Information related to North Korean history
While Pyongyang's reporting may seem bizarre to many outsiders, there are some who will read and occasionally echo it
In the Kim Jong Il era, scientists were portrayed as devoted to their work and leader - even at the expense of family
Much remains unknown about this bizarre tale of Cold War intrigue, misguided radicalism, and North Korean opportunism
Kim Il Sung deployed art troupes as a way to spread his version of socialism and deepen diplomatic ties
The North Korean leader has not promoted anyone to the rank since Ri Myong Su in 2016
The DPRK is able to strictly enforce quarantine measures and has a large number of doctors in the population
The soap opera has proven a smash-hit for South Korean and international audiences. But how accurate is it?
Following the collapse of the public distribution system, North Koreans began to sell their labor in order to survive
Lawyer was known for winning disputes in DPRK, despite its opaque legal system
DPRK historians assert Kim Il Sung's anti-Japanese guerilla exploits won independence from Japanese colonial rule
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