On October 20th, Daily NK got the chance to
interview Ahn Yoon-jun, a grandfather who was very much looking forward to being reunited with
Lee Kwang Baek of Unification Media Group talks to Gonggam News. Image: Gonggam News“Steps toward reunification of the Korean
Peninsula are becoming a trend, regar..
Yvonne Bormann (left), a staff member of Saram, sat down with Eun Kyoung Kwon (right) of ICNK Secretariat at Unification Media Group's office in Seoul. Image..
Last month, North Korea’s state-run weekly, Tongil Sinbo, unveiled new school uniforms featuring dramatic changes in color and design. Media within the North reported that le..
Image: Daily NkThree years have elapsed since President
Park Geun Hye assumed office, and inter-Korean relations are still mired in a
stalemate. Park broached the topic..
December 3rd was International Day of Persons with
Disabilities. To this reporter who defected from the North, this day comes
across as a concept quite foreign, having on..
“I had thought about what would be a common taste for the
two Koreas and realized it would be traditional dishes. It’s part a shared
history from when the South and North..
November is one of the busiest months for
North Koreans, who must complete the kimjang [making of kimchi] process. Kimchi
made during this period is considered “half t..
Next door, Yeon Hee’s entire family starved to death
Their names buried in the rice bin.
Scared they would go hungry again, having starved to death
They were b..
“No more, no less, may Hangawi [another name for Chuseok] be just
as it should be.”
Since Chuseok is the season when the five grains ripen and
everything is plentiful,..