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Ration us this day our daily rice
It seems to be common knowledge that North Korea is a country of comprehensive rationing. All food and many consumer goods are not suppose...
Purge of the Jang family
Some time ago, the Yonhap News Agency, citing numerous sources inside North Korea, reported that the immediate relatives of the recently e...
Gesture of peace or provocation?
On Jan. 16, the National Defense Commission (NDC) - the supreme executive of the North Korean state - addressed the South Korean governmen...
Dreams of Masik Pass
It finally happened: the North Korean press has reported that the Masik Sky Resort has become operational.
Purge of Jang's clique
The mighty Jang Song-thaek - who until very recently was seen as the second-most powerful man in all North Korea - not only fell from grac...
The country of railways
In the summer of 2001, the Trans-Siberian Railway (or TSR) was in chaos. Passengers had to wait for hours for the scheduled trains, and th...
Missing the wood for the trees
After three decades of watching North Korea, I have learned that really important news about that nation seldom makes headlines. Instead, ...
From the Manchurian wilderness
The political history of North Korea in 1945-1960 was, first and foremost, the history of factional struggle.
Slow but steady opening
North Korea might seem to be a country stuck in turmoil and disaster - but close watchers of the country’s internal dynamics know that ove...
N. Korea-Russia relationship
One of the most frequently encountered assumptions about North Korea's past is the idea that the Soviet Union was an ally and patron of th...
New defense reform plan
Worrisome suicide surge
Tobacco makers' responsibility
Wolves in Wall Street
Sexiness gone too far?
Abnormal vs. normal
Better protect whistleblowers
Reaching out to the disconnected
Military belt-tightening and priority shifts seem appropriate
How our 1,000-year-old math curriculum cheats US's kids
Sustaining Ukraine's breakthrough
1. 'Up-skirting' women's private parts slated legal in U.S.
2. Breast implants for cop 'no problem'
3. Woman raped by father dies of fear learning early release
4. Wife takes out ad as revenge for husband who got lover pregnant
5. Yu-na dating ice hockey player
6. Academy Awards hotshot 'Gravity' not fiction but reality
7. Man arrested for 'having sex with pit bull'
8. NK criticizes former No.2, Choe Ryong-hae
9. Rocker YB's sexy new music video 'banned on Korean television'
10. Mexican drug lord 'more powerful than government'
President Park Geun-hye receives a souvenir from Kim Yu-na during a ...
Sochi Olympic figure skating silver medalist Kim Yu-na autographs on...
Military cadets salute during a joint commissioning ceremony at the ...
Models pose next to the Audi RS7 Sportback during a launch event at ...
KB Financial Group Chairman Lim Young-rok, second from left, poses w...
Health and Welfare Minister Moon Hyung-pyo said that the government ...
Gender Equality and Family Minister Cho Yoon-sun speaks during a sem...
Economic policymakers and business leaders hold hands after a joint ...
Korea Exchange Bank (KEB) CEO Yun Yong-ro, right, with Industry and ...
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