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How a Vietnamese Man and North Korean Woman’s Forbidden Love Waited 40 Years for Marriage

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About 48 years ago, Pham Ngoc Canh, a Vietnamese man who was sent to North Korea to study during the Vietnam War, met Ri Yong Hui, the woman he’d marry nearly four decades later.

Canh was one of 200 students that Vietnam sent to North Korea in 1967 to gain the skills needed for rebuilding the country once the war with the United States was over, according to Reuters.

Otto Warmbier’s Parents Demand $1.1 Billion From North Korea Over Son’s D‌e‌a‌t‌h

Otto Warmbier’s parents are demanding $1.1 billion from North Korea in compensation for their son’s d‌e‌at‌h.

Warmbier was a‌rr‌est‌e‌d for allegedly ste‌al‌in‌g a propaganda poster in January 2016. Originally se‌n‌te‌nc‌e‌d to 15 years of hard labor, he returned to the U.S. in a co‌m‌a and ‌d‌‌i‌e‌‌‌d later in June 2017.

New Photos Reveal How Much North Korea Has Changed This Year

Newly released photos taken in North Korea is shedding light on what the country looks like now. It focuses on new developments such as technology, modern electronics, as well as opening their very own KFC-like fast food.

These pictures which were all taken in the wake of a major anniversary weekend in North Korea on Sept. 9, shows a rather different side of the country, mainly the newer and notable developments that are taking place in several regions, according to NK News.

North and South Korea Sign Agreement for ‘Era of No War,’ Will Cease All Hostile Acts

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a historic announcement, committing to an “era of no war” during the two leaders’ joint press conference held on Wednesday in Pyongyang, North Korea. 

The announcement was made at the Paekhwawon State Guesthouse on the second day of a three-day summit between the two leaders who both expressed hopes in containing the threat of war on the Korean Peninsula.