North Korean media turns to photoshop in bid to promote

North Korean media outlets have since mid-February sought to show all people in public places in the country wearing masks, in line with official directives to block the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).But NK News has found that this has resulted in multiple cases of what appear to be photoshopped images of mask wearers, where masks have been digitally added onto people and other

Unmasking Differing U.S. And South Korean Approaches To

Mar 26, 2020 · Air quality issues have made masks an essential accessory in South Korea, while mask-wearing remains a novelty and symbol of possible sickness on

N. Korea provides face masks to leaders in the "top 1%

Masks being manufactured at North Korea’s Wuisong Textile Factory. / Image:Rodong Sinmun The cloth masks that were given to the Central Committee members will likely do little to protect against a COVID-19 infection, however.

The fabulous story of North Korea’s fabric made of stone

In 2002, in Onsong County, North Korea, a high school student also called Choi said he bought a fake Adidas t-shirt and short pants from a market. The blue clothes were made of vinalon. “I wore that fake

North Korea's Kim guides military drills, warns 'serious

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a drill by a unit of the Korean People's Army (KPA), North Korea in this image released by North Korea's Korean

Report:South Korea planning mask shipments to Korean

Apr 20, 2020 · April 20 (UPI) --South Korea is extending a helping hand to foreign veterans of the 1950-53 Korean War with planned shipments of face masks. An official with Seoul's foreign ministry told

Coronavirus:No mask, no mistake for North Korea's leader

SEOUL (AFP) - As he watches his troops firing rockets and artillery shells, one of the many things that marks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un out from the officers alongside him is a surgical mask

North Korean official reportedly executed for breaking

Nagi Shafik, former project manager for the World Health Organization’s office in Pyongyang, said North Korean authorities would need supplies such as masks, antivirals and antibiotics.

Escape from North Korea:Stories of those who made it to

Jul 21, 2018 · Most North Koreans who break out do so by crossing the river border. Jeong Min-woo, 29, is from Hyesan, on the border with China. He was a commissioned officer in the Korean

North Korea Fires Missiles In First Test Launch In Months

Mar 02, 2020 · North Korea’s last drills were on Kim Jong-un made a rare public appearance on Friday to inspect military drills. the North Korean leader was seen without a surgical mask

Why Are North and South Korea Divided? - HISTORY

Jan 15, 2019 · Why Korea was split at the 38th parallel after World War II. North and South Korea have been divided for more than 70 years, ever since the Korean Peninsula became an unexpected casualty of

Kim Jong-un reappears in North Korea after weeks of

May 01, 2020 · The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, What appeared to be thousands of people attending the event, many of them wearing face masks, released balloons and

Report:South Korea planning mask shipments to Korean

Apr 20, 2020 · April 20 (UPI) --South Korea is extending a helping hand to foreign veterans of the 1950-53 Korean War with planned shipments of face masks. An official with Seoul's foreign ministry told

China's coronavirus spurs desperate grab for face masks

Feb 07, 2020 · An illegal mask trade may also be flourishing in the secretive, authoritarian country, with smugglers hawking South Korean-made masks near the border with China, according to

North Korea never halted efforts to build powerful new

Dec 24, 2019 · North Korea has a modest fleet of Soviet-era Romeo-class submarines, some of which are being re-engineered to carry SLBMs. Pyongyang also

Whenever products say Made in Korea, does that mean North

South. When I visited the North in 2014, they took us to a factory where women were assembling winter jackets for a very famous western brand. The case is actually

No Mask, No Mistake for North Korea's Kim Voice of

As he watches his troops firing rockets and artillery shells, one of the many things that marks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un out from the officers alongside him is his coronavirus mask:it isn

Kim Jong Un Responds to Coronavirus With Missile Launches

Collins, who made a career analyzing North Korea for the U.S. Forces Command in Seoul, has no doubt about the credibility of a report by the Seoul website Daily NK claiming nearly 200 North Korean