December 04, 2022

History

Information related to North Korean history

The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations

The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations

From submarines to kindergartens, the two states used to share it all but have since grown apart

The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations
Pham Thi Thu Thuy
Pham Thi Thu Thuy August 2, 2013
Behind the evolution of North Korea’s leadership loyalty badges

Behind the evolution of North Korea’s leadership loyalty badges

Every North Korean is required to wear one, but where did they come from and how did it all start?

Behind the evolution of North Korea’s leadership loyalty badges
Hyowon Shin
Hyowon Shin July 30, 2013
NK Media Watch – July 10 to 16

NK Media Watch – July 10 to 16

Birthday's, anniversaries and festivities

NK Media Watch – July 10 to 16
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath July 18, 2013
Did Kim Jong Un purge his father’s widow, Kim Ok?

Did Kim Jong Un purge his father’s widow, Kim Ok?

‘Harem politics’ makes the ever contentious succession issue even more complicated

Did Kim Jong Un purge his father’s widow, Kim Ok?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 5, 2013
NK Media Watch – June 19 to 25

NK Media Watch – June 19 to 25

Coverage of Kim Jong Un’s Letter of Appeal, reporting of festivities honoring the beginning of the Korean War, and efforts taken by the government to ensure a better future

NK Media Watch – June 19 to 25
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath June 26, 2013
The day South Korea faced the merciless reality of extinction

The day South Korea faced the merciless reality of extinction

This Day in the History of the DPRK: June 25, JUCHE 38 (1950)

The day South Korea faced the merciless reality of extinction
Brandon K. Gauthier
Brandon K. Gauthier June 25, 2013
Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain

Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain

Money, no exposure to Southern influence and little work make Mt. Kumgang an ideal platform for cooperation

Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 10, 2013
How to send your child to summer camp in North Korea

How to send your child to summer camp in North Korea

"Parents are responsible for about 300 euros in fees and travel costs, with all other expenses being met by the Korean side.”

How to send your child to summer camp in North Korea
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich June 6, 2013
Like (Grand) Father, Like Son?

Like (Grand) Father, Like Son?

History Shows Kim Jong Un No More Reckless Than Predecessors

Like (Grand) Father, Like Son?
Luke Herman
Luke Herman May 31, 2013
Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?

Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?

Former UK Ambassador to North Korea lays out the case for engagement with North Korea

Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 29, 2013
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