What happens when you die in North Korea? A funeral system explained

What happens when you die in North Korea? A funeral system explained

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Zachary S. in Arkansas asks: How do funerals work in Nor…

April 4th, 2014
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How does the dating scene work in North Korea?

How does the dating scene work in North Korea?

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Darren P. in Bangkok asks: How does the dating scene wor…

March 28th, 2014
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Why North Koreans envy the Chinese so much

Why North Koreans envy the Chinese so much

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Jenny in Sydney asks: What do people in North Korea thin…

March 12th, 2014
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Neighborhood Watch: Inside North Korea's secret police system

Neighborhood Watch: Inside North Korea's secret police system

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week, Anastasia from Antwerp asks: How does the government w…

February 26th, 2014
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Why democracy might not be the best replacement for dictatorship in N. Korea

Why democracy might not be the best replacement for dictatorship in N. Korea

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week, Monica K of Washington asks: Would you ever go back to …

February 19th, 2014
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Losing clothes, health, and even life for the Mass Games

Losing clothes, health, and even life for the Mass Games

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Jenny in Sydney asks: What are the training conditions f…

February 12th, 2014
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Pig livers and blindness: Growing up in North Korea's famine

Pig livers and blindness: Growing up in North Korea's famine

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Charles H. from Pretoria asks: What was it like to live …

February 3rd, 2014
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The dilemma of leaving my family behind in North Korea

The dilemma of leaving my family behind in North Korea

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week, Zelie W of London asks: How are defectors’ families t…

January 23rd, 2014
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Who do North Koreans think started the Korean War?

Who do North Koreans think started the Korean War?

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Robbie P. asks: Who do North Koreans think really start…

January 8th, 2014
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Could North Korea win a war with South Korea or the U.S?

Could North Korea win a war with South Korea or the U.S?

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Sean O. from Dublin asks: We all know the North Korean…

December 18th, 2013
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Ask a North Korean: My thoughts on Jang Song Theak's execution

Ask a North Korean: My thoughts on Jang Song Theak's execution

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week, in a special change of format, Ji-Min shares his thoughts …

December 12th, 2013
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How do you get a job in North Korea?

How do you get a job in North Korea?

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Matthew M. asks: What are the differences in jobs in No…

November 29th, 2013
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Ask a North Korean: Is there sex education in the DPRK?

Ask a North Korean: Is there sex education in the DPRK?

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Paul, P. asks: How do North Koreans learn about sex? Is…

November 20th, 2013
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When a goat and pig decided to join the North Korean army

When a goat and pig decided to join the North Korean army

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week Andrea, F. asks: In hard times many cultures use humor…

November 13th, 2013
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The world through a little gap between the curtains

The world through a little gap between the curtains

Every week we ask a North Korean your questions, giving you the chance to learn more about the country we know so little about. This week a reader asks: I am genuinely interested in knowing how the…

October 31st, 2013
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