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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 - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    Style Confessions: Pedder Group's Kim Kollar

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:16am

    ... The globetrotting fashion and special projects director at Pedder Group layers her outfits with a mix of high and low, old and new, and creative silhouettes to dress her baby bump Kim Kollar Green tunic A Moroccan tunic that Phillip Lim and I found at this great vintage warehouse in LA that caters to movies and TV shows. I have had it for almost 10 years. Turquoise bracelets ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Star treks: Hong Kong's best night hikes

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by Martin Williams

    ... career with Privé Group in the food and beverage industry. He and his friends made their first nocturnal foray in training for MoonTrekker. FRIENDS, FUN AND FIREFLIES Kim Swenson is now something ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs

    Video games as a global spectator sport

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by ALAN YU

    ... (aliens with advanced technology and abilities) or Zerg (swarms of insect-like aliens.) The expert Kim Dong-hwan, aka viOLet, a professional South Korean StarCraft II player and the first to get ... boxing," Kim says. "You defend, defend, defend, then you counterhook or something like that … just beat your opponent with one punch." Protoss units also cost more resources to train. Kim ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Obsessed tells of forbidden love in the South Korean army

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Text: Yvonne Teh soldiers of ill fortune OBSESSED Starring: Song Seung-heon, Lim Ji-yeon, Jo Yeo-jeong, On Joo-wan Director: Kim Dae-woo Category: III (Korean) Rating: 3.5/5   With movies ... on a woman who falls in love with her sister's fiancé, in director-scriptwriter Kim Dae-woo's filmography, a film such as Obsessed seems very much up his alley. So it's no surprise ...

  10. 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 ...




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