April 24, 2024

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North Korea’s “Torure” Rail Transport System

North Korea’s “Torure” Rail Transport System

The cart itself is simple piece of technology: It rolls downhill and is slowed by a friction brake system by the conductor

North Korea’s “Torure” Rail Transport System
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin June 18, 2013
Analysis: Tracking Kim Jong Un’s east coast tour

Analysis: Tracking Kim Jong Un’s east coast tour

Kim Jong un completes largest tour outside of Pyongyang since inheriting power from the late Kim Jong Il

Analysis: Tracking Kim Jong Un’s east coast tour
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin June 12, 2013
NK Media Watch – June 4 to June 10

NK Media Watch – June 4 to June 10

The Seventh Korean Children’s Union (KCU) Conference, citizen support for Kim Jong Un’s letter of appeal, and criticism of Laos defector "kidnapping"

NK Media Watch – June 4 to June 10
Matthew McGrath June 12, 2013
How to send your child to summer camp in North Korea

How to send your child to summer camp in North Korea

"Parents are responsible for about 300 euros in fees and travel costs, with all other expenses being met by the Korean side.”

How to send your child to summer camp in North Korea
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich June 6, 2013
NK Media Watch – May 28 to June 3

NK Media Watch – May 28 to June 3

Friendship labor, traffic safety education and more international disasters

NK Media Watch – May 28 to June 3
Matthew McGrath June 6, 2013
Revealed: Satellite images show progress on new Yalu bridge

Revealed: Satellite images show progress on new Yalu bridge

First satellite imagery made public to show new bridge development between China and North Korea

Revealed: Satellite images show progress on new Yalu bridge
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin June 4, 2013
Dennis Rodman’s homage to Kim Il Sung revealed

Dennis Rodman’s homage to Kim Il Sung revealed

Previously unseen inscription shows Rodman's homage to DPRK founding leader Kim Il Sung

Dennis Rodman’s homage to Kim Il Sung revealed
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich May 31, 2013
More on Chongjin’s residential construction project

More on Chongjin’s residential construction project

Exclusive photos show extent of Chongjin's five year re-development plan

More on Chongjin’s residential construction project
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin May 30, 2013
Located: North Korea’s Masik Pass Ski Resort

Located: North Korea’s Masik Pass Ski Resort

'One of Kim Jong Un's definable domestic policy initiatives is the improvement of leisure facilities in the DPRK as a tool to raise the peoples' standard of living.'

Located: North Korea’s Masik Pass Ski Resort
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin May 29, 2013
When the first American soldier defected to North Korea

When the first American soldier defected to North Korea

"The people in North Korea are enjoying freedom and happiness inaccessible to the working people of the United States"

When the first American soldier defected to North Korea
Brandon K. Gauthier
Brandon K. Gauthier May 28, 2013