November 30, 2022

History

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Expelled from Chongryon, ex-member hopes to unite Koreans in Japan

Expelled from Chongryon, ex-member hopes to unite Koreans in Japan

Hong Kyung Eui was ousted from the group after urging reform and now says group is a shadow of its former self

Expelled from Chongryon, ex-member hopes to unite Koreans in Japan
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 25, 2022
How North Korea presents the possibility of a future female leader
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How North Korea presents the possibility of a future female leader

Despite being a dictator, Kim Jong Un is something of a feminist — at least compared to his father and grandfather

How North Korea presents the possibility of a future female leader
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 23, 2022
A deep dive into the delicate ceasefire agreement with North Korea – Ep. 263
Podcast

A deep dive into the delicate ceasefire agreement with North Korea – Ep. 263

John Burzynski discusses why the Korean War armistice was meant to be temporary and why all sides should revisit it

A deep dive into the delicate ceasefire agreement with North Korea – Ep. 263
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News November 22, 2022
How non-defecting border crossers can bring change to North Korea
NK PRO

How non-defecting border crossers can bring change to North Korea

Labor migrants and others were a major voice for market reform in the DPRK before UN sanctions and COVID controls

How non-defecting border crossers can bring change to North Korea
Anastasia Koroleva
Anastasia Koroleva | Joseph Yi November 22, 2022
Scorched Earth: How climate change could send North Korea up in flames
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Scorched Earth: How climate change could send North Korea up in flames

Decades of satellite data reveal devastating impact of wildfires on country ill-equipped to handle rising temperatures

Scorched Earth: How climate change could send North Korea up in flames
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 21, 2022
Ask a North Korean: What is retirement like for the elderly?

Ask a North Korean: What is retirement like for the elderly?

Most retirees fend for themselves and eek out a living at marketplaces due to collapse of public distribution system

Ask a North Korean: What is retirement like for the elderly?
Alek Sigley
Alek Sigley November 9, 2022
State media review: Rodong Sinmun launches new mobile-friendly website
NK PRO

State media review: Rodong Sinmun launches new mobile-friendly website

An in-depth analysis of site redesign for smartphone users, forest fire warnings, an ice cream factory and more

State media review: Rodong Sinmun launches new mobile-friendly website
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung | Shreyas Reddy November 4, 2022
How the US and North Korea teamed up to fight a common enemy — pirates

How the US and North Korea teamed up to fight a common enemy — pirates

A US destroyer answered a distress call from the DPRK’s Dai Hong Dan off the Somali coast 15 years ago

How the US and North Korea teamed up to fight a common enemy — pirates
James Fretwell
James Fretwell November 1, 2022
The lasting legacy of North Korean orphans in Poland

The lasting legacy of North Korean orphans in Poland

DPRK sent thousands of children to the country after the Korean War in a move that has shaped bilateral ties to this day

The lasting legacy of North Korean orphans in Poland
Nicolas Levi
Nicolas Levi November 1, 2022
How a US veteran became a POW in North Korea 60 years after the Korean War

How a US veteran became a POW in North Korea 60 years after the Korean War

Merrill Newman’s ill-fated trip to the DPRK would reveal the ways in which for Pyongyang, the conflict never ended

How a US veteran became a POW in North Korea 60 years after the Korean War
Oliver Jia
Oliver Jia October 28, 2022
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