February 29, 2024

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North Korea welcomes special guests for a ‘Victory Day’ parade – Ep. 300
Podcast

North Korea welcomes special guests for a ‘Victory Day’ parade – Ep. 300

The NK News team discusses DPRK’s second nighttime military spectacle of year and celebrates 300 episodes of the podcast

North Korea welcomes special guests for a ‘Victory Day’ parade – Ep. 300
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News August 1, 2023
North Korean media issues rare rebuke of those who waste ‘precious electricity’

North Korean media issues rare rebuke of those who waste ‘precious electricity’

Expert says allegations seek to distract from power production problems, while another notes energy theft is pervasive

North Korean media issues rare rebuke of those who waste ‘precious electricity’
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 18, 2023
North Korea promises more ‘powerful nuclear weapons’ to counter US ‘domination’

North Korea promises more ‘powerful nuclear weapons’ to counter US ‘domination’

Kim Jong Un leads party meeting deriding ‘severe defect’ in satellite program, pushes for another launch at early date

North Korea promises more ‘powerful nuclear weapons’ to counter US ‘domination’
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy June 19, 2023
Why North Korea barely moves the needle for South Korean voters – Ep. 293
Podcast

Why North Korea barely moves the needle for South Korean voters – Ep. 293

Karl Friedhoff talks ROK polls, plus a new NK Pro analysis reveals China expanding prisons that hold defectors

Why North Korea barely moves the needle for South Korean voters – Ep. 293
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News June 14, 2023
North Korean propagandists amplify anti-Yoon protests in South

North Korean propagandists amplify anti-Yoon protests in South

State media publishes photos of people freely expressing discontent with leader — an activity not tolerated in DPRK

North Korean propagandists amplify anti-Yoon protests in South
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 6, 2023
Ruling party suspends defector-lawmaker Tae Yong-ho for 3 months over scandals

Ruling party suspends defector-lawmaker Tae Yong-ho for 3 months over scandals

Decision allows former North Korean diplomat to stand in 2024 election despite series of controversial comments

Ruling party suspends defector-lawmaker Tae Yong-ho for 3 months over scandals
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 11, 2023
What the official end of COVID emergency means for North Korea’s border controls
NK PRO

What the official end of COVID emergency means for North Korea’s border controls

Pyongyang has closely monitored news from WHO, suggesting that downgrading of pandemic could trigger policy changes

What the official end of COVID emergency means for North Korea’s border controls
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 9, 2023
Chinese travel agency claims North Korea will open for tourism in June

Chinese travel agency claims North Korea will open for tourism in June

Dalian firm advertises multiday trip, but source notes false rumors of reopening have circulated near border for months

Chinese travel agency claims North Korea will open for tourism in June
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 27, 2023
Ask a North Korean: What are popular sayings and proverbs in the DPRK?

Ask a North Korean: What are popular sayings and proverbs in the DPRK?

Everyday expressions offer a window into how North Koreans think and see the world

Ask a North Korean: What are popular sayings and proverbs in the DPRK?
Joshua Kim April 26, 2023
Beyond cardboard characters: The evolution of North Korean defectors on screen

Beyond cardboard characters: The evolution of North Korean defectors on screen

Hit shows like ‘Squid Game’ and ‘Money Heist’ show how ROK film and TV has moved past anti-communist tropes of the past

Beyond cardboard characters: The evolution of North Korean defectors on screen
Jason Bechervaise
Jason Bechervaise April 24, 2023
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