September 25, 2020


Information related to North Korean history

Respect your elders... or not: ageism in North Korean mass culture

Portrayals of the elderly have changed over the decades, and according to the political needs of the leadership

No, you’re the puppet: why North Korea isn’t a Chinese satellite

The ruling Kim family has kept their Beijing benefactors close, but far enough as not to invite unwanted interference

Andrei Lankov | Peter Ward May 14, 2020

In aid of Juche: how Cuban anti-submarine helicopters ended up in North Korea

The DPRK attempted to rectify its rudimentary ASW capabilities by dealing with Havana in the early 2000s

Photographing North Korea's 1989 World Festival - NKNews Podcast Ep.128

Acclaimed photographer Thomas Billhardt discusses his experiences at the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students

NK News May 12, 2020

How North Korean media responds to rumors about Kim Jong Un's health

Past cases show DPRK media does not respond to international speculation, but is able to report genuine health issues

Wang Son-taek May 6, 2020

"Kim Il Sung's Children" - NKNews Podcast Ep.127

Filmmaker Young Kim discusses his documentary about North Korean orphans sent to Eastern Europe during the Korean War

NK News May 4, 2020

North Korea in April 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between April 1 and April 30

NK Pro May 4, 2020

Ask a North Korean: how severe is bullying in North Korean schools?

"A group of rough students attacked a classmate... he was beaten so badly that they actually killed him."

In-hua Kim May 1, 2020

Collision in Korea: Pyongyang's historic socialism and spandex spectacular

25 years ago, North Korea set a new world record for the largest pro wrestling attendance ever that still stands today

Nick Hall April 29, 2020

Roh Kil Nam, founder of LA-based pro-Pyongyang news service, dies at 76

Roh had run Minjok Tongshin, a controversial pro-DPRK outlet for Korean speakers in the U.S., since 1999

Chad O'Carroll April 28, 2020
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