Endure the waiting Period

Have you noticed that reading the newspaper has become more monotonous lately? Maybe it’s just me, but I seem to only rarely find articles about North Korea … and when I do, the article has much in common with reading tea leaves in that there are merely interpretations of statements or events. The reason for... Continue Reading →

Promoting Greenhouses

We also invested your donations in the following initiative: A Korean school is building a special “closed circuit” greenhouse with support and know-how from abroad. Students and teachers will be taught the principles of organic farming, as well as in the usage and construction of composting toilets. This closed circuit will save resources and prevent... Continue Reading →

Stirling Engines used in Physics Classes

During my September’s traveling week I visited some companies and cooperatives. I already reported about this in our October Newsletter and will now add some more impressions and experiences. It is a meaningful moment when our chief engineer presents me with the newly published Stirling book. The translated title is "External (Stirling) Combustion Engines –... Continue Reading →

Even Numbers tell a Story

Between August and October of 2017 UNICEF and the statistical office of the DPRK conducted a survey on living conditions with thousands of North Koreans from different parts of the country. The published result is a multipage report with countless numbers. These dry numbers give us interesting insights into the changing life situation in North... Continue Reading →

Amazing!

It’s unbelievable! I am still amazed at what has been happening in East Asia in the past months. Besides the joy and hope I feel, I wonder how long the tension will be eased and how long it will  take until …? And still: As I have some knowledge of both Koreas, a unification at... Continue Reading →

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