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May 21, 2019

Acclaimed Director Pushing Back NKHR Envelope

The North Korea Human Rights International Film Festival (NKHRIFF), which opens this afternoon, is attracting domestic attention for its attempt to blend North Korean...

Kim Family on Propaganda Drive

After completing his tour of Russia, Kim Jong Il crossed the Yalu River from Jian into Manpo on Saturday evening, returning to North Korea...

Inter-Korea Summit Talks Is a Political Event for Sunshine Powers?

A criticism was introduced that the agreement between President Roh Moo Hyun and Kim Jong Il to hold the Inter-Korean Summit Talks on the...

How Is Kimjang Different in NK?

November is one of the busiest months for North Koreans, who must complete the kimjang process. Kimchi made during this period is considered “half the year’s...

Update: Defectors Apply for Refugee Status in the UK

Last week, DailyNK released an exclusive report that the number of defectors applying for refugee status in the UK after having acquired South Korean...

The Broader Brush Strokes of South Korea

A decade after escaping from North Korea, 57-year-old painter Kang Jin Myung has finally been able to bask in the glow of his first-ever...

Why People Starve in a Bread Basket

In recent days, both Daily NK and Japanese group ASIAPRESS have reported cases of starvation in the region of North Korea with the most...

2 Years On: Park Geun Hye’s North Korea Approach

The 25th of this month marked the third anniversary of President Park Geun Hye’s administration, but the South Korean government has yet to resolve its strained relationship...

NKnet seminar highlights instability of regime

Image: NKnetThe current leadership in North Korea is anything but stable, due to an unexpected speedy transition in power, according to a panel of experts who...

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