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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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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