Village schools reborn as residences

Nov 5, 2013

Village schools reborn as residences

by Chikako Maemori

In a couple of remote farming villages, residents refurbished the buildings of closed schools into apartments in the aftermath of recent natural disasters, providing homes for young families who would play an important role in revitalizing their underpopulated regions.

Court: Temple can buy Chongryon's HQ

Mar 29, 2013

Court: Temple can buy Chongryon's HQ

The Tokyo District Court allows a Buddhist temple with ties to North Korea to acquire the Tokyo offices of the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents in Japan.