For over 20 years, Pyongyang has celebrated July 27 as the "Day of Victory in the Great Fatherland Liberation War," known to the rest of the world as t..
The North Korean authorities ordered a mobilization of young people to participate in celebrations marking the 63rd anniversary of the ceasefire that ended the Korean War in..
In an attempt to prevent inside information from spilling outside the country, North Korean authorities are using lectures to threaten against those who receive money for lea..
North Korean border patrol guards in some areas of Ryanggang Province are busy searching for and capturing an unseasonably high number of snakes at the behest of the authori..
A North Korean border patrol guard escaped to China on July
20, putting Chinese patrol units and public security forces near the Sino-North Korean border area on high ale..
The "Myohyang" tablet (left). Kim Il Sung's birthday absent on the tablet's calendar application (right).The tablet computer "Myohyang," lauded in North Korean state media..
In the Chinese city of Dandong, which sits just across the Amrok (Yalu) River from Sinuiju, North Korea, boat tours offer a chance to glimpse inside North Korea without a..
In an ongoing bid to tighten control on communication with the outside world, North Korean security authorities are actively soliciting informants to arrest users of foreign..
The movie poster for South Korea's "Operation Chromite" (top) and a still image from North Korea's "Wolmido" (bottom).A growing number of North Koreans, skeptical about s..
A North Korean woman in her 40s took her own life earlier this month when, despite physical ailment, she was relentlessly pressured to participate in the “200-Day Battle” mo..