April 18, 2024

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North Korean brewery debuts country’s first light beer, Taedonggang No. 8

North Korean brewery debuts country’s first light beer, Taedonggang No. 8

Expert says low-calorie beverage from famous brewhouse could meet untapped demand for beer ‘without the guilt’

North Korean brewery debuts country’s first light beer, Taedonggang No. 8
Joe Smith
Joe Smith December 19, 2023
Famous French actor made obscene remarks about women during North Korea trip

Famous French actor made obscene remarks about women during North Korea trip

Footage in new documentary shows Gérard Depardieu directed lewd comments toward DPRK guide and even a child in 2018

Famous French actor made obscene remarks about women during North Korea trip
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 8, 2023
North Korea launches rocket toy set that closely copies Lego model

North Korea launches rocket toy set that closely copies Lego model

New toys feature similar logo, figurines and more in what appears to be DPRK’s latest knockoff of foreign products

North Korea launches rocket toy set that closely copies Lego model
Joe Smith
Joe Smith December 8, 2023
Ask A North Korean: Are there private academies and tutors in the DPRK?

Ask A North Korean: Are there private academies and tutors in the DPRK?

North Koreans are passionate about education, and like in South Korea, a fever for private instruction has taken hold

Ask A North Korean: Are there private academies and tutors in the DPRK?
Jin December 8, 2023
North Korea to hype domestic tourism to Russians at Moscow expo, minister says

North Korea to hype domestic tourism to Russians at Moscow expo, minister says

Russian official says Moscow also seeks DPRK tourists, a possible bid to boost influx of sanctioned laborers

North Korea to hype domestic tourism to Russians at Moscow expo, minister says
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin December 4, 2023
Kim Jong Un’s daughter rocks Gucci shades despite crackdown on bourgeois culture

Kim Jong Un’s daughter rocks Gucci shades despite crackdown on bourgeois culture

Expert says luxury brands are status symbol for North Korean elite but that sanctions likely limit import of new lines

Kim Jong Un’s daughter rocks Gucci shades despite crackdown on bourgeois culture
Joe Smith
Joe Smith December 1, 2023
In orbit: Everything we know about North Korea’s new spy satellite so far
NK PRO

In orbit: Everything we know about North Korea’s new spy satellite so far

Malligyong-1 circles Earth over dozen times per day and can likely produce useful intelligence despite technical limits

In orbit: Everything we know about North Korea’s new spy satellite so far
Hannah Harris
Hannah Harris November 30, 2023
North Korea says new military satellite watching White House and Pentagon

North Korea says new military satellite watching White House and Pentagon

State media describes details of US and British aircraft carriers in images reportedly reviewed by Kim Jong Un

North Korea says new military satellite watching White House and Pentagon
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 28, 2023
Kim Jong Un says satellite launch will prevent ‘invasion’ by US, ROK

Kim Jong Un says satellite launch will prevent ‘invasion’ by US, ROK

North Korean leader defends new spy satellite, celebrates workers in visit to space agency Thursday

Kim Jong Un says satellite launch will prevent ‘invasion’ by US, ROK
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 24, 2023
North Korea’s new spy satellite could prevent conflict, but also abet attacks
NK PRO

North Korea’s new spy satellite could prevent conflict, but also abet attacks

Eyes in sky may give DPRK better idea of allied force movements, reducing uncertainty in crisis but improving targeting

North Korea’s new spy satellite could prevent conflict, but also abet attacks
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda November 22, 2023