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

Tourist photos reveal Nampo’s North Korean beach life

Tourist photos reveal Nampo’s North Korean beach life

Released from the care of minders, blogger Justin Ames discovered another side to North Korean life

Tourist photos reveal Nampo’s North Korean beach life
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham August 20, 2014
Chongryon school in Kawasaki struggles to survive financially

Chongryon school in Kawasaki struggles to survive financially

Decline in students, government funding leads to unpaid staff, uncertain future

Chongryon school in Kawasaki struggles to survive financially
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi August 18, 2014
North Koreans in the city: clash of work ethics

North Koreans in the city: clash of work ethics

Why North Korean tardiness is not the same thing as laziness

North Koreans in the city: clash of work ethics
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko August 15, 2014
How North Korea attempted to sell itself to the outside world

How North Korea attempted to sell itself to the outside world

Many attempts have been made to present North Korea in a better light, with varying degrees of success

How North Korea attempted to sell itself to the outside world
Jennifer Dodgson
Jennifer Dodgson August 8, 2014
The Romanian designer imagining the future of North Korean branding

The Romanian designer imagining the future of North Korean branding

In speculative designs, Barroz invites you to "Enter the North Side"

The Romanian designer imagining the future of North Korean branding
Jennifer Dodgson
Jennifer Dodgson August 8, 2014
North Korea may host international golf tournament in Kumgang

North Korea may host international golf tournament in Kumgang

Tournament could include the South Korean funded Ananti-Kumgang hotel golf course

North Korea may host international golf tournament in Kumgang
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim August 7, 2014
Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda

Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda

Contrary to propaganda and state-approved churches, Christians are treated as an ideological threat to regime

Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim August 6, 2014
Hanging out with Pyongyang’s international students

Hanging out with Pyongyang’s international students

Young visitors from other countries stood out in 1970s-80s N. Korea, adding to the flavor

Hanging out with Pyongyang’s international students
Monique Macias
Monique Macias August 1, 2014
Pyongyang wrestling a chance for sports-based exchange: guide

Pyongyang wrestling a chance for sports-based exchange: guide

Tour organizer insists that participants who obey Northern laws will be safe during trip

Pyongyang wrestling a chance for sports-based exchange: guide
Rob York
Rob York July 30, 2014
Ten Things We Learned from Dr. Andrei Lankov’s Reddit AMA

Ten Things We Learned from Dr. Andrei Lankov’s Reddit AMA

Andrei Lankov conducts NK News "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit

Ten Things We Learned from Dr. Andrei Lankov’s Reddit AMA
Jennifer Dodgson
Jennifer Dodgson July 25, 2014