In 1999, at age 28, he was DPRK’s ambassador to Cambodia; in 2000, to Iran. At age 30 he was head of a committee on computing…
Kim Jong Un invited Lee Hee-ho to visit him in Pyongyang over August 5−8, then promptly retracted the invitation at the least convenient time.
In a perfect world, you would have heard about Kenneth Bae long before spectators and gawkers to the world arena were haranguing Dennis Rodman to petition on his behalf.
Regardless of her glamor, Sol Ju is still subject to punishment under the strict rule of the state. She has disappeared twice in 2012 and 2013…
In other news, North Korea has stymied South Korea’s suggestion for family reunions, for the time being; citizens are preparing fertilizer for the upcoming planting season; encouraged by Rodman, Japanese lawmaker Antonio Inoki plans to open a Sports Peace Community Association office in Pyongyang…
Well, it has come and passed: Dennis Rodman has, with Paddy Power’s underwriting, staged a couple rounds of basketball for Supreme Leader’s 31st birthday.
New Focus International, founded by Jang Jin Sung (read up on him!), published its own analysis of the events leading up to the purge of Jang Song Taek and its fallout.
Subject of rumor and political persecution, Hyon Song Wol is one example of genuine talent snuffed out by the general meanness of humanity.
It’s the new year, in the US as in North Korea! What’s in the news lately? Dennis Rodman isn’t. Raise a glass and cheer.
Following the execution of Jang Song Taek, one of the more radical changes to take place in DPRK policy is in calling everyone back home. Originally Kim Jong Un ordered all North Korean businessmen to return from China.
Paddy Power, a large and popular Irish booking agency, has declined to underwrite any further trips to North Korea for Rodman.
When Uncle Jang had been removed from power at the beginning of this month, there was rampant speculation as to what factors had precipitated this.