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NKorea says it deports American for ‘plot-breeding and propaganda’

By Thu, Apr 09, 2015 10:07AM UTC 0 Comment

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it has deported an American who frequently visited the North over 20 years for "plot-breeding and propaganda."...

Activist in South Korea sends ‘The Interview’ DVDs to North

By Wed, Apr 08, 2015 10:25AM UTC 0 Comment

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean activist has launched balloons carrying thousands of DVDs of a movie depicting a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un across the border into North Korea....

US researchers: Hundreds of NKorea missiles threaten Asia

By Wed, Apr 08, 2015 10:17AM UTC 0 Comment

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. researchers say nuclear-armed North Korea already has hundreds of ballistic missiles that can target its neighbors in Northeast Asia but will need foreign technology to upgrade its arsenal and pose a more direct threat to the United States....

Seoul: North Korea fires 4 short-range projectiles into sea

By Sat, Apr 04, 2015 1:55PM UTC 0 Comment

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired four short-range projectiles into the sea. Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the projectiles with a range of 140 kilometers (87 miles) were fired Friday into waters off North Korea’s west coast. North Korea regularly test-fires missiles, rockets...

North Koreans get tech-savvy with contraband media players

By Thu, Apr 02, 2015 12:01PM UTC 0 Comment

Perhaps for the first time, North Koreans are becoming pop culture savvy. A Chinese manufactured handheld media player, dubbed the “note-tel,” has been rampantly smuggled into the notoriously closed off Hermit Kingdom, granting its content-parched populace access to snippets of international television films, thanks to the gadget's multifaceted hardware. ...