To anyone with a remote interest in the inner workings of North Korea, the recent purge of Kim Jong Un’s perceived éminence grise Jang Song Thaek was stunning in its […]
Nothing arouses the press like conflict easily juxtaposed. And the divided Korean peninsula pretty much has that game trademarked. South and North, capitalist and communist, prosperous and impoverished, reasonable and […]
Expats in South Korea tend to define themselves by how shaken they get when the North starts rattling its cage. You’re pissing yourself because it threatened nuclear war? Damn newbie: […]
South Korea today officially took the case of the Cheonan sinking to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and called for coordinated international action against Pyongyang, whom it blames for […]
Some fascinating photos from the capital of the DPRK via Flickr user Kernbeisser… For more view the set here.
A photo from South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency of a crowd in Pyongyang “celebrating” Dear Leader Kim Jong-il’s birthday, which falls on February the 16th, is unintentionally revealing. Look at […]
You can’t escape God in South Korea. He’s even nestling like a strange foetus or pacemaker in the chest of professional boxers. And if I had a W1000 note for […]
On October the 22nd, North Korea’s state news agency, the Korea Central News Agency ran a typically terse one paragraph report on the visit of a foreign business delegation to […]