Your chance to ask questions to North Koreans about life growing up in the DPRK
Ask a North Korean: Are there any jokes North Koreans like to tell?
Ask a North Korean: How the government prevents outside information from entering the country
Ask a North Korean: "These days, many North Koreans criticize their government in front of other people."
Ask a North Korean: What was it like growing up in Pyongyang?
"Some of my friends tried to make double-eyelids with transparent sticky tapes made in the shape of eyelids"
Ask a North Korean: Explaining the transition from Kim Il Sung-ism to Christianity
Remembering low-watt TVs and off-key singing in the dark as spare-time enjoyment
"Watching Pyongyang’s misery on TV make it clear that my soul remains in that land"
Meet one of the new authors of our ongoing “Ask a North Korean” feature
What are the main similarities (and differences) between life in the two Koreas?
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