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    April 19, 2014

    Phoenix TV’s “Royally Grand ...

    In order to travel to North Korea, you either have to be a business man with some quasi-legal ways of jumping through your country’s loopholes (...
  • April 9, 2014

    December 7

    Lot of buzz around Mr. Curtis Melvin and Joseph S. Bermudez Jr’s piece at 38North on the “December 7″: The December 7 Factory: Produ...
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    March 14, 2014

    Can’t Live With Them, Can’t ...

    Originally posted in “The China Bash” Mr. Cathcart of SinoNK, posits that China might possibly re-assess its stance towards North Korea, a...
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    March 4, 2014

    North Korea’s Man-Made Meat

    No folks, it’s not Spam. As 臨림津진江강(RimJinGang) describes it as… http://www.asiapress.org/rimjingang/english/report/2014-03-04...
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    February 27, 2014

    Last Reunion Missiles

    North Korea Fires off four short-range ballastic missiles (SRBM). http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/27/us-korea-north-missiles-idUSBREA1Q0U520140...
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December 7

Lot of buzz around Mr. Curtis Melvin and Joseph S. Bermudez Jr’s piece at 38North on the “December 7″:
The December 7 Factory: Producer of Maxi Pads and Naval Stealth Technology…

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Can’t Live With Them, Can’t Live Without Them

Originally posted in “The China Bash”
Mr. Cathcart of SinoNK, posits that China might possibly re-assess its stance towards North Korea, and may become much more firm against them, in the…

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North Korea’s Man-Made Meat

No folks, it’s not Spam. As 臨림津진江강(RimJinGang) describes it as…
http://www.asiapress.org/rimjingang/english/report/2014-03-04

It is made from solidified oil squeezed from soybeans. The origin of this “soy-meat” is not clear, however, it was…

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Last Reunion Missiles

North Korea Fires off four short-range ballastic missiles (SRBM).
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/27/us-korea-north-missiles-idUSBREA1Q0U520140227

NOTE: Short-range ballistic missiles are different from Inter-continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs). There were earlier reports of ICBMs being…

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Phoenix Information: “Grinning Foreign Diplomat” Receives America’s Attention

According to this Phoenix TV report, they make note that despite Rodman’s visit largely being seen as a joke, it has nonetheless broken the ice in US-DPRK relations:

They may actually…

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高麗半島顧慮

Last year, when then-candidate 朴박僅근惠혜(Park, Geun-Hye) was still running for President, there was much noise made of the “Save My Friend/北북送송中중止지” movement. I made note of my worry over…

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Phoenix Watch: 華聞大直播 (Chinese News Giant Live Broadcast)

張璉瑰 (Zhang, LianGui), 中共中央黨校國際戰略研究所教授 (Professor at the Chinese Communist Central Party School’s International Strategic Research Facility). Simply, the most consulted man on anything related to North Korea:

HOST: 謝亞芳…

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Another 180° Change on North Korea’s Part?

South Korean media is asking “Why is North Korea suddenly changing its stance on linking the reunions to the US-ROK Combined exercises?”

Well, it’s the media, and they have nothing else…

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Engage!

North Korea in September 2012, said they were going to reorganize their education system. NKEconWatch has a good list to comare the differences:
http://www.nkeconwatch.com/2014/02/10/changes-made-to-north-korean-education-system
Funny enough, BBC One has a documentary…