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Reporters Visiting Pyongyang Get Rare Chance to Meet North Koreans

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Celebrations in Pyongyang marking the 100th birth anniversary of North Korea’s first leader, Kim Il Sung, gave a few foreign journalists a rare chance to visit the reclusive and impoverished nation, and to talk with some of its people. VOA’s Sungwon Baik was one of them and has this report from the North Korean capital. […]

Belfast Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Launch of Doomed Ship Titanic

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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The Northern Ireland capital Belfast has marked the 100th anniversary of the launch of the doomed ship Titanic with a celebration. A flare was set off Tuesday at the exact moment the ship was launched from a Belfast dock 100 years ago, as the city ended a century of downplaying its role in the construction […]

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