He has even hung a South Korean flag in his room to remind him of where he is.
During his recovery, he has been watching the action driving flick 'The Transporter' and U. TV show 'CSI', and can't get enough of K-Pop, doctors say.
The war games come a week after North Korea test-fired its most powerful missile ever, an ICBM that may be able to target the eastern seaboard of the United States. will have to accept full responsibility for it,' North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency said Saturday, citing a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
North Korea's state media said the joint drill pushes the Korean Peninsula 'to the brink of nuclear war' and is proof that the U. is 'begging' for a nuclear conflict.'Should the Korean peninsula and the world be embroiled in the crucible of nuclear war because of the reckless nuclear war mania of the U. Today, China has been staging military drills in the sea bordering North Korea, reportedly in response to the current US-South Korean joint exercise.'China is showing that it can uphold the balance of power in the region,' Wei Dongxu, a Beijing-based military analyst, told The Telegraph.
He also revealed that American and South Korean TV shows are popular in North Korea which shows that, at least some North Koreans have access to Western shows.
Song had been shot in his knee, arm, back and chest through his shoulder, but despite his serious injuries, the team at the hospital saved his life.Song is eating his first 'clear liquid' food such as broths, and can smile, talk, and use his hands, Lee said.But when his patient woke on Sunday he cried out in pain, and Lee said he is still anxious about the South Korean guards.Because the army failed to make provision for menstruation that she and other female colleagues often had no choice but to reuse sanitary pads.While she was herself not raped during her time in the army between 19 she said that many of her comrades were.'The company commander would stay in his room at the unit after hours and rape the female soldiers under his command.On average more than 1,000 North Koreans defect to the South every year, but most travel via China and numbers have fallen since Kim Jong Un came to power in 2011.It is unusual for a North Korean to cross the land border dividing the two Koreas.The hepatitis B and the parasites - some more than 10 inches long - found in his body highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued North Korea for decades.'In my over 20 year-long career as a surgeon, I have only seen something like this in a textbook,' Dr Lee said shortly after the soldier defected.He added that he feared the soldier would die on the operating table. Song made his dash over the border at the Panmunjom truce village on November 13.While doctors have warned South Korean authorities that the most recent defector is too sick to talk yet, other defectors have opened up about the brutal regime in North Korea.A woman who served in the North Korean army has said that life was so tough for female soldiers they stopped menstruating and rape was common place.