How foreign movies changed my life in North Korea

How foreign movies changed my life 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 Joshua Smith in the U.S. asks: I saw Hyuna's “Change 

October 22nd, 2014
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Ask a North Korean: How fashion works in North Korea

Ask a North Korean: How fashion works 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 Tobias Browne in the U.S. asks: How does fashion, style …

October 13th, 2014
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Hello from a former resident of Mt. Paektu, North Korea

Hello from a former resident of Mt. Paektu, North Korea

Welcome back to the NK News feature, “Ask a North Korean!” Our feature that gives readers an opportunity to send in questions to North Koreans is back – after a brief hiatus – with two n…

October 8th, 2014
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How law and order works in North Korea

How law and order works 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 Alice C. in Canada asks: How does law and order work in …

July 24th, 2014
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Farewell from Ask a North Korean: Goodbye, readers

Farewell from Ask a North Korean: Goodbye, readers

Hello Everyone. This is Mina. I am afraid the time has come that I have to say goodbye to you. First of all, I want to thank you all for your consistent interest and support towards this proje…

June 24th, 2014
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Fortune-tellers, spirits and ghosts: North Korea's unofficial faith

Fortune-tellers, spirits and ghosts: North Korea's unofficial faith

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 Michael S. in Cambodia asks: Do North Koreans believe in…

June 12th, 2014
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Bribery and broken dreams: What it's like to learn to drive in North Korea

Bribery and broken dreams: What it's like to learn to drive 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 Brent from San Francisco asks: I know there are not very…

May 27th, 2014
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How North Korea's economy shafts its students

How North Korea's economy shafts its students

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 Antoine DM. in Berlin asks: How do students make money i…

May 2nd, 2014
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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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