Insights

Monday 1st August, 2016
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TNKR has helped scores of refugees as they adjust to their new lives in South Korea....

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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...

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....

Tuesday 28th June, 2016
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The North Korean government has recently allowed the possession and sale of real estate for citizens, to a limited extent....

Monday 2nd May, 2016
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North Korean official accused of going to fortune teller...

Monday 25th April, 2016
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A national holiday in the name of the KPA...

Wednesday 30th March, 2016
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Under "military-first", it pays to impersonate the military first....

Tuesday 22nd March, 2016
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According to a North Korean correspondent we spoke to on the evening of the March 16th, “From the beginning of March, the Chinese border region has been frequently lined with armed Chinese soldiers...

Tuesday 26th January, 2016
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What ‘well-lock’ symbolizes is significant; the ‘surveillance-communities’ are turning into ‘communities for minority’s gain’, which portrays a change in its function....