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Can foreigners marry North Koreans?
Mixed children born out of wedlock may be more common than actual mixed marriages in the North
How do North Koreans treat mental illness?
North lacks suitable care for mentally ill; existing facilities seem to make problems worse
Do North Koreans keep pets?
Pets are hard to raise when you've got little money – and some can get you in trouble
Do North Koreans like K-pop?
North Koreans like Southern pop culture more and more, but reasons differ by generation
What do North Koreans think of their neighbors?
Northerners feel affection for S. Koreans, hate Japan, look down on Chinese
Does regionalism exist in North Korea?
It's not Yankees vs. Southerners, but stereotypes by provinces can still be found
Low ‘Net worth: North Koreans’ limited grasp of the World Wide Web
They may not be logging on, but Northerners are still changing due to exposure to foreign media
Black market makeup in North Korea
From smuggled South Korean products to tattooed-on eyeliner, North Korean women find a way
‘The Interview’ from a North Korean’s perspective
Controversial movie is juvenile, offensive and likely to turn North Koreans against U.S.
The roles of women in North Korea
Women bear the brunt of domestic violence, discrimination and increased workloads in changing society