Monday 24th August, 2015
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For many KPA soldiers, being in a 'quasi-state of war' may actually mean good news. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="547"] Image via Rodong Sinmun.[/caption] North Korea declared a ‘ ...

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Monday 24th August, 2015
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A New Focus correspondent in North Korea reports on the internal northern situation regarding the most recent proclamation of war readiness.  ...

Monday 17th August, 2015
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DOTS medication popular among North Korean residents....

Sunday 16th August, 2015
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An explanation of various mass mobilization campaigns enforced by the government, which dominate the lives of North Koreans....

Wednesday 12th August, 2015
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The ration is one bar of laundry soap per squad....

Tuesday 11th August, 2015
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In North Korea, private ownership of gold only comes under very special circumstances....

Monday 10th August, 2015
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“Fishermen are being increasingly targeted for surveillance, with restrictions, ideological lessons and monitoring much more severe than before.”....

Thursday 6th August, 2015
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Just say the word: "Simply uttering the words ‘Kim’ works miracles in factories."...

Wednesday 5th August, 2015
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Are tattoos permitted in North Korea? Yes, but with conditions....

Tuesday 28th July, 2015
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How are North Koreans billed for their electricity?...