February 23, 2020

Ask a North Korean: how do you feel about the UN ban on overseas workers?
"I couldn't help but sigh at the news that North Korean overseas workers were being sent back to North Korea"

Hello NK News readers! And welcome to Ask a North Korean, the feature where you can ask our North Korean writers your questions about life on the ground in the DPRK.

Today, In-hua Kim discusses life as a North Korean working overseas. As she points out, despite the difficult conditions workers may face, their positions are usually highly-sought after because of the