February 19, 2020


Information related to North Korean history

How North Korea's devastating famine subverted the rigid "songbun" system

Many were able to use their foreign connections to start illegal, but profitable, cross-border businesses

Andrei Lankov October 27, 2019

DOD has identified remains of 41 soldiers returned from DPRK last year: report

Despite public commitment by Trump and Kim, repatriations of Korean War veterans’ remains have stopped since July 2018

Jacob Fromer October 25, 2019

The seventh congress: a Workers' Party meeting delayed for over three decades

The event, originally planned for 1986, was pushed back, then shelved, and then finally revived and held in 2016

Peter Ward October 23, 2019

The 100th episode bonanza – NKNews Podcast Ep.100

Professor Andrei Lankov, host Jacco Zwetsloot, and the NK News team come together for a special roundtable discussion

NK News October 22, 2019

Surveying "The Red Years": making sense of Bandi

Questions linger about authenticity, but the samizdat poet paints a vivid picture of N. Korean life

Greg Noone September 20, 2019

Award-winning North Korea scholar plagiarized sources, university finds

Charles Armstrong reported to be "no longer teaching" at Columbia

Oliver Hotham September 11, 2019

The legacy of the 1989 World Festival - NKNews Podcast Ep.95

Historian August Myrseth discusses the landmark festival's long-term impact

NK News September 10, 2019

The North Korean perspective of the 1989 World Festival – NKNews Podcast Ep.93

Former Pyongyang resident Choi Sung-guk discusses his experiences of the international event

NK News August 27, 2019

Comrades disunited: North Korea and the Soviet-Albanian split

A diplomatic and ideological spat between Moscow and Tirana left Pyongyang in a tricky position

Taehwa Hong August 14, 2019

Some anti-U.S. education in North Korea persists, despite diplomatic détente

Satellite imagery and state media reveal regular visits to American atrocity-focused museums continue

Colin Zwirko August 14, 2019
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