April 06, 2020

Ask a North Korean: what does the leader’s New Year’s speech mean to you?
"No North Korean is looking forward to the New Year’s speech"

Hello NK News readers, and Happy New Year! 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, Tae-il Shim and In-hua Kim discuss how North Koreans view their leader's annual New Year's Address.

The speech is typically a chance for the North Korean leader