Editorial: a “former senior official” who claimed “Kim Kyong Hui poisoned”
Joint internal security operations dubbed the ‘9.8 Measures’ implemented in North Korea.
New Focus correspondents were informed via telephone that specific numbers of North Korean overseas labourers in their 20s and 30s have been sent to different provinces in China.
North Korea’s elite do not begin to believe that “Kim Yo Jong can be powerful”; it is only the outside world that speculates it.
How do you distinguish between what North Korea says and what it intends and means and desires?
A system and a people are not one and the same; a cult and a nation are not one and the same.
Those among the North Korean elite behaving in ways more “factional” than Jang Song Thaek.
Boys dream of becoming KPA soldiers or policemen, while girls hope to become teachers, or artists.
“In North Korea, people are forced to become dutiful children to the Kim Family rather than to their own parents. You are too poor to even prepare the altar for your deceased parents, but are required to bring expensive flowers to the Kim Family’s memorial.”
Hyeon-Mi Choi holds the title of ‘first North Korean women boxer’ Super Featherweight World Champion. She says that rather than becoming the champion, the more difficult task is maintaining this position.
Currently, a large number of South Korean males are heading off to different locations around the country to report to annual reservist training sessions. In North Korea, a look at the age of reserve soldiers reveal…
While it appears to be good news for the citizens of North Korea, New Focus observes the impact it’s having on other industries.
The question is not so simple in North Korea.