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State media review: North Korea provides a front-row seat to anti-Yoon protests
Analysis

State media review: North Korea provides a front-row seat to anti-Yoon protests

An in-depth analysis of propaganda on ROK demonstrations, tourism promotion, agricultural drought and more

State media review: North Korea provides a front-row seat to anti-Yoon protests
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung May 25, 2023
Bowling over Pyongyang: How a Chinese club brought cricket to North Korea
Features

Bowling over Pyongyang: How a Chinese club brought cricket to North Korea

A wild idea over drinks led group of Commonwealth expats to bring Golden Ducks, cucumber sandwiches and more to the DPRK

Bowling over Pyongyang: How a Chinese club brought cricket to North Korea
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy May 25, 2023
EU leaders join Seoul in condemning North Korean nuclear and missile development
News

EU leaders join Seoul in condemning North Korean nuclear and missile development

Europe will never accept Pyongyang’s ‘back door’ nuclear armament, European Council president says after meeting

EU leaders join Seoul in condemning North Korean nuclear and missile development
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 23, 2023
How a US ambassador navigated North Korean tumult – Ep. 290
North Korea News Podcast

How a US ambassador navigated North Korean tumult – Ep. 290

Kathleen Stephens discusses the DPRK’s 2010 attacks on South Korea, the breakdown of six-party talks and more

How a US ambassador navigated North Korean tumult – Ep. 290
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News May 23, 2023
North Korea exported record amount of fake hair to China in April, data shows
News

North Korea exported record amount of fake hair to China in April, data shows

Expert says DPRK has used prison labor in past to turn human hair imports into wigs, fake beards and eyelashes

North Korea exported record amount of fake hair to China in April, data shows
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer May 22, 2023
Settling in Seoul: What is it like to speak to South Koreans about North Korea?
Ask A North Korean

Settling in Seoul: What is it like to speak to South Koreans about North Korea?

People in the DPRK are curious about the far wealthier South, but the interest doesn’t always go in the other direction

Settling in Seoul: What is it like to speak to South Koreans about North Korea?
Jin May 22, 2023
North Koreans who fled south in boat ‘disillusioned’ by Kim Jong Un regime: NIS
News

North Koreans who fled south in boat ‘disillusioned’ by Kim Jong Un regime: NIS

Intelligence agency says group that defected across inter-Korean maritime border related, watched ROK TV before escape

North Koreans who fled south in boat ‘disillusioned’ by Kim Jong Un regime: NIS
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 19, 2023
WHO plans to send oxygen treatment units to North Korea to treat ‘severe’ COVID
News

WHO plans to send oxygen treatment units to North Korea to treat ‘severe’ COVID

Health body receives sanctions exemption for hundreds of units, signaling possible rise in virus cases

WHO plans to send oxygen treatment units to North Korea to treat ‘severe’ COVID
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer May 19, 2023
Mongolia detains 4 North Koreans who illegally crossed into country from China
News

Mongolia detains 4 North Koreans who illegally crossed into country from China

Expert says Ulaanbataar may be trying to curry favor with Pyongyang ahead of key diplomatic anniversary

Mongolia detains 4 North Koreans who illegally crossed into country from China
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer May 18, 2023
State media review: ‘Little Boy’ spooks North Korea ahead of warm weather season
Analysis

State media review: ‘Little Boy’ spooks North Korea ahead of warm weather season

An in-depth analysis of warnings to brace for El Niño, more anti-ROK animations, a women’s clothing expo and more

State media review: ‘Little Boy’ spooks North Korea ahead of warm weather season
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung May 18, 2023