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June 13, 2024

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The quiet mountain: Kumgang since 2008

The quiet mountain: Kumgang since 2008

Former site of inter-Korean cooperation sits idle as Pyongyang hunts for new investors

The quiet mountain: Kumgang since 2008
Yvonne Su November 7, 2014
We grow as we learn: Youth indoctrination in North Korea

We grow as we learn: Youth indoctrination in North Korea

Regime begins conditioning the very young through school, songs and social activities

We grow as we learn: Youth indoctrination in North Korea
Niki O'Brien
Niki O'Brien November 6, 2014
News and newsworthiness in N. Korea: Why it doesn’t exist

News and newsworthiness in N. Korea: Why it doesn’t exist

Why real news about crime, catastrophe and corruption does not exist in DPRK media

News and newsworthiness in N. Korea: Why it doesn’t exist
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung November 3, 2014
The Pueblo as a North Korean monument

The Pueblo as a North Korean monument

Captured vessel emerged as symbol of victory over the U.S. as Kim Jong Il took power

The Pueblo as a North Korean monument
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 3, 2014
Interview: DPRK artists come to the UK for fine art exhibition

Interview: DPRK artists come to the UK for fine art exhibition

NK News speaks to four Mansudae Artists prior to their unprecedented exhibition in London

Interview: DPRK artists come to the UK for fine art exhibition
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald October 29, 2014
Liberation from the present

Liberation from the present

How North Korean children’s literature enculturates a concept of time

Liberation from the present
Peter Moody
Peter Moody October 24, 2014
How foreign movies changed my life in North Korea

How foreign movies changed my life in North Korea

Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans view Western and South Korean movies, DVDs and songs?

How foreign movies changed my life in North Korea
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang October 22, 2014
From Military-First to Sports-First?

From Military-First to Sports-First?

Emphasis on international competitions may hint at soft power approach

From Military-First to Sports-First?
Peter Moody
Peter Moody October 20, 2014
Tourism in North Korea: What the agents think

Tourism in North Korea: What the agents think

DPRK tour companies weigh in on the current state of North Korean tourism

Tourism in North Korea: What the agents think
NK News
NK News October 16, 2014
Inside the Pyongyang International Film Festival

Inside the Pyongyang International Film Festival

Foreign films prove popular among North Korea viewers

Inside the Pyongyang International Film Festival
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald October 15, 2014