September 29, 2020

History

Information related to North Korean history

From Wiltshire to Pyongyang: North Korea’s Taedonggang brewery

The story of how Ushers of Trowbridge was reassembled in the DPRK, brick by brick, becoming the country's first brewery

Alexi Demetriadi December 5, 2019

What North Korea could learn from labor relations in post-reform China

Heavy state involvement and a lack of worker representation stifled the effective resolution of disputes in Guangdong

Jessup Jong November 28, 2019

From North Carolina to North Korea and beyond: meeting a U.S. defector in Japan

Charles Robert Jenkins spent 39 years in the DPRK, working as everything from translator to silver screen star

Oliver Jia November 27, 2019

Going back and forth to Pyongyang as a secret negotiator - NKNews Podcast Ep.104

Park Chul-un discusses his multiple clandestine trips across the DMZ during a turbulent period in inter-Korean relations

NK News November 26, 2019

Why a break-in at the U.S. Ambassador's residence reflects a strained alliance

The protest from "progressive" South Korean students comes amid controversial U.S.-ROK defense cost-sharing negotiations

Dennis P. Halpin November 19, 2019

U.S. outreach to North Korea over war remains "met with silence": DPAA chief

Agency in charge of recovering POW remains still "open" to sitting down with DPRK in 2020

Jacob Fromer November 19, 2019

Bringing Slovenian avant-garde rock to the DPRK - NKNews Podcast Ep.103

Morten Traavik and Mary Sun Kim discuss Laibach's 2015 concert in Pyongyang and navigating North Korean censorship

NK News November 19, 2019

Party like it’s 1998: how South Korean tourism to Mount Kumgang got started

The story of how South Korea's leading dissident and a chaebol tycoon launched the historic inter-Korean project

Aidan Foster-Carter November 17, 2019

Bow to the leader: a history of North Korea's iconic and ubiquitous Kim statues

Statues began being erected in the late 1960s, and continue to be sites of mandatory pilgrimage to this day

Andrei Lankov November 11, 2019

Beyond the impasse: the answer to solving the GSOMIA dispute lies in the past

Historical issues between the two countries must be resolved if the U.S. is to achieve its trilateral alliance

Wang Son-taek November 7, 2019
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