September 25, 2020

Culture

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

Kim Yo Jong, gender roles and office life: What it’s like ‘Being in North Korea’

Author Andray Abrahamian sheds light on everyday North Korean life after visiting the country on and off for years

NK News September 23, 2020

Teaching entrepreneurship in North Korea - NKNews Podcast Ep.147

Dr. Andray Abrahamian discusses his new book, "Being in North Korea," and his time with Choson Exchange in the DPRK

NK News September 21, 2020

North Koreans are drying corn — and you can literally see it from outer space

Satellite images show this year’s grain drying season, which is especially important after recent typhoons and floods

Colin Zwirko September 21, 2020

North Korea may soon cut its iconic trolleybus — a historic symbol of the Kims

Moscow is discontinuing its trolleybus service, and Pyongyang could follow suit despite years of use

Andrei Lankov September 21, 2020

‘The most colorful city I’ve ever been to’: New map explores Pyongyang design

A critic and photographer documents North Korean architecture in a rare, independently-produced travel guide 

Min Chao Choy September 15, 2020

Kim Jong Un himself ordered state TV to loosen up with rare typhoon broadcasts 

Kim told KCTV to break protocol and air special warnings and on-the-ground updates during recent typhoons, TV chief says

Colin Zwirko September 14, 2020

'Lonely' and 'paranoid': Living under constant watch as an expat in North Korea

Life in Pyongyang is what you make of it, but living under never-ending surveillance can be hard to cope with

NK News September 10, 2020
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From planes to stallions: North Korea’s Air Koryo breaks into the horse business

The DPRK’s national airline is building new equestrian facilities at a giant resort, but who’s the target customer?

Colin Zwirko September 9, 2020

North Koreans conducting mass games training in Pyongyang amid COVID-19 lockdown

Photos show large groups of children practicing in Kim Il Sung Square, which is undergoing major renovations

Chad O'Carroll September 9, 2020

Ask a North Korean: Do North Koreans use dating apps like Tinder or OKCupid?

"Even holding hands in public — let alone anything like Tinder — is frowned upon as anti-socialist behavior"

In-hua Kim September 9, 2020
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