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

North Korean soccer team to face Japan in Pyongyang this month as scheduled
News

North Korean soccer team to face Japan in Pyongyang this month as scheduled

AFC says men’s World Cup qualifier will not be relocated, setting stage for return of international sport to DPRK

North Korean soccer team to face Japan in Pyongyang this month as scheduled
Joe SmithJoe Smith March 12, 2024
Status update: Tracing the ups and downs of North Korea’s social media forays
Analysis

Status update: Tracing the ups and downs of North Korea’s social media forays

DPRK has killed its presence on X, YouTube and more, but its past activities may provide clues on what’s to come

Status update: Tracing the ups and downs of North Korea’s social media forays
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy March 8, 2024
Japan-born North Korean soccer player joins South Korean domestic team
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Japan-born North Korean soccer player joins South Korean domestic team

Ri Yong-jik moves to Anyang FC after 11 year career in Japan, becoming latest North Korean to play for ROK club

Japan-born North Korean soccer player joins South Korean domestic team
Joe SmithJoe Smith March 8, 2024
Another Russian tour group visits North Korea as it slowly opens to travelers
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Another Russian tour group visits North Korea as it slowly opens to travelers

Tour is second to DPRK since country began to ease COVID controls, with two more scheduled for coming weeks

Another Russian tour group visits North Korea as it slowly opens to travelers
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin March 8, 2024
State media review: Kim Jong Un gifts tractors to DPRK’s ‘potato province’
Analysis

State media review: Kim Jong Un gifts tractors to DPRK’s ‘potato province’

An in-depth analysis of efforts to boost food production and marriages, ski resort promotions and more

State media review: Kim Jong Un gifts tractors to DPRK’s ‘potato province’
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung March 7, 2024
Ask a North Korean: Behind the scenes of wedding shoots for the DPRK’s new rich
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: Behind the scenes of wedding shoots for the DPRK’s new rich

A former videographer writes about how couples spent days filming videos before crackdown on ‘anti-socialist’ practice

Ask a North Korean: Behind the scenes of wedding shoots for the DPRK’s new rich
Rose March 7, 2024
Soccer association sends inspectors to North Korea ahead of World Cup qualifier
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Soccer association sends inspectors to North Korea ahead of World Cup qualifier

AFC reportedly examining condition of stadium and hotels to determine if March 26 match against Japan can go ahead

Soccer association sends inspectors to North Korea ahead of World Cup qualifier
Joe SmithJoe Smith March 5, 2024
North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
Analysis

North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from February 1, 2024 to February 29, 2024

North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro March 1, 2024
State media review: Drought forecast raises risks to North Korean food security
Analysis

State media review: Drought forecast raises risks to North Korean food security

An in-depth analysis of weather warnings, a new tourism city, Chongryon’s support for soccer team and more

State media review: Drought forecast raises risks to North Korean food security
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung February 29, 2024
Loss to Japan scuppers North Korean women’s soccer’s hopes for Olympic return
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Loss to Japan scuppers North Korean women’s soccer’s hopes for Olympic return

Despite defeat, expert says recent results show DPRK team remains strong even after four years of pandemic isolation

Loss to Japan scuppers North Korean women’s soccer’s hopes for Olympic return
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy February 29, 2024
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