DPRK spills beans on summit talks by Philip Gowman posted 11 Jul 2011 updated 4 Jul 2012 in North Korea. < 1 minute read Hitting Below the Belt: Pyongyang Spills the Beans on Secret Summit Talks. Aidan Foster-Carter at 38 North http://bit.ly/o9rRmv #. It’s standard practice for North Koreans to ask for cash. Now they’re portraying it as bribes.