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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    What the cook saw

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... fanciful. But Fujimoto- a pseudonym- was welcomed back to North Korea by Kim Jong-un in July last year and was not punished by the new leader for what he had written. His credibility had already risen after he correctly predicted Jong-un would be selected to take over from Jong-il, his father, who died in December 2011, in preference to his older half-brother, Kim Jong-nam. Furthermore, ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: North Korean tourism app shows hermit nation's delights

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... on where to eat and shop (although hairdresser recommendations are omitted so you won't be able to get the ultimate souvenir- a Kim Jong-un cut). There are more advanced features, too: you can ... a circus and two coffee shops, not to mention 14 factories open to tourists (we suggest the Hungnam Fertiliser plant)? Perhaps Kim is not being unrealistic in his goal to increase annual visitor ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: blood vassals

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon Blood vassals Based on a few photographs and some educated guesswork, Pyongyang watchers reckon Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has been elevated into his inner circle. The brother-sister bond between their late father, Kim Jong-il, and aunt, Kim Kyong-hui, was also important in securing the family's power. Liu Piao ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: action keeps The Suspect on the straight and narrow

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:10pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... action role) was North Korea's best special ops field agent and a happily married father-to-be. But when Kim Jong-un came to power, his government decided that the top operative was better ... by action choreographer Kim Won-jin, who caught the eye of Hong Kong film fans back in 1992 with his appearance in Operation Scorpio. Kim shows that he still has some amazing moves more than 20 ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Film focus

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:47pm by Mark Peters

    ... within China, the honchos at MGM used some swift re-editing and script changes to turn the enemy into North Koreans instead, finding themselves far happier to antagonise uncle-killing Kim Jong-un ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:58pm by Mark Peters

    ... (and some patients are nuttier than a squirrel's packed lunch) Getting On is as far removed from the sexy hospital life of Grey's Anatomy as Kim Jong-un is from winning the Nobel ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:09pm by Mark Peters

    ... Mark Peters Mark Peters Imagine I'm holding a gun to your head. If you had to choose, which would you rather do; serenade Vladimir Putin in a "Free Pussy Riot" T-shirt or tell Kim Jong-un he's a chubby nutter with a daft haircut? Welcome to Deadly Dilemmas (Discovery Channel, Wednesday at 8.30pm), a show that is, thankfully, a lighthearted science quiz ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Earlier this year Rodman travelled to North Korea to host a basketball exhibition and came away with a “friend for life”, fellow hoops fan and “awesome guy” Kim Jong-un …   North Korea’s supreme ... their well-nourished leader. Last year, Kim’s glamorous wife, the 20-something Ri Sol-ju, was photographed carrying a handbag considered to be worth the average annual salary of a North Korean, from ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    How Dennis and Kim's 'bromance' is causing a diplomatic conundrum

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by NEW YORK MAGAZINE

    ... of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. Everyone laughs. "I have all their personal logistics. Private phone numbers, e-mails, everything," Rodman responds. The laughter stops. This is not a joke. Rodman is here to make "big announcements" about his recent trip to North Korea as the guest of Kim, his second in a year. And big announcements he delivers. During his seaside ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Serious reservations

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Eighty-Four, as I run through the dark, listening for footsteps behind me as I head into the heart of the city that North Korea's own Big Brother, Kim Jong-un, calls "a socialist ... that is North Korea. Work began in 1987, under the regime of Kim Jong-un's grandfather, Kim Il-sung, and the scheduled opening of what would have been the world's tallest hotel two years later ...




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