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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art house: Shiri

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... residence). The South Korean government responded by forming Unit 684, whose task was to assassinate North Korea's then leader Kim Il-Sung. In 1983, North Korean agents detonated a bomb ... at any task means death. The most skilled and lethal of these trainees is Hee (Kim Yun-jin), a female sniper who shares a cursory, but significant emotional involvement with Park. Her training ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Tours of North Korea are monitored, but offer insight

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Juliet Rix

    ... of The Great Leader Kim Il-sung and the Dear Leader Kim Jong-il, and slogans exhorting hard work for the fatherland, support for the army and death to the "American Imperialists", crowds ... alive". Kim Il-sung, now dead for 19 years, remains the nation's president despite the fact it is his grandson who now rules. Everywhere we go, the most crucial piece of information ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Serious reservations

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

    ... of the Ryugyong- after a lengthy visit to nearby giant statues of former leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il. Giant hoardings surrounded the hotel and cranes swung back and forth. Outside, lines ... a memorial to North Korea's modern-day pharaohs. Although North Korea is officially atheist, the two late Kims are treated as deities- there are an estimated 37,000 statues to Kim Il-sung alone- ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Northern exposure: a tour through North Korea’s top end

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm

    ... we have scraped and bowed in front of a few Kim Il-sung statues, visited the birthplace of his wife and dropped in on a school, the tour bus is snaking up through the densely forested Mount ... tourists, on the other hand, arrive in droves: about 20,000 a year. “What can we do to get more Western tourists to come here?” asks Kim, an earnest local guide. He wants foreigners to come ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Band of hope and glory: Dresden Philharmonic's ties with Mao

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:05am by Oliver Chou

    ... Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh and North Korea's Kim Il-sung were all present. Entertainment was also provided by the likes of the Bolshoi Ballet, from Moscow, and the Czech Philharmonic, from Prague, ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - Asian megacities part II

    Megacities of Asia Part II: Perils of the concrete jungle

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... of Technology-University of Southern California] study by Professor Annette Kim suggests there are a million rat people living underground in Beijing’s bomb shelters.” And it’s not just unskilled migrants who ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOR MEN

    The goods

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by Abid Rahman

    ... 10 Ice House Street, Central, tel: 2869 7707. 4. Supreme leader We've waxed lyrical about Kim Jones before but the Louis Vuitton menswear designer is the coolest guy in fashion and his ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - World cup 2014

    Will Hong Kong ever reach a World Cup, or are we losing sight of the goal?

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... Korean Kim Pan-gon as head coach last year. "It is possible Hong Kong can make a similar improvement as South Korea," says Kim. "But only if there is sufficient support. "We ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - Food & drink

    Snack attack: kimbap

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Susan Jung

    ... meals), leftover barbecued meats and raw fish. The only constants are the kim (seaweed), the bap (rice) and a touch of sesame oil, which is usually brushed over the kimbap before it's sliced. ...




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