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Culture

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

N. Korean water infrastructure needs repairs – engineer

N. Korean water infrastructure needs repairs – engineer

Practicing Christian offers his take on Pyongyang's version of Catholic mass

N. Korean water infrastructure needs repairs – engineer
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza March 20, 2014
Grave-robbing in North Korea

Grave-robbing in North Korea

How a major market for antiques made smugglers brave execution

Grave-robbing in North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 18, 2014
What I learned from a North Korean education

What I learned from a North Korean education

Despite all I learned, I'll never forgive them for teaching me lies about the Korean War

What I learned from a North Korean education
Monique Macias
Monique Macias March 14, 2014
NK Media Watch – Mar 5 to 11

NK Media Watch – Mar 5 to 11

New Construction Project, International Women's Day, and Election Day

NK Media Watch – Mar 5 to 11
Matthew McGrath March 13, 2014
Misinterpreting North Korea’s gestures of passion

Misinterpreting North Korea’s gestures of passion

Grand spontaneous displays show sincerity, not fanaticism, in the North's culture

Misinterpreting North Korea’s gestures of passion
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko March 13, 2014
No bikes, no trousers: North Korea’s strange rules for women

No bikes, no trousers: North Korea’s strange rules for women

Despite sporadic enforcement, bans on commonplace things can cause hardships

No bikes, no trousers: North Korea’s strange rules for women
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 11, 2014
NK Media Watch – Feb 26 to Mar 4

NK Media Watch – Feb 26 to Mar 4

A South Korean Spy is Captured, more on the 13th SPA, Reforestation Day, and the March 1st Movement

NK Media Watch – Feb 26 to Mar 4
Matthew McGrath March 5, 2014
American teacher finds diverse crowd in Pyongyang

American teacher finds diverse crowd in Pyongyang

Some students have 'nightmares' after meeting foreigners, but most are just curious

American teacher finds diverse crowd in Pyongyang
Joseph Sugarman
Joseph Sugarman March 5, 2014
The weird, weird world of North Korean elections

The weird, weird world of North Korean elections

Elections used to keep tabs on whereabouts of citizens

The weird, weird world of North Korean elections
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham March 3, 2014
Mixing with the Cleanest Race: My upbringing in North Korea

Mixing with the Cleanest Race: My upbringing in North Korea

The impact of my education in North Korea - Africans told me, “You are not African, you are Korean”

Mixing with the Cleanest Race: My upbringing in North Korea
Monique Macias
Monique Macias February 28, 2014