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NK Pro provides:

  • Current news on and from the DPRK
  • Analyses, interviews, and opinion pieces, including those from former DPRK residents
  • Ask a North Korean column and photos from the DPRK 
  • Trackers and databases: NK Company Database, NK Specialists Directory, NK Leadership Tracker, NK Missile Tracker, NK Ship Tracker, NK Currency & Energy Indexes, NK Statistics Database, NK Trade Map, etc.
  • KCNA Watch: searchable repository of official DPRK Media outlets, updated in realtime. Includes Uriminzokkiri, the Pyongyang Times, Rodong Sinmun, Tongil Sinbo, and other monthly and quarterly periodicals, as well as KCTV Video archive for official DPRK broadcasts
  • Tutorials for using the various tools and databases
  • FAQ about NK News policies and methods

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Asian Studies; Interdisciplinary Studies; Journalism; Political Science

Date Coverage

2010-present; varies by source. Text archives may go back to the late 1990s


Maps, Newspapers, Statistics & Data