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The VICE Guide to Right Now

North Korea Reportedly Has Over 300 Public Execution Sites

A human rights group in South Korea found that offences ranging from stealing a cow to watching a South Korean TV show has got citizens killed.
Shamani Joshi
6.12.19
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un Reportedly Executed His U.S. Envoy After Failed Trump Summit

The dictator reportedly had five foreign ministry officials executed and a top aide banished to a forced labor camp.
David Gilbert
6.3.19
John Bolton

North Korea Calls John Bolton a “Defective Human Product”

Meanwhile, President Trump praised Kim Jong Un, and echoed the dictator's insults of Joe Biden—again.
David Gilbert
5.29.19
basketball diplomacy

Kim Jong Un Wants to Hang with "Famous Basketball Players" in Exchange for Nuke Deal

North Korean officials insisted Kim's request "be included in the joint statement on denuclearization.”
Tim Marcin
5.12.19
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un and Putin Are About to Take Their Relationship to the Next Level

The two world leaders could have their first meeting as early as next week.
David Gilbert
4.17.19
Society

A North Korean Refugee on His Escape From 'the Best Country in the World'

Escaping North Korea cost him five years of his life. Jun Heo now wants to tell the whole world his story.
Guillaume Piedboeuf
3.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

North Korea Just Held Another Sham Election

Every five years the same party wins 100 percent of the vote.
Edoardo Liotta
3.12.19
NORTH KOREA

Malaysia Frees Indonesian Woman Charged with the Murder of Kim Jong Nam

Authorities are still looking for answers behind Kim Jong-un's estranged brother's murder two years ago.
Adi Renaldi
3.11.19
NORTH KOREA

Trump Defends Kim Jong Un Over North Korea's Torture of Otto Warmbier

"Some really bad things happened to Otto — some really, really bad things. But he tells me that he didn't know about it, and I will take him at his word.”
David Gilbert
3.1.19
NORTH KOREA

No Deal in Hanoi as Trump Bails on Summit With North Korea

"They wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety and we couldn’t do that.”
David Gilbert
3.1.19
Asia

Kim Jong Un’s International Fan Club Is So Excited about the Trump Summit

Also in this rundown of bizarre news from Asia: A man smuggles Wagyu cattle sperm, a Chinese good luck tradition goes awry, and more
Edoardo Liotta
2.28.19
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The Trump-Kim Lovefest Is Back in Action

Donald Trump rekindled his love affair with Kim Jong Un during their second in-person meeting on Wednesday.
David Gilbert
2.28.19
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