the U.S. strongly warns Americans against visiting - North Korea is making a push for more Western tourists.

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