February 19th marks Lunar New Year’s Day,
Seol, a holiday celebrated not only in South Korea, but also in the North.
North Koreans consider January 1st..
Two incidents between South and North Korea
this past Saturday and Sunday, one which resulted in the exchange of fire, near
the Military Demarcation Line [MDL] may hav..
North Korea’s top delegation that visited the South last
Saturday for the Incheon Asian Games’ closing ceremony landed with its own security
entourage, in a move seen as a..
Although the Incheon Asian Games have yet to officially kick off [the opening ceremony is Friday],
members from North Korea’s first team of athletes who arrived in South Kor..
South Korea initiated working-level contact with North Korea
last month on the 17th because of their athletes and cheering squad’s
participation in the Asian Games. However..
A drawing by the author portrays two North Korean residents stressed as to how to come up with the money needed to perform ancestral rites during the Chuseok holiday.Septemb..
Events at the 4.25 Cultural Center in Pyongyang August 24th, marking the 54th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's start of the Songun [military-first politics] revolution..
North Korean residents cool off in the Amrok [Yalu] River. Image: Daily NKThe oppressive heat hanging over the Korean peninsula
has South Koreans flocking to th..
Summer break for university students can mean local and international trips to expand horizons, supplemental studies, internships, or volunteer activities to gain experie..
The North Korean authorities have tightened up their efforts to stop external media from circulating in the early Kim Jong Eun era, and this has been relatively effective...