May 29, 2024

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

How soccer once gave North Korean women an equal shot at sporting glory

How soccer once gave North Korean women an equal shot at sporting glory

DPRK women have outperformed men and South Korean rivals on global stage, but COVID isolation has changed their fortunes

How soccer once gave North Korean women an equal shot at sporting glory
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy August 22, 2023
Ask a North Korean: What are self-criticism sessions really like?

Ask a North Korean: What are self-criticism sessions really like?

Joshua Kim explains why citizens must criticize themselves and others and gives an example of what this looks like

Ask a North Korean: What are self-criticism sessions really like?
Joshua Kim August 18, 2023
State media review: Putin, Kim Jong Un celebrate Korea’s liberation from Japan
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State media review: Putin, Kim Jong Un celebrate Korea’s liberation from Japan

An in-depth analysis of the leaders’ letter exchange, Liberation Day propaganda, Typhoon Khanun’s aftermath and more

State media review: Putin, Kim Jong Un celebrate Korea’s liberation from Japan
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung August 17, 2023
North Korea’s imitation of foreign brands, from Choco Pie to Dior – Ep. 302
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North Korea’s imitation of foreign brands, from Choco Pie to Dior – Ep. 302

UniKorea staff discuss the DPRK’s copycat products, plus a tour company says DPRK will soon open its borders

North Korea’s imitation of foreign brands, from Choco Pie to Dior – Ep. 302
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News August 16, 2023
State media review: North Korean kids celebrate killing of ‘American bastards’
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State media review: North Korean kids celebrate killing of ‘American bastards’

An in-depth analysis of a new anti-U.S. children’s show, typhoon warnings, farming law changes and more

State media review: North Korean kids celebrate killing of ‘American bastards’
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung August 10, 2023
North Korea urges citizens to safeguard leader portraits from incoming typhoon

North Korea urges citizens to safeguard leader portraits from incoming typhoon

State media says protecting statues, monuments and murals should be top priority, despite emphasizing people’s safety

North Korea urges citizens to safeguard leader portraits from incoming typhoon
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 10, 2023
Ask a North Korean: What’s different about food in North and South Korea?

Ask a North Korean: What’s different about food in North and South Korea?

Most in DPRK worry about whether they can eat rather than what, but some dishes still elicit nostalgia for defectors

Ask a North Korean: What’s different about food in North and South Korea?
Jin August 7, 2023
State media review: North Korea says people overflowing with pride after parade
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State media review: North Korea says people overflowing with pride after parade

An in-depth analysis of military parade aftermath, criticism of ROK human rights, tourist area renovations and more

State media review: North Korea says people overflowing with pride after parade
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung August 2, 2023
State media review: North Korea claims ‘victory’ over US averted World War III
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State media review: North Korea claims ‘victory’ over US averted World War III

An in-depth review of celebrations for a Korean War anniversary, justifications for nuke development and a new TV show

State media review: North Korea claims ‘victory’ over US averted World War III
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung July 27, 2023
Kim Jong Un approves first paintings of himself in boost to personality cult

Kim Jong Un approves first paintings of himself in boost to personality cult

North Korean leader shown riding white horse and getting muddy next to luxurious Lexus SUV at state art exhibition

Kim Jong Un approves first paintings of himself in boost to personality cult
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 26, 2023
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