May 17, 2022

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How North Korea tried and failed to boost consumption of the other white meat
COLUMN

How North Korea tried and failed to boost consumption of the other white meat

The regime heralded a future of ‘silk clothes’ and ‘meat soup’ through mass pig farms, a vision that never came to pass

How North Korea tried and failed to boost consumption of the other white meat
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 12, 2022
North Korea reports no COVID cases amid signs of trade restart with Russia

North Korea reports no COVID cases amid signs of trade restart with Russia

Number of people screened increases slightly as testing of workers handling imported cargo continues

North Korea reports no COVID cases amid signs of trade restart with Russia
Bryan Betts
Bryan Betts April 11, 2022
North Korea debuts first new film in 5 years to fight ‘anti-party’ thought

North Korea debuts first new film in 5 years to fight ‘anti-party’ thought

New movie tackles 1950s era anti-government ‘plot’ in order to teach lessons of defending ruling system

North Korea debuts first new film in 5 years to fight ‘anti-party’ thought
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 11, 2022
Ask a North Korean: What is the process for getting a loan in North Korea?

Ask a North Korean: What is the process for getting a loan in North Korea?

While the national bank does not provide loans, there are other ways to borrow money for business endeavors

Ask a North Korean: What is the process for getting a loan in North Korea?
Joshua Kim
Joshua Kim April 8, 2022
Seoul voices ‘deep regret’ over North Korea’s efforts to dismantle Hyundai hotel

Seoul voices ‘deep regret’ over North Korea’s efforts to dismantle Hyundai hotel

Hyundai Asan tells NK News that it’s working with unification ministry to protect its assets at scenic Mount Kumgang

Seoul voices ‘deep regret’ over North Korea’s efforts to dismantle Hyundai hotel
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 8, 2022
North Korea votes against expelling Russia from UN Human Rights Council

North Korea votes against expelling Russia from UN Human Rights Council

DPRK ambassador impugns claims of war crimes in Ukraine, says kicking Russia off council ‘reckless’

North Korea votes against expelling Russia from UN Human Rights Council
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 8, 2022
State media review: New film celebrates Kim Jong Un’s purge of Jang Song Thaek
NK PRO

State media review: New film celebrates Kim Jong Un’s purge of Jang Song Thaek

An in-depth analysis of a new pro-Kim documentary, public outrage against the South, a TV drama about ping-pong and more

State media review: New film celebrates Kim Jong Un’s purge of Jang Song Thaek
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung April 7, 2022
Report on North Korea killing Christians galvanizes EU to condemn rights abuses

Report on North Korea killing Christians galvanizes EU to condemn rights abuses

While religious persecution in DPRK is well-established, experts say the claims of mass executions stretch credulity

Report on North Korea killing Christians galvanizes EU to condemn rights abuses
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 7, 2022
Ask a North Korean: When did you first begin to consider defecting?

Ask a North Korean: When did you first begin to consider defecting?

A young woman recounts the series of events that drove her to rethink her life in the DPRK

Ask a North Korean: When did you first begin to consider defecting?
Jin
Jin April 6, 2022
Russian provincial official says North Korean workers needed amid labor shortage

Russian provincial official says North Korean workers needed amid labor shortage

Expert says Moscow might allow DPRK workers despite sanctions if it thinks it cannot salvage reputation after Ukraine

Russian provincial official says North Korean workers needed amid labor shortage
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 5, 2022
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