July 10, 2020

Tag: Culture

Information related to the North Korean culture and culture in North Korea

North Korea imported more Russian horses amid new work on elite equestrian parks

30 horses sent during construction on mansion-complex's new track, harkening back to Kim's 2019 ride up "holy" mountain

North Korea in June 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between June 1 and June 30

NK Pro July 2, 2020

Some progress on long-stalled Pyongyang housing blocks under new campaign

Construction comes as Kim Jong Un shifts propaganda priority to living standards over tourist resorts

Colin Zwirko July 2, 2020

Pyongyang bridge in second stage of renovations ahead of military parade: source

Reinforced pavement being laid above Okryu Bridge supports on westbound lane, following work on other side last month

Colin Zwirko June 18, 2020

After Kim Jong Un’s early May reappearance, luxury boat replaced at Wonsan villa

Moves could be sign of North Korean leader’s return to Wonsan as third large luxury barge enters repair docks

Colin Zwirko May 14, 2020

North Korean media: an introduction

A tour d’horizon of the North Korean media landscape

Rachel Minyoung Lee May 12, 2020

Military parade preparations stepped up in central Pyongyang, training grounds

Renovations underway at both Kim Il Sung Square and replica parade training area, according to sources and imagery

Colin Zwirko May 7, 2020

MSG nation: monosodium glutamate remains an “essential” good in North Korea

Monosodium glutamate consumption is historically ubiquitous and remains a top imported product

Min Chao Choy May 7, 2020

Temporary worker structure removal begins at Wonsan-Kalma beach resort

Removal could be a sign that construction on key North Korean project is winding down ahead of delayed opening

Colin Zwirko May 4, 2020

What Chinese trade data reveals about North Korean smoking habits

Tobacco exports are on-par with essential goods, with the average smoker getting through eight cigarettes a day

Min Chao Choy May 1, 2020
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