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May 23, 2019

South-North Cooperation, a Bit Early for “Self-Appraisals”

With one more day left until the South-North railroad test (16th), Unification Minister Lee Jae Jung seemed more than confident at the South-North Economic...

Google Looks to Ballooned Future for Internet

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Beautiful landscapes and cognitive dissonance

Our visit to Kumkang Mountain on the third day was the most boring day of the trip. Even though the scenery at Kumkang was beautiful, no...

Battling Bone-Chilling Temperatures for 2 Hours

On December 17th, marking the third year anniversary of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il’s death, a central commemorative event took place in Pyongyang at...

Publication of Thae Yong Ho’s column to continue despite protests

Last Friday, Members of the Paektu Protection Squad made an unannounced visit to the offices of Daily NK and Unification Media Group (UMG). They...

A glimpse beyond the pretense

Nine out of ten people who want to visit North Korea say that their curiosity was stimulated by the country’s mysterious and secluded nature. That was...

Jimmy Carter Gets Hoodwinked by Pyongyang Again

During his self-appointed mission to North Korea this week, former President Jimmy Carter engaged in yet another sanctimonious effort to impose his vision onto...

Four Days of Rescue and a Football Match

North Korean propaganda website Uriminjokkiri, which targets the South Korean public, has been using the sinking of the passenger ferry "Sewol" as a stick with which...

Top Priority Is Sources’ Safety

On November 30, South Korean daily newspaper the “Donga Ilbo” ran an article claiming that several North Koreans suspected of leaking information to a...

An “Incomprehensible South Korea” from the Perspective of Defectors

To defectors who come from living in North Korea, a closed country, small things of a democracy state can appear significant to them. ...

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