January 29, 2023
Photos: North Korea's new homes and apartments, as seen from South Korea

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
The fabulous fashion choices of North Korean women — in photos

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
Empty lots and baboon feces: North Korea’s monuments in Namibia — in photos

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
How North Korea promotes ideology through art — in photos

How North Korea promotes ideology through art — in photos

Exploring creative expression in a country where there is no 'art for art’s sake'
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An unvarnished look at the hidden backstreets and alleys of Pyongyang

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
Reaping what’s sown: North Korea’s struggle for a bountiful harvest — in photos

Reaping what’s sown: North Korea’s struggle for a bountiful harvest — in photos

Despite efforts to increase agricultural output, the DPRK still faces serious ‘food problems’ and high levels of hunger
Exclusive photos show signs of economic rebound in North Korean capital

Exclusive photos show signs of economic rebound in North Korean capital

Locally made goods and imported products fill some store shelves in images taken earlier this year
From temples to ostrich farms: Where North Koreans go on vacation — in photos

From temples to ostrich farms: Where North Koreans go on vacation — in photos

The DPRK has resumed domestic tourism since declaring victory over COVID, but travel remains impossible for many
Packed trams and mask mandates: New photos show Pyongyang during COVID outbreak

Packed trams and mask mandates: New photos show Pyongyang during COVID outbreak

First images from inside North Korea in over a year give glimpse of citizens' daily lives, new apartments and more
The everyday struggles of North Korean senior citizens — in photos

The everyday struggles of North Korean senior citizens — in photos

While the regime heaps praise on veterans, few elderly enjoy peaceful retirement and most must keep working to get by