What really frightens North Korea, more than even the prospect of war does.
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.
For many KPA soldiers, being in a ‘quasi-state of war’ may actually be good news.
A New Focus correspondent in North Korea reports on the internal northern situation regarding the most recent proclamation of war readiness.
DOTS medication popular among North Korean residents.
An explanation of various mass mobilization campaigns enforced by the government, which dominate the lives of North Koreans.
The ration is one bar of laundry soap per squad.
In North Korea, private ownership of gold only comes under very special circumstances.