August 22nd, Juche 94 (2005)
Interest in NK News Explodes
While I was off on vacation with limited Internet access, this site went berserk. Thanks to recent attention from the media, interest skyrocketed. Nearly 100,000 searches have been run in the past week, up from 7,000 for the first 3.5 months of this site's existence, as people around the globe discovered the joys of North Korean propaganda.
(Either that, or I've succeeded in creating an army of brainwashed Kim Jong Il disciples.)
First off, I'd like to thank everyone who has taken time to visit this site, and especially for the kind words many of you have posted. Your messages have been read, even if I haven't yet responded. In the next couple of weeks, I will start to get back to people, incorporate suggestions, and implement bug fixes. In the meantime, please be patient, and keep in mind that NK News is being run by one guy in his spare time.
Second, the FAQ has been updated to answer some new questions that have cropped up. Might be worth a read, even if you're already familiar with the site.
· Greetings to Mexican President
· Choe Thae Bok Meets Heads of Delegations of Different Countries, Int'l Organizations, Overseas Compatriots
· DPRK Olympic Committee Delegation, Players Group Leave for Asian Games
· KCNA Delegation Back Home
· Delegation of Union of Agricultural Workers of Korea Back Home
· Delegations, Delegates, Overseas Koreans Here
· Floral Tribute Paid to Statues of Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il
· DPRK-Jordan Agreement on Air Service Signed
· Cuban Ambassador to DPRK Gives Reception
· Reception Given for Participants in Int'l Science and Technology Book Fair
· Pyongyang Int'l Science and Technology Book Fair Opens
· Pyongyang Autumn Int'l Trade Fair to Be Held
· DPRK Women's Football Team Trounces Its Vietnamese Rival in Asian Games
· Top Prize Awarded to DPRK Acrobats
· "Selected Works of Kim Jong Il" Vol. 23 (Enlarged Edition) Off Press in DPRK
· DPRK: South Hwanghae Province Strives to Develop Local Industry
· Jangsan Sports Team in DPRK Produces Asian Champions
· DPRK Papers Blast S. Korean Regime's Confrontation Racket
· S. Korean Authorities Urged to Stop Anti-DPRK Acts
· Truck Accident in S. Korea
· Koreans in Germany Demand Pullback of U.S. Forces from S. Korea
· Kim Jong Il's Work Posted by Swiss Organization on Its Website
· DPRK's Founding Anniversary Observed in Foreign Countries
· Korean Book, Photo and Handicraft Exhibition Opens in Russia
· DPRK's Birthday Celebrated in Peru
· DPRK's Birthday Marked in Brazil
· U.S. Troops in S. Korea Chiefly to Blame for Korea's Division: British Organizations
· Parte de Pyongyang delegacion y seleccion de RPDC
· Firmado acuerdo sobre servicio aereo entre RPDC y Jordania
· Embajador cubano ofrece banquete por efemeride coreana
· Inaugurada IX exposicion internacional de libros cientifico-tecnicos de Pyongyang
· Acrobatas de RPDC ganan maximo premio en el festival artistico mundial de circo
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