Tag: Kim Jong Un


Talks between US and North Korea collapse

Talks between North Korea Supreme Leader, Kim Jong Un, and US President, Donald Trump, have collapsed after a disagreement between the two leaders regarding nuclear disarmament. The talks were happening in Hanoi, Vietnam, and the two leaders were expected to announce progress on denuclearisation. Two contradicting stories have emerged from either side regarding who is…


Asia Year in Review

A historic meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has led some to suggest the age of North Korea as a rogue state is coming to an end. The divided North and South have made increasingly conciliatory moves over 2018; however, experts have warned that this may not be the…

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Review: The Interview

Directors: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen Screenplay: Dan Sterling Starring: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Lizzy Caplan, Randall Park Runtime: 112 mins Genre: Comedy/Action   It’s hard to decide what’s more offensive: Seth Rogen’s constant reliance on silly slapstick, James Franco’s horrific overacting throughout, or the portrayal of Kim Jong-un as a Katy Perry-loving, childish, tantrum-throwing dictator. Probably the latter. The film…


Return of the Kim: Kim Jung-un no longer Kim Gone-un

It would have been unsurprising to have heard a cohesive sigh of relief across North Korea on 14th October once leader Kim Jong-un made his first public appearance since 3rd September. Speculation was raised after the almighty Mr Kim went unseen for 40 days missing two fundamental dates in the uniquely absurd North Korean calendar. The leader…

June 2022
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