U.S. tourist arrested in North Korea… but secretive country refuses to reveal his 'crime'State media identify detainee as Pae Jun HoThe tour operator, 44, is from Washington statePae is said to have confessed to unspecified crimes He is likely to become a bargaining chip for the NorthCountry faces criticism for long-range rocket launch | UPDATED: 16:54 GMT, 21 December 2012 An American tourist has been arrested in North Korea but the secretive regime is refusing the reveal his 'crime'. State-run Korean Central News Agency today identified the detainee as Pae Jun Ho in a brief dispatch.
Welcome to the Hotel of Doom: The 3,000 room monstrosity in Kim Jong-Un's starving dictatorship no foreigner has stepped inside… until nowThe world's biggest hotel is set to open in North Korea next yearWhen it opens it will be 26 years after building work began It is built in Pyongyang, a city so poor it cannot light up the streets at nightOur writer risked his life to be the first foreigner inside Ryungyong Hotel | UPDATED: 22:36 GMT, 8 December 2012 It’s 5.45am on an icy winter’s morning and I am jogging through the pitch-black, potholed streets of one of the strangest and most sinister cities in the world.
North Korean historical institute 'declares it has discovered unicorn lair belonging to founder of ancient kingdom’ | UPDATED: 22:31 GMT, 30 November 2012 In yet another outlandish claim to come out of North Korea historians have allegedly announced that they have unearthed a unicorn lair. A report released by the History Institute of the DPRK Academy of Social Sciences claims that archaeologists discovered the lair of the mythical animal just outside a temple in the capital Pyongyang