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The top ten most bizarre rumours to spread about North Korea

The top ten most bizarre rumours to spread about North Korea

From unicorns, to assassination attempts. Andray Abrahamian of Choson Exchange takes us through some of the more popular rumours on the DPRK

The top ten most bizarre rumours to spread about North Korea
Andray Abrahamian
Andray Abrahamian December 6, 2012
Jindallae: Kim Jong Il’s Palestinian Foster Daughter

Jindallae: Kim Jong Il’s Palestinian Foster Daughter

Did you know that Kim Jong Il had a Palestinian foster daughter, aka the 'Flower of North Korea'?

Jindallae: Kim Jong Il’s Palestinian Foster Daughter
James Pearson
James Pearson December 3, 2012
Mobile Phones in North Korea: Understanding The Boom

Mobile Phones in North Korea: Understanding The Boom

Mobile phones in North Korea aren't just for the 'elites'. From business people to family homes in the provinces, more and more people are slowly gaining access to cellular communication.

Mobile Phones in North Korea: Understanding The Boom
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 16, 2012
Brace Yourselves, The Kim Jong Un Badges Are Coming

Brace Yourselves, The Kim Jong Un Badges Are Coming

Reports from Pyongyang suggest that some members of North Korea's top security agency are being issued with Kim Jong Un badges

Brace Yourselves, The Kim Jong Un Badges Are Coming
Luke Herman
Luke Herman November 15, 2012
Get Ready For A Military First Mothers Day

Get Ready For A Military First Mothers Day

In preparation for mothers day, North Korea presents army with new "lady tiger" multiple-launch rocket systems

Get Ready For A Military First Mothers Day
Luke Herman
Luke Herman November 13, 2012
Ojok Island: How To Gatecrash North Korea Without A Visa

Ojok Island: How To Gatecrash North Korea Without A Visa

Squatting in the Yalu river, Ojok Island is split between Korea and China - it's your best bet for making a visa-free break for the North.

Ojok Island: How To Gatecrash North Korea Without A Visa
NK News
NK News November 8, 2012
My Smoky Holiday In North Korea

My Smoky Holiday In North Korea

Do North Koreans ever get to go to places beyond their hometowns? What do North Koreans usually do for vacation?

My Smoky Holiday In North Korea
Jae Young Kim
Jae Young Kim October 22, 2012