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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea develops mushroom drink to boost athletic prowess

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 09:42pm by GDN

    ... and that it had a "very important duty" to help turn the "DPRK into a huge producer of mushroom". The report said there was now a "brisk drive for mushroom production" across ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un replaces North Korea's commerce minister in latest purge to cement grip on power

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by AFP

    ... as commerce minister, but it was likely that his predecessor Ri Song-ho was replaced last month in a pre-determined election for the rubber-stamp parliament, Yonhap news agency said. Kim Kyong-nam ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un’s little sister revealed to the world in ‘election day’ stunt

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 12:10pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... is believed to be 26, accompanied her elder brother to a polling station on Sunday when North Korea held stage-managed elections to its rubber stamp parliament. It was not her first appearance. She ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Koreans vote in parliament 'election' that may offer clues to shifts in power

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 12:47pm by AFP

    ... on as already determined North Koreans have voted in a pre-determined election for a rubber-stamp parliament- an exercise that usually doubles as a national head count and may offer clues to any power ... to the SPA, which only meets once or twice a year, mostly for a day-long session, to rubber-stamp budgets or other decisions made by the ruling Workers' Party. The last session in April 2013 ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea removes Call of Duty copycat video game from YouTube

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... YouTube said that a North Korean propaganda video showing New York under attack had been removed from the site following a copyright complaint by the makers of the Call of Duty video game. ... animated sequences to those in Call of Duty . A response video titled North Korea uses Call of Duty Footage in Propaganda - presenting a side-by-side comparison of the animated scenes - had logged ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea to hold parliamentary elections in March

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 04:53pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Pyongyang announces elections for hand-picked members of its rubber-stamp parliament Date set for parliamentary elections North Korea said yesterday it would elect members of its rubber-stamp parliament in March, which could provide a glimpse into any changes in the country's power elite after the execution of leader Kim Jong-un's uncle. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - NORTH KOREA

    'North Korea interrogated me every day', says Hong Kong-based missionary John Short

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 08:26pm by AP

    ... broken the law in what I believed is my God-directed duty and as I do in every place and country I visit John Short Short, an enthusiastic walker, said his confinement in a room in Pyongyang ... and on a crowded train. “I confessed that I had knowingly broken the law in what I believed is my God-directed duty and as I do in every place and country I visit,” Short said. Short, who has lived in Hong ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China rejects UN report accusing North Korea of crimes against humanity

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... affronts required courage by great nations and ordinary human beings alike," Kirby said. "It is now your solemn duty to address the scourge of human rights violations and crimes against ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea names new coal minister after purged uncle's mineral grab

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:27am by AFP

    ... said. Further changes affecting higher posts including the powerful National Defence Commission (NDC) are likely to come in April when the North’s rubber-stamp parliament opens, he said. Jang ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN report on North Korea a glimpse into a nightmare state

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:03pm

    ... of the camps said that his duties included gathering up the bodies of those who had died of starvation and putting them in a pot and burning them," Kirby said. The ex-inmate then took the ash ...




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