Published on Sep 16, 2013
What do the people of North Korea really think? Does the West give them a bad press? This report tries to find out.
The newspaper falsely reported that Kim Jong-un was the world’s sexiest man–based on a satirical story from The Onion.
Published on Nov 28, 2012 by Channel4News
The state-owned People’s Daily newspaper in China has removed from its website a story announcing this year’s winner of the “World’s Sexiest Man” award as North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, following the revelation that the story was a spoof.
Published on Oct 12, 2012 by VOAvideo
South Korean audiences have had a rare chance to attend the screening of a North Korean romantic comedy. The movie Comrade Kim Goes Flying was shown twice this week at the Busan International Film Festival. Reporter Jason Strother went to the southern port city to check it out.
Department of the Navy. This is Korea (Parts 1 and 2) from 1951. Covers the United States involvement with Korea and testing of Korean weapons. John Ford directed this film which is the only color documentary made during the Korean War. Producer: Department of the Navy. Creative Commons license: Public Domain
21 October 2011 — The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) cannot feed its people for the “foreseeable future,” the United Nations relief chief reported today, urging the world to step up humanitarian support and not “turn our backs” on a population where an estimated six million people now depend on food aid.
Valerie Amos, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, told journalists after a five-day visit to the DPRK this week that the country remains “highly food insecure,” with daily rations recently reduced, unreliable food supplies, restricted agricultural production and many children left stunted.
North Korea has launched its own tourist liner using an old freighter.
North Korea’s first fast food restaurant, in Pyongyang.