North Koreans are gaining greater access to uncensored information about regional conditions and world events thanks to new forms of media and technology..
Thae Yong Ho, North Korea’s ex-deputy ambassador in London appeared at a press conference on December 27, in his first public appearance since his defection to South Korea in..
Since Kim Jong Un rose to power five years ago, he has focused on the task of consolidating power through the simultaneous application of fearpolitik and propaganda efforts..
Although it remains to be determined whether the invitation is still valid, president Park Geun-Hye openly welcomed North Korean citizens to come to South Korea in her Ar..
Freedom in North Korea is considered a luxury. When I was in North Korea, I sometimes felt an impulse to escape from my middle school and play freely outside. I also felt..
In today’s North Korea, general sentiment towards defectors has changed significantly. While in days passed, defectors were roundly labeled as 'national traitors' or 'betraye..
Although it has only been two weeks since the implementation of the "Kim Young-Ran Act (Improper Solicitation and Graft Act)" in South Korea, which is aimed at eradicatin..
The North Korean media, including the Party publication Rodong Sinmun, are
trumpeting restoration efforts in floodstricken North Hamgyong Province,
declaring it to be th..
Although North Koreans are often depicted as an oppressed
yet obedient people, recent survey
data tells a different story. Political attitudes and economic
There have been many changes in North Korea since the rise of the Kim Jong Un era, and among these changes is fashion. It’s now possible to see something like trends in fashi..