February 24, 2024

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A look into the DPRK mental health system

A look into the DPRK mental health system

How North Korea uses the practice of psychiatry to reinforce societal values

A look into the DPRK mental health system
Peter Moody
Peter Moody December 30, 2014
Retro game which lets you play as Kim Jong Un seeking crowdfunding

Retro game which lets you play as Kim Jong Un seeking crowdfunding

In satirical run n' gun, players take on an invading American army in North Korea and beyond

Retro game which lets you play as Kim Jong Un seeking crowdfunding
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham December 29, 2014
The Associated Press in North Korea: A Potemkin news bureau?

The Associated Press in North Korea: A Potemkin news bureau?

Confidential AP agreement with North Korea gives Pyongyang control over news stories

The Associated Press in North Korea: A Potemkin news bureau?
Nate Thayer
Nate Thayer December 24, 2014
Why Pyongyang’s AP bureau is worth it

Why Pyongyang’s AP bureau is worth it

Even compromised, the North Korean bureau can still be an important source of information

Why Pyongyang’s AP bureau is worth it
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov December 24, 2014
Broken English in Pyongyang: A Review of Without You, There is No Us

Broken English in Pyongyang: A Review of Without You, There is No Us

Suki Kim's memoir provides rare dose of information on a closed society

Broken English in Pyongyang: A Review of Without You, There is No Us
Michael Laff November 24, 2014
Suki Kim: The ethical boundaries of writing in North Korea

Suki Kim: The ethical boundaries of writing in North Korea

Author says getting an account from inside North Korea, and PUST, outweighed concerns over transparency

Suki Kim: The ethical boundaries of writing in North Korea
Rob York
Rob York November 24, 2014
Photos show rapid reconstruction of collapsed apartment in Pyongyang
NK PRO

Photos show rapid reconstruction of collapsed apartment in Pyongyang

North Korean construction workers started work on new structure less than two months after accident

Photos show rapid reconstruction of collapsed apartment in Pyongyang
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 20, 2014
Why North Korea attracts so much sensational media coverage

Why North Korea attracts so much sensational media coverage

North Korea attracts more nonsense reporting than any other country – but why? And will things ever improve?

Why North Korea attracts so much sensational media coverage
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 19, 2014
Matthew Miller’s excellent adventure in North Korea

Matthew Miller’s excellent adventure in North Korea

Exclusive interview with U.S. detainee reveals hurdles to getting arrested in North Korea

Matthew Miller’s excellent adventure in North Korea
Nate Thayer
Nate Thayer November 14, 2014
The quiet mountain: Kumgang since 2008

The quiet mountain: Kumgang since 2008

Former site of inter-Korean cooperation sits idle as Pyongyang hunts for new investors

The quiet mountain: Kumgang since 2008
Yvonne Su November 7, 2014
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