As North Korea prepares for the 7th Party Congress, Kim Jong
Un has introduced and emphasized a concept dubbed “Mallima Speed” to urge
expediency to wo..
It comes as no surprise that North Korea
refused to attend the recent UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva,
Switzerland, an absence emblematic of North Korea’s overall..
Many of the tourists who visit North Korea
every year are aware that upmarket restaurants and shops operating in Pyongyang
and other major cities will readily accept forei..
The long and frigid winter has finally begun to subside and
spring is on its way. As the new semester gets underway, memories and images of
campus couples spring to mind: h..
North Korea’s Reconnaissance General
Bureau (RGB), tasked with intelligence operations both in the South and other
countries, has been included on the UN’s sanctions list..
The General Association of Korean Residents
in Japan, a pro-North Korean group commonly known as Chongryon, still remains a
strong channel of foreign currency for the K..
Everywhere you go in North Korea, the walls
are plastered in signs depicting the “loyalty struggle for hard currency,”
where women and men of all ages appear hard at work,..
As the year comes to a close, many people
in South Korea find themselves busy at parties with friends, colleagues, and at
school reunions, but how about our neighbors to th..
Following the crossing of a North Korean crackdown vessel over the de
facto maritime demarcation line between the two Koreas at the end of last month, many residents within..
The much-anticipated arrival of spring here
in South Korea means people can finally venture out to get some sun. On sunny
days like today, this reporter is reminded of her..