Missing Dutchman Returns!!!

http://nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com/2011/08/15/van-der-bijl-returns-to-nl Sounds like a cheesy 1940s comic hero title, with a guy wearing a cape. But the guy who went missing in North Korea finally returned home to the Netherlands, and is ready to fight crime!. His return flight was…

China Picks up South Korea’s Slack

Ever since Lee, Myung-Bak was voted into office, the previous two South Korean administrations Sunshine Policy has been completely reversed. The South Koreans knew this man’s North Korean platform and voted him into office anyway. So much for wanting a…

Warming Up

http://www.dailynk.com/korean/read.php?cataId=nk05000&num=91842 It’s August 15, which means it’s time that both North and South Korea celebrated the fact that the Japanese pulled out of the peninsula, ending their colonial occupation. In these past few years, it’s meant a resumption of flying…

Cell Phone Use in North Korea

I don’t get it, cell phone use in North Korea is going up, and is expected to rise beyond 1-million domestic users. However, whenever people visit the country, they have to get their cell phones taken away, and can’t contact…

Dutch Guy Missing

http://nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com/2011/08/10/nl-citizen-missing-in-dprk. Dutch guy missing in North Korea. First of all, what was he doing in North Korea? Selling stamps AND coins? If he was trying to sell North Korean coins, and smuggling some of that precious 주체moola, don’t know if…

More YonPyong Shellings

http://nkleadershipwatch.wordpress.com/2011/08/10/dprk-fires-artillery-shells-near-nll ROK Marines Fired back immediately, upon hearing blasts right by 연평 island. View Larger Map North Korea’s response? It’s all a misunderstanding! In fact, the South is manipulating this story, and saying that the blasts they heard from North…