Jajang Myeon (Korean Noodles with black Bean Sauce)

In Asia long noodles are a symbol of a long life. Noodles with black bean sauce is a favorite meal in Korea. This is a recipe that will bring Korea into your home. They are "sucked into" the mouth not bitten off. Eating noisily is a sign that you are enjoying your food – your... Continue Reading →

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Tour d’horizon in Korea

Only for a few days but nonetheless: I could once again visit our project partners in Pyongyang. Stirling Mr. Yang explains the progress of the project: The technical books “Stirlingengines” and “Stirlingmachines” have been translated, a copy of the “ST05 Viebach” has been manufactured and they are working on their in-house development of the Beta-Stirling... Continue Reading →

Off the stage!

Reading the daily press on North Korea is not contributing to our joy – therefore I will write of other things: Once again I was able to visit North Korea and experienced wonderful encounters and relaxed collaborators. We are intentionally building relationships to North Koreans. If we are not able to invite them to Switzerland,... Continue Reading →

A View over the River

The plan to monitor the transport of relief supplies ended at the Yalu, the border river between China and North Korea. We assume that the container with the proven baby food has reached its goal, the area around Yonsa. Unfortunately, we cannot witness the distribution: After quite some back and forth, we were not given... Continue Reading →

VISIBLE AND VALUED IN THE FUTURE?

Whoever is deaf, blind, or different in any way is hardly visible in Korea. Parents are ashamed of and do not know how to deal with a child that is different. I do not know why the schools for the deaf are built in very remote areas, except for the ones in Pyongyang and Hamhung.... Continue Reading →

STUDY TRIP

We have been supporting the organization TOGETHER for several years. Robert Grund, deaf since birth, is giving a voice to the concerns of  the deaf. Although there are special schools in  every North Korean province, deaf and blind persons are not visible in public. Many persuasive efforts are necessary to enable communication between the deaf and the... Continue Reading →

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