North Korea’s leader talks about uncle’s execution in New Year speech


The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has referred to his uncle’s (Chang Song-thaek) execution for the first time in his New Year message. He used the words, “elimination of factionalist filth” to address the execution and regarded it as an event that has bolstered the country’s unity “by 100 times”. These messages are closely scrutinisedContinue reading “North Korea’s leader talks about uncle’s execution in New Year speech”

US reaches out to North Korea for detained Korean-American’s release


The U.S. called on North Korea to grant amnesty and release a Korean-American sentenced to 15 years of hard labor under charges for committing “hostile acts” against the state. The said Korean-American is Kenneth Bae, 44, a resident of Washington state who is described by friends as a devout Christian and a tour operator. ApartContinue reading “US reaches out to North Korea for detained Korean-American’s release”

PSY’s latest music video “Gentleman” is out, PSY employed all possible antics from “Gangnam Style” (VIDEO)


PSY new music video “Gentleman” is launched. The choreography in this new music video is based around 2009 K-pop hit “Abracadabra” by Brown Eyed Girls. Even the craze for PSY’s “Gangnam Style” video also hasn’t slowed. The horsey dance video has clocked over 1.5 billion views on YouTube. PSY has tried to follow-up the successContinue reading “PSY’s latest music video “Gentleman” is out, PSY employed all possible antics from “Gangnam Style” (VIDEO)”

North Korean Premier mentions the need for economic recovery in New Year speech


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said in his new year address that people in his country should begin with “an all-out struggle” to rescue its crumbling economy. This address marks a “radical” change in the economic development witnessed by North Korea in the past few years. The Kim Jong Un’s speech was theContinue reading “North Korean Premier mentions the need for economic recovery in New Year speech”

Hyundai and Kia shares take a plunge in South Korea over misquoting fuel efficiency of its vehicles


The shares of Hyundai and Kia Motors have taken a hit following controversy over the misquoting of their fuel efficiency figures to the consumers. Both the companies have however said that they are going to compensate their consumers for the losses that they may have incurred over misquote. Going by the estimates of payouts thatContinue reading “Hyundai and Kia shares take a plunge in South Korea over misquoting fuel efficiency of its vehicles”