Hamhung

Type: City
Name: Hamhung
Country: North Korea
Latitude: 39.919998
Longitude: 127.540001
population: 840,231
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

North Korea Bans Recycling of Leader Kim Jong Un’s Image

Authorities in North Korea have issued an order requiring the public to treat pictures of the nation’s leader Kim Jong Un with greater respect after printed copies of his image were found to have been submitted for a paper recycling drive, according to ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

North fires four missiles, though three attempts fail

North Korea fired four short-range projectiles with a cutting-edge, precision-guided rocket launcher, though three of them fell to the ground, failing to reach the sea, a Seoul official told the JoongAng Ilbo on Wednesday.A senior official from South ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Anniversary of Victory in Fatherland Liberation War Celebrated in DPRK

Service personnel, people from all walks of life and school youth and children across the country visited the statues and portraits of smiling President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il to pay high tribute to them.They visited the revolutionary sites ... [Published Korean Central News Agency of DPRK - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Pyongyang, Hamhung, War
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Democratic People's Republic of Korea: Severe Drought Persists in DPRK

Source: Korean Central News AgencyCountry: Democratic People's Republic of Korea Pyongyang, July 14 (KCNA) -- A long spell of severe drought continues in the DPRK. According to data available, North and South Hwanghae, South Hamgyong, Kangwon and North ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

From English lessons to Cambridge scholarships: UK spends £700,000 on North Korea programmes

_ North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visits the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun last week, on the 20th anniversary of the death of 'eternal president' Kim Il-sung. Photograph: KCNA/Reuters When the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office , some eyes were immediately ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]

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In 2011 and again in 2012, 10 junior or middle-ranking government officials spent a month in Canterbury studying English and becoming "more aware of British systems, including in areas of media, justice and education."

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