April 02, 2020

History

Information related to North Korean history

Why Kim Jong Un likely won't be appointing any new Vice-Marshals any time soon

The North Korean leader has not promoted anyone to the rank since Ri Myong Su in 2016

Fyodor Tertitskiy March 27, 2020

Why North Korea's healthcare sector is better equipped than many believe

The DPRK is able to strictly enforce quarantine measures and has a large number of doctors in the population

Andrei Lankov March 19, 2020

Crash Landing on You: the inter-Korean love story touching a chord in the South

The soap opera has proven a smash-hit for South Korean and international audiences. But how accurate is it?

Jeongmin Kim March 16, 2020

How North Korean laborers rediscovered capitalism in the 1990s

Following the collapse of the public distribution system, North Koreans began to sell their labor in order to survive

Andrei Lankov March 2, 2020

Michael Hay, who managed the longest-running law firm in Pyongyang, dies at 58

Lawyer was known for winning disputes in DPRK, despite its opaque legal system

Chad O'Carroll March 1, 2020

"The 3.1 People's Uprising": how North Korea sees the March First Movement

DPRK historians assert Kim Il Sung's anti-Japanese guerilla exploits won independence from Japanese colonial rule

James Fretwell February 29, 2020

The history of Cold War North Korea through the five stages of grief

The DPRK leadership's failure to unify the country during the Korean War left a deep scar on the national psyche

Benjamin R. Young February 26, 2020

End of an era: Choe Chang Su, the North Korean "people's actor," passes away

Hailing from humble roots, Choe became a fixture of the DPRK silver screen under Kim Jong Il

Tatiana Gabroussenko February 26, 2020

An American in Pyongyang: Kim Il Sung’s 1972 interview with the New York Times

Salisbury and Lee's visit to North Korea provided Americans with a long-awaited glimpse into life in the Hermit Kingdom

James Fretwell February 26, 2020

"The Two Koreas" and the United States - NKNews Podcast Ep.115

Robert Carlin discusses the third edition of one of the definitive books on Korean history

NK News February 18, 2020
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