Mansudae Korea

Is Tourism Staged in North Korea? Probably Not; Here’s Why.

Tourism to the DPRK has been going on longer than many would initially assume. Travel from many allied countries, most of which were members of the eastern-bloc of soviet-aligned nations, have been able to...

That time Kim Il Sung died in 1986, and then didn’t

Kim Il Sung served as the leader of the DPRK from the founding of the country in 1948 until his death in 1994; initially serving as premier until 1972 when the position of President was created, which he held...

North Korea & Social Media: The Land of Whispers

At time of writing, social media is buzzing with the *unsourced* story of the illness, possibly death, although maybe not, of Kim Jong Un. Needless to say, I’m skeptical, and most likely by the time you’re...

Kim Jong Suk: The Mother of Korea

Kim Jong Suk, is known throughout the DPRK as the ‘Mother of Korea’, or, the ‘Anti-Japanese Heroine’. She was the wife of then-General Kim Il Sung from 1941 until her death in 1949 at the age of...

75th Anniversary of National Liberation | Why is it important to N.Koreans?

“The gunshot at Pochonbo precipitated the reunion between my motherland and her loyal sons and daughters who had loved her the most” Kim Il Sung, With the Century Vol. 6 Whatever your views on the official...

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