February 29, 2024

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Dragon gates and Chollima trolleys: North Korea’s new apartments — in photos
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Dragon gates and Chollima trolleys: North Korea’s new apartments — in photos

Kim Jong Un has pushed to build new housing in Pyongyang, but relatively few can enjoy these more modern facilities

Dragon gates and Chollima trolleys: North Korea’s new apartments — in photos
NK News
NK News March 23, 2023
Loudspeakers, guard posts and fires: Zooming in on North Korea from Panmunjom
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Loudspeakers, guard posts and fires: Zooming in on North Korea from Panmunjom

Photos give a snapshot of daily life for DPRK soldiers and villagers near inter-Korean border, three years into pandemic

Loudspeakers, guard posts and fires: Zooming in on North Korea from Panmunjom
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 7, 2023
Hazmat suits and outdoor masking: Inside North Korea’s unending COVID isolation
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Hazmat suits and outdoor masking: Inside North Korea’s unending COVID isolation

Exclusive photos show how quarantine measures affect everyday life in a country that has yet to reopen

Hazmat suits and outdoor masking: Inside North Korea’s unending COVID isolation
NK News
NK News February 28, 2023
North Korean leaders’ unique gifts: From a signed basketball to stuffed turtle

North Korean leaders’ unique gifts: From a signed basketball to stuffed turtle

A new propaganda book showcases never-before-seen items that offer a window into DPRK’s relations with outside world

North Korean leaders’ unique gifts: From a signed basketball to stuffed turtle
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll January 31, 2023
Photos: North Korea’s new homes and apartments, as seen from South Korea
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Photos: North Korea’s new homes and apartments, as seen from South Korea

Buildings matching style of Kim Jong Un's rural development plan have popped up in two inter-Korean border locations

Photos: North Korea’s new homes and apartments, as seen from South Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll January 12, 2023
The fabulous fashion choices of North Korean women — in photos
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The fabulous fashion choices of North Korean women — in photos

Elites use clothing to flaunt their wealth even as DPRK fashion police crack down on non-socialist behavior

The fabulous fashion choices of North Korean women — in photos
NK News
NK News December 16, 2022
Empty lots and baboon feces: North Korea’s monuments in Namibia — in photos
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Empty lots and baboon feces: North Korea’s monuments in Namibia — in photos

DPRK laborers applied socialist realist principles to African subjects, but their work now suffers from neglect

Empty lots and baboon feces: North Korea’s monuments in Namibia — in photos
Nick Hall
Nick Hall December 9, 2022
Hand-sculpted towers rise up around North Korea’s ‘hotel of doom’ — in photos

Hand-sculpted towers rise up around North Korea’s ‘hotel of doom’ — in photos

Rare ground-level images reveal makeshift construction techniques still used on elite projects in central Pyongyang

Hand-sculpted towers rise up around North Korea’s ‘hotel of doom’ — in photos
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 16, 2022
How North Korea promotes ideology through art — in photos
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How North Korea promotes ideology through art — in photos

Exploring creative expression in a country where there is no 'art for art’s sake'

How North Korea promotes ideology through art — in photos
NK News
NK News November 14, 2022
An unvarnished look at the hidden backstreets and alleys of Pyongyang
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An unvarnished look at the hidden backstreets and alleys of Pyongyang

Exclusive photos show conditions in rarely seen areas of the North Korean capital, a hop and skip from main boulevards

An unvarnished look at the hidden backstreets and alleys of Pyongyang
NK News
NK News October 27, 2022
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