April 06, 2020


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

North Korean company unveils new weight-loss app for women

"Female Health Journal" allows users to monitor caloric intake, offers daily exercise tips

Jeongmin Kim March 10, 2020

North Korean media turns to photoshop in bid to promote face mask use

Amid widespread fears over the spread of COVID-19, Pyongyang's propaganda workers get creative

Colin Zwirko March 6, 2020

Troy Collings, Managing Director of North Korea travel company YPT, dies at 33

Co-founder of Young Pioneer Tours died last week after suffering heart attack

Chad O'Carroll March 5, 2020

North Korean state media pushes anti-corruption line following Politburo meeting

Official reactions to corrupt “betrayal," self-criticisms highlighted on Party daily front page

Colin Zwirko March 2, 2020

North Korea confirms Vladivostok flight, "ends" foreigner quarantine measures

Russian aviation authorities still need to approve the flight, NK News understands

Chad O'Carroll March 1, 2020

"The 3.1 People's Uprising": how North Korea sees the March First Movement

DPRK historians assert Kim Il Sung's anti-Japanese guerilla exploits won independence from Japanese colonial rule

James Fretwell February 29, 2020

North Korea closes new hot springs resort, other public sites due to coronavirus

Ban on operation of “public amenities” took effect on February 25, English-language Pyongyang Times reports

Colin Zwirko February 27, 2020

Some European missions in Pyongyang to temporarily close amid coronavirus fears

Personnel from multiple missions to fly out via Vladivostok on Air Koryo flight next week

Chad O'Carroll February 27, 2020

End of an era: Choe Chang Su, the North Korean "people's actor," passes away

Hailing from humble roots, Choe became a fixture of the DPRK silver screen under Kim Jong Il

Tatiana Gabroussenko February 26, 2020

How a hit South Korean film could offer some lessons for Pyongyang and Seoul

Bong Joon-ho’s acclaimed movie “Parasite” reminds this author of the state of inter-Korean relations

Dennis P. Halpin February 25, 2020
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