January 20, 2022

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How Xi Jinping’s growing personality cult differs from Kim family worship

How Xi Jinping’s growing personality cult differs from Kim family worship

North Korea’s idolatry is rooted in past accomplishments while China’s Xi stakes his legitimacy on future performance

How Xi Jinping’s growing personality cult differs from Kim family worship
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young September 13, 2021
No new ballistic missiles shown at overnight parade in Pyongyang

No new ballistic missiles shown at overnight parade in Pyongyang

North Korea marks 73rd founding anniversary with third nighttime procession in past year, but leaves out major weapons

No new ballistic missiles shown at overnight parade in Pyongyang
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko | Jeongmin Kim | Won-Gi Jung September 8, 2021
When North Korea shined at the ‘Olympics of the Left’
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When North Korea shined at the ‘Olympics of the Left’

Before North Korean athletes ever participated in the Olympic games, they found success at GANEFO in Indonesia

When North Korea shined at the ‘Olympics of the Left’
Gareth Johnson
Gareth Johnson September 3, 2021
North Korean diplomat dies after car accident in Vladivostok

North Korean diplomat dies after car accident in Vladivostok

Source confirms deaths of two North Koreans, including consul to Khabarovsk, after their SUV reportedly overturned

North Korean diplomat dies after car accident in Vladivostok
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 1, 2021
A North Korean culinary odyssey: What it’s really like eating in Pyongyang

A North Korean culinary odyssey: What it’s really like eating in Pyongyang

Foreign travelers can dine at a surprising assortment of Korean and international restaurants in the capital city

A North Korean culinary odyssey: What it’s really like eating in Pyongyang
Gareth Johnson
Gareth Johnson August 27, 2021
COVAX offers almost 3 million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine to North Korea

COVAX offers almost 3 million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine to North Korea

WHO representative to DPRK says country could successfully manage vaccine rollout with ‘adequate’ support

COVAX offers almost 3 million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine to North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 19, 2021
Ask a North Korean: Do North Koreans believe in UFOs?

Ask a North Korean: Do North Koreans believe in UFOs?

Schools only briefly cover astronomy, and most people are too focused on surviving to care about speculative science

Ask a North Korean: Do North Koreans believe in UFOs?
Alek Sigley
Alek Sigley August 18, 2021
Pyongyang or bust: DPRK tourism and the pandemic – NKNews Podcast Ep. 196
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Pyongyang or bust: DPRK tourism and the pandemic – NKNews Podcast Ep. 196

North Korea tourism professionals discuss the nature of the industry and its future after COVID-19

Pyongyang or bust: DPRK tourism and the pandemic – NKNews Podcast Ep. 196
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot August 17, 2021
No thanks: Places you do not need to visit in Pyongyang

No thanks: Places you do not need to visit in Pyongyang

The DPRK is awash with attractions, but not all tourist sites are created equal

No thanks: Places you do not need to visit in Pyongyang
Gareth Johnson
Gareth Johnson August 13, 2021
Chinese court sentences DPRK consultant Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

Chinese court sentences DPRK consultant Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

Ottawa condemned the ruling against the Canadian citizen for its lack of 'fairness and transparency'

Chinese court sentences DPRK consultant Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung August 11, 2021
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