There were no stories about the controversial Sony hack from the Associated Press (AP) Pyongyang bureau in North Korea. You can refer to page 5 and the last three issues for background information if you have been hiding from mass media.
By Eric Talmadge Associated Press TOKYO (AP) – North Korea said on June 30 it is preparing to try two Americans who entered the country as tourists for carrying out what it says were hostile acts against it.
By Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press North Korea said on June 6 it has detained an American tourist for committing an unspecified crime, the third U.S. citizen being held there.
By Aritz Parra The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman left North Korea Sept. 7, professing his affection for autocratic leader Kim Jong Un and angrily rejecting calls to lobby for the release of imprisoned American citizen Kenneth Bae.
By Hyung-Jin Kim The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korean delegates agreed on a desire to restart a stalled jointly run factory park after overnight talks that ended July 8, but they couldn’t immediately reach an accord to reopen the complex that had been a symbol of inter-Korean rapprochement.
By Hyung-jin Kim The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea will issue special pardons for convicts to commemorate milestone birthdays of its two late leaders, state media said, in the first such dispensations in more than six years.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In the early 1990s, when North Korea opened its borders a tiny bit to Americans, Seong Suk Kim, also known as Joan, sought the opportunity to visit her siblings — two brothers — and their children, Kim’s nieces and nephews, whom she had never met. During the Korean War, […]
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s state news agency reported a public appearance by reclusive leader Kim Jong Il for the first time in nearly two months, an absence that prompted speculation he was seriously ill.