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Introduction au cinéma de Corée du Nord

Introduction au cinéma de Corée du Nord | North Korea News | Scoop.it

Le cinéphile producteur réalisateur scénariste Kim Jong-il, une jeune bouquetière malmenée par les impérialistes, l’enlèvement d’un réalisateur de Corée du Sud, la production d’un film de monstre géant, une foi indéfectible pour le Juche : voilà quelques facettes du cinéma de Corée du Nord. Ambiance.

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North Korea Trivia: Ten Interesting Points

North Korea Trivia: Ten Interesting Points | North Korea News | Scoop.it

Some light Friday reading for you – a compilation of ten interesting trivia points about North Korea. While you may well be familiar with some items on this list, some may come as a surprise.

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Frontier Island Residents Fear Another N. Korean Attack

Frontier Island Residents Fear Another N. Korean Attack | North Korea News | Scoop.it
As tensions between two Koreas soar, Kim Jong Un's latest rhetoric has Yeonpyeong Island inhabitants feeling anxious...
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North Korea makes Paralympics debut. Does it signal a shift?

North Korea makes Paralympics debut. Does it signal a shift? | North Korea News | Scoop.it
North Korea is participating for the first time in the Paralympic Games, a possible shift for a county were disabled people have faced enforced isolation and abuse.
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“North Korea could conduct a third nuclear weapon test within as little as two weeks…”

“North Korea could conduct a third nuclear weapon test within as little as two weeks…” | North Korea News | Scoop.it

Siegfried Hecker, the co-director of Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation and the former Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Frank V. Pabian of Los Alamos, suggest North Korea could conduct a third nuclear weapon test within as little as two weeks if it chooses to do so.

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North Korea agrees to receive South Korean flood aid

North Korea agrees to receive South Korean flood aid | North Korea News | Scoop.it
SEOUL: North Korea agreed Friday to receive an unspecified amount of wheat and medicine in aid from South Korean private groups despite high cross-border tension, activists said.
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Kim Yong Nam Meets Chairman of Italian General Investment Group

Kim Yong Nam Meets Chairman of Italian General Investment Group | North Korea News | Scoop.it
Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly, met and had a talk with Giancarlo Elia Valori, chairman of the Italian General Investment Group...
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Vietnamese Delegation Visits Mangyongdae

Vietnamese Delegation Visits Mangyongdae | North Korea News | Scoop.it
A friendship delegation of the Service Department of Diplomatic Corps of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam led by Director General Nguyen Van Hoa visited Mangyongdae, the birthplace of President Kim Il Sung, on Thursday.
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North Korea: Human Traffickers and the Chinese Market for Brides

North Korea: Human Traffickers and the Chinese Market for Brides | North Korea News | Scoop.it
How human traffickers are cashing in on the Chinese market for North Korean women—and how some victims escape.
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Satellite imagery shows North Korea has completed dome atop nuclear reactor under construction

Satellite imagery shows North Korea has completed dome atop nuclear reactor under construction | North Korea News | Scoop.it
A new satellite image shows North Korea has completed a key step in the construction of a light-water reactor at its main nuclear complex, though it may take several more years before it is fully operational, an analyst said Tuesday.
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Kim Jong Eun to Iran? Maybe Kim Yong Nam

Kim Jong Eun to Iran? Maybe Kim Yong Nam | North Korea News | Scoop.it
A report that Kim Jong Eun might go to Iran may have gotten the wrong Kim.
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History book, exchange programs aim to promote Korea-China understanding

History book, exchange programs aim to promote Korea-China understanding | North Korea News | Scoop.it

Many Chinese people believe Seoul provoked the Korean War as is written in their history textbooks, a view unacceptable to South Koreans.

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North Korea reaches out in bid to end isolation

North Korea reaches out in bid to end isolation | North Korea News | Scoop.it
It is unclear how much they are willing to concede as they try to improve its relationships with Japan and the US.
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Imperialist Romney says N. Korea proliferates nuclear weapons

Imperialist Romney says N. Korea proliferates nuclear weapons | North Korea News | Scoop.it

Mitt Romney, the U.S. Republican Party presidential candidate, expressed concern Wednesday over North Korea’s alleged sales of nuclear weapons.He described the world as a ‘dangerous place’ and stressed the seriousness of North Korea’s threats.

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Japan, North Korea hold first talks in 4 years

Japan, North Korea hold first talks in 4 years | North Korea News | Scoop.it

Officials from Japan and North Korea held their first government-to-government talks in four years on Wednesday, amid hopes that new leader Kim Jong Un will adopt a less confrontational approach to relations between his isolated, impoverished nation and the outside world.

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Second typhoon to hit storm-ravaged North and South Korea

Second typhoon to hit storm-ravaged North and South Korea | North Korea News | Scoop.it
Approach of typhoon Tembin sparks fears for North Korea, where heavy downpours are often catastrophic...
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North Korea's Kim threatens war over US-South Korea drill

North Korea's Kim threatens war over US-South Korea drill | North Korea News | Scoop.it

North Korea's leader has warned of an "all-out" war against the South while denouncing its ongoing joint military drill with the United States, state media said Sunday.

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A North Korean love story: Defectors to marry in group ceremony

A North Korean love story: Defectors to marry in group ceremony | North Korea News | Scoop.it
Taesung Lee and Solmi Choi are one of 15 refugee couples who will wed at City Hall, a gift to people who have suffered much.
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Eerie, Surreal Defector Drawings Of North Korean Concentration Camps

Eerie, Surreal Defector Drawings Of North Korean Concentration Camps | North Korea News | Scoop.it

If suffering is a wellspring for art, there are no greater artists currently living than defectors from North Korea. Witness: this forum, which has compiled drawings from survivors of the country’s brutal concentration and work camps.

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Kim Jong Un visits front-line island

Supreme Commander Kim Jong Un Orders: If even one shell falls on our territory, deal an immediate annihilating counterblow leading to a war for national reunification

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Pyongyang Ready to Welcome Delegates to Celebrations of Youth Day

Pyongyang Ready to Welcome Delegates to Celebrations of Youth Day | North Korea News | Scoop.it

Pyongyang is wrapped in a festive atmosphere in the run-up to Youth Day to be marked with splendor amid great attention and blessings of the whole party and all people and service personnel.

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North Korea trying to build trade, tourism hub

North Korea trying to build trade, tourism hub | North Korea News | Scoop.it
North Korea is on a push to develop a long-standing special economic zone in its far northeast, hoping to attract business from China and Russia.
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North Korea to talk to South Korean NGOs about flood aid

North Korea to talk to South Korean NGOs about flood aid | North Korea News | Scoop.it
SEOUL: North Korea has agreed to meet South Korean private groups for talks about aid following deadly floods, officials said Thursday, despite icy relations between the two governments.
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Freedom and Bondage in North Korea

Freedom and Bondage in North Korea | North Korea News | Scoop.it
Insight into North Korean defectors and prison camp survivors.

Interview with North Korea researcher, David Hawk

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N Korea threatens to reconsider accords with US

N Korea threatens to reconsider accords with US | North Korea News | Scoop.it

North Korea has threatened to reconsider several agreements with the United States that call for Pyongyang’s concessions on its nuclear programme in exchange for US humanitarian and energy aid.

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