North Korea triples the amount of propaganda taught to pre-schoolers  

North Korea has tripled the dose of propaganda taught to children, so now leader-worship makes up half of the school day, under new orders handed down by Kim Jong Un’s sister.  The new curriculum specifies that ‘Greatness Education’, which focuses on the upbringing of Kim Jong Un and his two predecessors, must take up half of … Read more North Korea triples the amount of propaganda taught to pre-schoolers  

How Melbourne under Daniel Andrews is even more repressive than China or North Korea on lockdowns

Melburnians are living under coronavirus lockdown rules even more severe than communist North Korea or China – despite having human rights laws. The central Chinese city of Wuhan, the original epicentre of COVID-19, was locked down for 76 days until April while the even more repressive North Korean hermit kingdom sealed off its border city … Read more How Melbourne under Daniel Andrews is even more repressive than China or North Korea on lockdowns

North Korea: Officials executed for discussing ‘stagnant economy’

North Korea ‘executes five Economic Ministry workers after they criticised Kim’s policies at a dinner party’ It is thought the communist party officials were shot by firing squad on July 30 The five men had openly discussed stagnant economy in militarised nation state Their families are said to have also been transferred to a political … Read more North Korea: Officials executed for discussing ‘stagnant economy’

North Korea ‘executes five Economic Ministry workers after they criticised Kim’s policies’ 

North Korea ‘executes five Economic Ministry workers after they criticised Kim’s policies at a dinner party’ It is thought the communist party officials were shot by firing squad on July 30 The five men had openly discussed stagnant economy in militarised nation state Their families are said to have also been transferred to a political … Read more North Korea ‘executes five Economic Ministry workers after they criticised Kim’s policies’ 

‘Satellite photos of shipyard show secretive state preparing to launch a rocket’

Is North Korea about to fire another missile? Kim Jong UN’s submarine puts to sea amid fears he is developing nuclear missile that can be launched at the US from underwater A US think tank said the satellite images are ‘suggestive, but not conclusive’  The images show several vessels within a secure boat basin off … Read more ‘Satellite photos of shipyard show secretive state preparing to launch a rocket’

North Korean defector describes eating insects and seeing ‘bodies on the street’

A North Korean defector who fled the country aged 13 has described the horror of seeing bodies in the streets and eating insects to survive because of mass starvation in the secretive state.  Yeonmi Park said cold, darkness and starvation were part of everyday life in the pariah kingdom where she grew up and blamed … Read more North Korean defector describes eating insects and seeing ‘bodies on the street’

North Korea’s nuclear activity is ‘serious concern’, UN fears

North Korea’s nuclear activity is a ‘cause for serious concern’ with some facilities continuing to operate, UN watchdog warns  UN fears Pyongyang is breaching international law with nuclear operations  International Atomic Energy Agency voices warning in report issued this week  Concerns raised over Yongbyon nuclear site in secretive country  US warns sellers not to supply … Read more North Korea’s nuclear activity is ‘serious concern’, UN fears

Kim Jong-un’s sister disappears from public view

Kim Jong-un‘s sister has been out of public view for more than a month – prompting fears that her rise to prominence has gone too far for North Korea‘s liking.  Kim Yo-jong has been described as her brother’s ‘number two’ after representing the regime at official events and wielding influence over the secretive state’s policies.  … Read more Kim Jong-un’s sister disappears from public view

North Korea issues new pictures of leader Kim Jong-Un days after diplomat claimed he was in a coma

North Korea has issued new pictures of leader Kim Jong-Un just days after a South Korean diplomat claimed he was in a coma. The dictator was shown at an enlarged meeting of the politburo of the Workers Party, the state-controlled Korean Central News Agency said. He called for prevention efforts against the coronavirus and a … Read more North Korea issues new pictures of leader Kim Jong-Un days after diplomat claimed he was in a coma

Kim Jong-Un ‘is in a coma and his sister is set to take control’, claims South Korean diplomat

Kim Jong-Un ‘is in a coma and his sister is set to take control’ of North Korea, claims South Korean diplomat South Korean diplomat has claimed dictator Kim Jong Un is in a comatose state   ‘I assess him to be in a coma, but his life has not ended,’ Chang Song-min said He added that … Read more Kim Jong-Un ‘is in a coma and his sister is set to take control’, claims South Korean diplomat