Information related to the North Korean culture and culture in North Korea
Kim Jong Un appears to put millions under lockdown to ensure success of upcoming propaganda event
Schools teach very little about the outside world as Kim regime focuses on nurturing pride for the DPRK above all
An in-depth analysis of the USS Pueblo crisis, Kim Jong Un’s two favorite schools, Lunar New Year festivities and more
Propaganda predominates at Pyongyang’s foreign language bookstore, but some works offer a revealing look at the country
Amid unprecedented hardships, several films and dramas promoted a surprising spirit of acceptance and forgiveness
Timing of formation practice in Kim Il Sung Square on Saturday suggests parade only weeks away
DPRK schooling standards lag far behind South Korea, and money can be a major obstacle to academic success
Fashion police hammer down the nail that sticks out, but people still find subtle ways to display their own style
An in-depth analysis of a provocative spy show, criticism of the UN chief, updates on COVID and more
Rubber-stamp parliament meets for budget talks, but glowing state media report on economy thin on monetary specifics
Get the Daily Update
Please check your inbox, for an email we just sent you, and click on the confirmation message in it to get subscribed to our Daily News Update.
Specialist news and analysis,
research tools, and unique data sets
Internet Explorer is not compatible with this website. We instead recommend using Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari.
Microsoft ceased supporting IE 10 and older in 2016.
In addition, Microsoft cyber-security chief Chris Jackson has been urging users to stop using the browser since February 2019.
Join the influential community of members who rely on NK News original news and in-depth reporting
Enter your details below
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google
Terms of Service apply.
Don't have an account? SIGN UP
Already have an account? SIGN IN
Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.
The NK Pro, NK News and KCNA Watch websites do not support private mode or incognito browsing.