Friday 5th September, 2014
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A professional resume is not what's important to land a job promotion in North Korea; rather, it’s what you can personally offer your superiors, say recent refugees from the country. North Korean ...

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Thursday 4th September, 2014
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Whether one watches S.Korean television dramas or not can be seen as one of the major determinants for a N.Korean’s level of urbane sophistication....

Wednesday 3rd September, 2014
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The amount of settlement support provided by the S.Korean government form N.Korean refugees often cannot cover the large broker fees needed to escape the country....

Monday 1st September, 2014
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Internal breakdown of North Korea’s power structures will intensify, as infighting over economic privileges occurs and powerful cadres instigate purges against one another....

Monday 25th August, 2014
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Today is N.Korea's Day of Songun, aka its "Military-First Policy". But as far as ordinary soldiers are concerned, this is a misnomer. ...

Friday 22nd August, 2014
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Meet Ko Young-hwan, former North Korean diplomat, New Focus advisor, and member of the newly formed Unification Preparatory Committee....

Thursday 21st August, 2014
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If nothing else, there is one thing that has changed in N.Korean state media since Kim Jong-un came to power....

Tuesday 19th August, 2014
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Charged with responsibility for the fate of a fellow human being's life; not only now, but forever....

Monday 18th August, 2014
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North Koreans who know any of the truths behind the country's official history remain in an unfortunate position....

Sunday 17th August, 2014
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The purge of Jang Song-thaek has - for now - brought calm in North Korea’s corridors of power....