May 29, 2022

Photos

High-rises to harmonica houses: The places North Koreans call home — in photos
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High-rises to harmonica houses: The places North Koreans call home — in photos

Unequal living standards across the DPRK have resulted in diverse housing styles, some more comfortable than others

High-rises to harmonica houses: The places North Koreans call home — in photos
NK News
NK News May 6, 2022
Photos: Exploring Baengnyeong-do, one of South Korea’s most remote islands near the North
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Photos: Exploring Baengnyeong-do, one of South Korea’s most remote islands near the North

Island offers various ways to see and experience North Korea, heavy military presence and stunning scenery

Photos: Exploring Baengnyeong-do, one of South Korea’s most remote islands near the North
NK News
NK News May 4, 2022
‘Father Generalissimo is our eternal sun’: The cult of Kim Il Sung — in photos
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‘Father Generalissimo is our eternal sun’: The cult of Kim Il Sung — in photos

North Korea’s founding leader looms as a god-like figure in state propaganda, especially around his April 15 birthday

‘Father Generalissimo is our eternal sun’: The cult of Kim Il Sung — in photos
NK News
NK News April 15, 2022
Climate change and North Korea’s precarious natural beauty — in photos
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Climate change and North Korea’s precarious natural beauty — in photos

DPRK has taken some actions to combat global warming but faces daunting environmental problems

Climate change and North Korea’s precarious natural beauty — in photos
NK News
NK News April 5, 2022
‘Women are flowers’: How North Korean women navigate gender norms — in photos
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‘Women are flowers’: How North Korean women navigate gender norms — in photos

While the state demands cultural purity, women in the DPRK also find ways to define beauty and success on their terms

‘Women are flowers’: How North Korean women navigate gender norms — in photos
NK News
NK News March 21, 2022
Mothers, soldiers, laborers: The roles of women in North Korea — in photos
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Mothers, soldiers, laborers: The roles of women in North Korea — in photos

The DPRK claims to have established gender equality, but reality often doesn’t live up to the official pronouncements

Mothers, soldiers, laborers: The roles of women in North Korea — in photos
NK News
NK News March 7, 2022
On a wartime footing: North Korea’s ubiquitous military propaganda — in photos
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On a wartime footing: North Korea’s ubiquitous military propaganda — in photos

Posters, slogans and even cartoons bombard citizens with commands to carry out their work like revolutionary soldiers

On a wartime footing: North Korea’s ubiquitous military propaganda — in photos
NK News
NK News February 21, 2022
Family feasts and festive fireworks: North Korea’s new year holidays — in photos
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Family feasts and festive fireworks: North Korea’s new year holidays — in photos

The DPRK celebrates the new year under both the lunar and Gregorian calendars, but in very different ways

Family feasts and festive fireworks: North Korea’s new year holidays — in photos
NK News
NK News January 25, 2022
China’s largest North Korea border city after two years of COVID-19 — in photos
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China’s largest North Korea border city after two years of COVID-19 — in photos

Pandemic restrictions appear to have disrupted several North Korea-related businesses in China's Dandong

China’s largest North Korea border city after two years of COVID-19 — in photos
NK News
NK News January 19, 2022
Cold beer, dancing and elephants: Socializing in North Korea – in photos
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Cold beer, dancing and elephants: Socializing in North Korea – in photos

There's no shortage of things to do and places to gather in the DPRK, COVID-19 notwithstanding

Cold beer, dancing and elephants: Socializing in North Korea – in photos
NK News
NK News January 8, 2022
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