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Want To Buy Stuff From North Korea? Fill Out An Application

North Korea isn’t a country where Americans are all that keen to shop, what with commerce with the country being officially banned. They also don’t make a lot of things that we want to buy. There are some, though, and prospective importers have to send a letter to the Treasury Department making their case. [More]

North Korean Airline Tells Facebook Users To Like It

North Korean Airline Tells Facebook Users To Like It

Unless you live in North Korea, Russia or China, chances are you’ve never flown on North Korea’s Air Koryo. But thanks to the power of Facebook, you can now choose to like the airline and comment on its wall. But be careful what you say. The airline recently had to scold a group of “South Korean false fans” whose “spam had engulfed much of the fan-pages’ posts and pictures.” [More]

Hey Continental Airlines, North Korea Isn't The Same As South Korea

Hey Continental Airlines, North Korea Isn't The Same As South Korea

My wife (a South Korean citizen and non-immigrant to the U.S.) was initially denied check-in due to the fact that their “computer” stated that she was required to have a Visa to enter Mexico. We quickly informed the attendant (Donna [redacted]) that the Republic of Korea aka South Korea aka NOT North Korea, is a treaty nation with Mexico and that tourist Visa’s for minimal stays are not required.