North Korea has officially announced it is blocking Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and South Korean websites in a bid to further control access to outside information.The South also grants amnesty to thousands of North Korean prisoners.The Internet is almost completely inaccessible in North Korea,.Other medium-range missiles are capable of being fired over Japan. 8. The border between North Korea and South Korea is one of the most militarized in the world, according to the State Department.
Its Taepodong-2 missile has an estimated range of more than 4,100 miles but has yet to be test-fired.Photo: Mourners cry during a funeral procession for Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Dec. 28, 2011. (KRT via AP) April 2012 Rocket failure Launch of Unha-3 rocket ends in an embarrassing failure, splintering into pieces.North Korea: Life in cultural isolation. 20 December 2011. They were not allowed to, and they could not, because no-one has access to the internet in North Korea.
Here are the 10 most ridiculous lies North Koreans are made to.All legal televisions are tuned to state-controlled domestic programming.Hours later, the country acknowledges that the satellite failed to enter orbit in an announcement on state TV.The GDP is 18 times higher in South Korea. 15. Electric power largely shuts down at night, and the homes that have electricity often receive only a few hours per day. 16. Schoolchildren provide their own desks and chairs, and money to pay for heat.
Some info about the country and its people are known, though most is based on estimates from outside agencies - the statistics from North Korea itself would probably read quite differently.Interesting Facts About North Korea The official name of the country is the.
Despite not having access to the real internet (this one), North Korean residents can log onto a state-owned and operated service.One of the few that were given access to Internet to say nice things about North Korea. Anonymous.
The North Korean football team scored one goal in the 2010 World Cup (though that was against Brazil), conceded 12 goals and received two yellow cards.