Tuesday 20th December, 2016
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An insight into female soldiers in the Korean People’s Army, where lack of personal hygiene and objectification are major women’s issues. There are about 12,000,000 military officers in Nor ...

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Monday 19th December, 2016
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Plastic bottles filled with rice were thrown into the sea in the direction of North Korea in the hopes of alleviating the stress of recent food shortages....

Monday 19th December, 2016
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North Korean police officers don't waste their time being polite to citizens. An insight into language and society in North Korea....

Wednesday 30th November, 2016
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Despite UN sanctions, China has been reportedly exporting fuel by train from a Dandong military fuel supply centre to North Korea, according to a report by Radio Free Asia. ...

Wednesday 30th November, 2016
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While the price of rice remains high, potatoes normally used for animal feed have been rationed out to some North Koreans due to food shortages....

Thursday 3rd November, 2016
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As their financial situations worsen, 40-year-old mothers must sell their bodies to return home....

Friday 21st October, 2016
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But only for a lucky few....

Wednesday 19th October, 2016
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With its multiple uses – food, currency, and alcohol – corn is an indispensable part of the ordinary North Korean citizen’s life. An insight into corn and the unofficial economy in ...

Friday 14th October, 2016
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In this letter, North Korean refugee and founder of New Focus Jang Jinsung points out systematic discrimination preventing refugees from political engagement....

Thursday 13th October, 2016
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Hell, even if he wanted to he couldn't. So what's stopping him? In this column, Jang Jinsung explains the personality cult that surrounds Kim Jong Un....