Hamhung

Type: City
Name: Hamhung
Country: North Korea
Latitude: 39.919998
Longitude: 127.540001
population: 840,231
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]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

The confessions of Japanese war criminal Tsutomu Nagashima

According to the written confession of Tsutomu Nagashima in May 1955, he was born in Saitama Prefecture, Japan in 1888. He came to China in December 1938 and served as a special agent in Central China Expeditionary Army. He became commander of the 54th ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Confessions of Japanese war criminals

Editor's note: To offer a clearer picture of history, the State Archives Administration started on Thursday to release on its website a large number of files on 45 major Japanese war criminals who were tried and convicted by military tribunals in China ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

The confessions of Japanese war criminal Kamisaka Katsu

The original text of confession written by Kamisaka Katsuin. [Photo/saac.gov.cn] According to the written confession of Kamisaka Katsuin July 1954, he was born in 1892 in Oita Prefecture, Japan. He served as deputy battalion chief and battalion chief ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

The confessions of Japanese war criminal Fujita Shigeru

The original text of confession written by Fujita Shigeru. [Photo/saac.gov.cn] According to the written confession of Fujita Shigeru in August 1954, he was born in 1889 in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan and went to Shanxi, China in August 1938 to join the ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Japan's Military in WW2 Allegedly Used Prisoners as 'tools for bayonet warfare'

New revelations show that the Japanese Imperial Army used prisoners of war as 'tools for bayonet warfare' to 'boost combat capabilities'.Thw claim was made in a confession by Shigeru Fujita a Japanese who was taken prisoner in the Hamhung area in northern ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Shigeru Fujita's confession on aggression against China released

China’s State Archives Administration is releasing the confessions of 45 Japanese World War Two criminals during the War of Aggression against China between 1937 and 1945, one a day. Today we take a look at the war crimes committed by colonel and commander ... [Published CNTV - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Families head to North Korea to visit graves

A group of nine Japanese citizens departed Tokyo on Wednesday for North Korea, to visit graves of relatives who died there around the end of World War II.North Korea has allowed such visits by Japanese citizens since August 2012, but this will be the ... [Published Japan Times - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

From rice cookers to robots: shopping for the latest gadgets in North Korea

_ People browse the stalls at this year’s Pyongyang Spring International Trade Fair Photograph: Aram Pan When he wasn’t taking panorama photographs around Pyongyang, Singapore-based photographer Aram Pan had time to visit this year’s Pyongyang Spring ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 23 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."
...houses, arresting 970 anti-Japanese soldiers and 250 civilians, plundering 6,000 tons of grain, forcing labors to work for 120,000 work days"; "Besides shooting, other extremely cruel killing methods such as bayoneting, hacking, beheading, exploding, burning, hanging and sending to gas chamber were also used during the battles, and captives were often killed too. In early February 1945, under my command, the 111th Battalion killed 7 wounded captives with bayonets in an attack in Majiahaizi, Dong'e County. In July 1942, the 110th Battalion killed 15 civilians, old people and children, by gas shells in Jiudingshan, Laiwu County."
March 27, 1945: "Massacred all inhabitants of about 50 households in a village along the Dengxian county-Laohekou road, which is 200 meters to the north of Zhulinqiao, killing seniors, women, children and other inhabitants" ; "used gas shells during an attack in Maqushan" on the same day

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