In today’s North Korea, general sentiment towards defectors has changed significantly. While in days passed, defectors were roundly labeled as 'national t..
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..
One of the core components of the North Korean regime’s self-congratulatory propaganda is the advertisement of national free education. Kim Il Sung emphasized the importance..
North Korea’s chronic power doesn't look like it will be resolved any time soon. North Korea acquires over 50% of its total energy requirements from hydropower plants. Drough..
Despite repeated warnings and strong sanctions from the international community, Kim Jong Un has conducted another nuclear test. A mere eight months have passed since North..
After May’s Seventh Party Congress, North Korea was inundated with state propaganda advertising the party congress and encouraging production. Instead of taking a break in st..
The most common transportation method used in North Korea is the bicycle. North Korean defectors describe a world in which every family has at least one bicycle or, sometime..