April 06, 2020

Culture

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

North Koreans "forbidden" from dining out while coronavirus threat persists

Despite reports of coronavirus outbreaks in the country, DPRK insists no confirmed cases

Jeongmin Kim February 24, 2020

Amid coronavirus concerns, North Korea rejects UK charter flight request

Flight would have helped provide supplies to stranded foreign residents, get some expats out

Chad O'Carroll February 24, 2020

Influential pro-North Korean outlet heaps praise on Bong Joon-ho's "Parasite"

Critically-acclaimed film highlights "class contradictions" in South Korean society, Choson Sinbo says

Jeongmin Kim February 21, 2020

North Korea calls off upcoming Pyongyang marathon amid coronavirus fears

Annual event was set to go ahead on April 12

Oliver Hotham February 21, 2020

Three is a magic number: North Korea's fascination with triplets

Three kids all in one go can be quite a handful - but in the DPRK, two's company, and three's even better

Fyodor Tertitskiy February 19, 2020

Into the future: where North Korea might be by the year 2040

Trends suggest the DPRK will have a sophisticated and reliable nuclear deterrent by 2040. What will be the consequences?

Chad O'Carroll February 18, 2020

North Korea imported $75 million in tobacco products from China last year: data

Cigarette imports continue despite pledges from DPRK leadership to crack down on foreign tobacco products

Jacob Fromer February 18, 2020

North Korea's mass games to return this year, tour company says

Title and date of upcoming performance still unclear, however

Oliver Hotham February 18, 2020

North Korean brand launches multi-pack canned beer box-set, pictures show

Eight pack of beer includes a complimentary beer glass, latest innovation from Kyonghung Foodstuff Factory

Chad O'Carroll February 16, 2020

North Korea spent $30 million on alcohol from China last year, data reveals

Whisky and beer most popular foreign drinks in 2019, figures from China's General Administration of Customs show

Jacob Fromer February 13, 2020
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