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

How I was introduced to capitalism – the North Korean way

How I was introduced to capitalism – the North Korean way

Three currencies in 1980s North Korea allowed foreigners to spend money in sometimes surprising ways

How I was introduced to capitalism – the North Korean way
Monique Macias
Monique Macias April 8, 2014
What’s in a name – and a logo? The problem with North Korea’s new space agency

What’s in a name – and a logo? The problem with North Korea’s new space agency

It's not accidental that NADA's name and logo are uncomfortably similar to NASA’s

What’s in a name – and a logo? The problem with North Korea’s new space agency
Andrea Berger
Andrea Berger April 4, 2014
What happens when you die in North Korea? A funeral system explained

What happens when you die in North Korea? A funeral system explained

"It’s not only the living in North Korea who are pitiful, the dead are, too"

What happens when you die in North Korea? A funeral system explained
Mina Yoon
Mina Yoon April 4, 2014
Cardamomyang: Bringing North Korea to Norway

Cardamomyang: Bringing North Korea to Norway

Norwegians will celebrate constitution's 200th anniversary with students from Pyongyang

Cardamomyang: Bringing North Korea to Norway
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun March 31, 2014
How does the dating scene work in North Korea?

How does the dating scene work in North Korea?

Pyongyang tries to instill 'love for revolutionary comrades' over romance, but people reject it

How does the dating scene work in North Korea?
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang March 28, 2014
Why men’s Kim Jong Un hairstyle requirement is unlikely true

Why men’s Kim Jong Un hairstyle requirement is unlikely true

Recent visitors to North Korea say no evidence of new hairstyle rumor

Why men’s Kim Jong Un hairstyle requirement is unlikely true
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald March 26, 2014
Understanding Christian witnessing in N. Korea

Understanding Christian witnessing in N. Korea

Despite dangers and criticisms, Christians fear ‘eternal consequences’ of not carrying out missions

Understanding Christian witnessing in N. Korea
Rob York
Rob York March 26, 2014
Engineering a look into North Korea

Engineering a look into North Korea

Irishman spends two years working in the Hermit Kingdom, offers moving personal account

Engineering a look into North Korea
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza March 20, 2014
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