Ep.40 : Washington Ramps up Pressure on Kim to Take Big Deal
World Ch. Schedule : FRI 07:30 KST
Date : 2019-03-15
In a recent interview, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said U.S. President Donald Trump is open to meeting North Korean leader Kim again to make a "big deal." In the meantime, Kim said economic development is his top priority in a letter addressed to the Second National Conference of Primary Information Workers of the Party. How will Kim respond to growing pressure from Washington? We are joined by Bong Young-shik, research fellow at Yonsei University Institute for North Korean Studies, to find out more.
Take a glimpse into North Korea's culture and society reflected in broadcasts aired on Pyeongyang-based Korea Central TV. This week's selected clips feature nationwide elections to pick members of the Supreme People's Assembly.
Coping with a new environment can be challenging, especially when you are young. We meet the Hullabaloo Choir, made up of children who have escaped from the North or who have been raised by a defector mother. Learn how music has helped them boost their confidence and pursue their dreams.