What's on This Episode
World Ch. Schedule : FRI 07:30 KST
Date : 2018-07-20
Take a glimpse into North Korea's culture and society reflected in the latest broadcasts aired on Pyongyang-based Korea Central TV. This week's selected clips feature Kim Jong-un's visit to a local farm, Japan's colonial rule and a North Korean gymnast.
There have been concerns about the progress of denuclearization talks since U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's third visit to North Korea. However, the two sides dispelled the concerns, as they held the first general-level military talks in nine years to discuss returning the remains of American soldiers still unaccounted for from the Korean War. We are joined by Kim Kwang-jin, research fellow at the Institute for National Security Strategy to assess where North Korea-U.S. denuclearization talks stand and where they are heading.
South and North Korea held basketball friendlies in Pyongyang in an event first proposed during the inter-Korean summit by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who is said to be a huge basketball fan. The South Korean basketball players who took part in the "Unification Basketball Games" tell us more about their memorable experience.