December 02, 2022

Culture

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

South Korea’s lack of minority protections jeopardizes its global reputation
KOREA PRO

South Korea’s lack of minority protections jeopardizes its global reputation

Older men who dominate politics ignore equality and representation, even as Yoon tries to raise Korea’s global profile

South Korea’s lack of minority protections jeopardizes its global reputation
Jumin Lee
Jumin Lee August 10, 2022
State media review: North Korea claims Kim Il Sung ensured gender equality
NK PRO

State media review: North Korea claims Kim Il Sung ensured gender equality

An in-depth analysis of propaganda on female workers, reports of no new COVID cases, reactions to NPT review and more

State media review: North Korea claims Kim Il Sung ensured gender equality
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung August 4, 2022
New soju spotted in North Korea, latest addition to diverse liquor market

New soju spotted in North Korea, latest addition to diverse liquor market

Recent photos show new 30% blend for sale in Pyongyang despite domestic economic difficulties due to pandemic

New soju spotted in North Korea, latest addition to diverse liquor market
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 4, 2022
Filming the unfilmable: Director explores cost of Koreas’ ideological struggle

Filming the unfilmable: Director explores cost of Koreas’ ideological struggle

In ‘Soup and Ideology,’ Yang Yong-hi documents her mother’s fading memory of Jeju massacre and tragedy of division

Filming the unfilmable: Director explores cost of Koreas’ ideological struggle
Oliver Jia
Oliver Jia August 3, 2022
How North Korea’s warped history puts Pyongyang at the center of everything
COLUMN

How North Korea’s warped history puts Pyongyang at the center of everything

Children in DPRK learn that treasonous southerners collaborating with a foreign power led to division a millennia ago

How North Korea’s warped history puts Pyongyang at the center of everything
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 1, 2022
FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for illegal COVID medicine sales
NK PRO

FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for illegal COVID medicine sales

NK Pro has translated full text of notice that appears to show harsh crack down on market activity during COVID outbreak

FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for illegal COVID medicine sales
North Korea threatens death penalty for black market medicine sales during COVID

North Korea threatens death penalty for black market medicine sales during COVID

Images obtained by NK News show notice posted at pharmacies warns violators' families will also be forcibly relocated

North Korea threatens death penalty for black market medicine sales during COVID
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 29, 2022
Ask a North Korean: What are toilets like in the DPRK?

Ask a North Korean: What are toilets like in the DPRK?

Public restrooms and toilet paper are in short supply, while expense of flush toilets results in a porcelain ‘hierarchy’

Ask a North Korean: What are toilets like in the DPRK?
Alek Sigley
Alek Sigley July 29, 2022
State media review: North Korea celebrates its Korean War ‘victory’
NK PRO

State media review: North Korea celebrates its Korean War ‘victory’

An in-depth analysis of Victory Day events, a Red Guard’s op-ed against military drills, declining COVID cases and more

State media review: North Korea celebrates its Korean War ‘victory’
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung July 28, 2022
Elderly North Korean veterans pack stadium for conference despite COVID spread

Elderly North Korean veterans pack stadium for conference despite COVID spread

Participants forgo masks at event to mark end of Korean War, as Pyongyang vows conflict ‘not over’

Elderly North Korean veterans pack stadium for conference despite COVID spread
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 27, 2022
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