Wednesday 14th September, 2016
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This week is Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving holiday. North Koreans recall how they used to spend Chuseok back in their hometowns. [caption id="attachment_9168" align="aligncenter" width="960"] A ...

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Tuesday 13th September, 2016
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According to a broker in China, people smuggling activities have been heavily affected by the G20 summit and North Korea's 5th nuclear test....

Monday 12th September, 2016
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More North Korean refugees may be entering South Korea this year, after a steady decline since 2009....

Friday 9th September, 2016
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In the era of informal market activity or the jangmadang generation of North Korea, it is almost essential for a woman to work. That means sending their children to North Korean private daycare....

Wednesday 7th September, 2016
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“Your face is as big as my fist!” In beauty-obsessed South Korea, this is a compliment; in North Korea, an insult....

Tuesday 6th September, 2016
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“Because North Korea is a very patriarchal society, I heard that the wives are very devoted to their husbands. Is that true?” South Korean men are taking an interest in North Korean women as poten...

Friday 26th August, 2016
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Details on the recent defection of a North Korean official in Vladivostok reveal that Mr. Kim was a manager in Kim Jong Un's slush fund department, known as Room 39....

Monday 22nd August, 2016
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New Focus correspondents report that two North Korean border security officers attempted an escape on the 17th of August, 2016....

Friday 19th August, 2016
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What are North Korean atheletes taught to say following their gold-medal wins?...

Thursday 18th August, 2016
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The story behind the lesser-known selfie between the North and South Korean women's archery team....