Bright lights, not human rights: Why North Koreans envy their neighbors

Bright lights, not human rights: Why North Koreans envy their neighbors

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 Chris M. in the USA asks: What do people in remote areas…

December 16th, 2014
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Defector: Why balloons stand no chance of changing North Korea

Defector: Why balloons stand no chance of changing 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 Robert Lawson in Canada asks: When you lived in North Ko…

December 2nd, 2014
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How the famine helped improve our choices in North Korea

How the famine helped improve our choices 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 Lachlan in Australia asks: Where do North Koreans normal…

November 24th, 2014
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How to get whatever you want in North Korea

How to get whatever you want 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 Peter Kim in the U.S. asks: What kind of products ar…

November 13th, 2014
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News and newsworthiness in N. Korea: Why it doesn't exist

News and newsworthiness in N. Korea: Why it doesn't exist

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 June Lee in the U.S. asks: What are the main sources of …

November 3rd, 2014
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Ask a North Korean: Meet Kim Yoo-sung, son of a fugitive

Ask a North Korean: Meet Kim Yoo-sung, son of a fugitive

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 31st, 2014
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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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