North Korea elections - updates

Rappler's latest stories on North Korea elections


The week in photos: March 9-15, 2019

Mar 16, 2019 - 12:45 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

CARNIVAL. Costumed revelers perform in a carnival procession on the streets of Strumica, Macedonia, during the great evening carnival on March 9, 2019. Photo by Robert Atanasovski/AFP

North Korea election sees 99.99% turnout – KCNA

Mar 12, 2019 - 2:30 PM

With only one approved name on each voting slip in the isolated country, which is ruled with an iron grip by Kim Jong-un's Workers' Party, the result is never in doubt

NORTH KOREA POLLS. The Rodong Sinmun newspaper showing an image of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un casting his ballot at the 14th Supreme People's Assembly elections is displayed at a subway station in Pyongyang on March 11, 2019. Photo by Ed Jones/AFP

Democracy, DPRK-style: North Korea holds election

Mar 10, 2019 - 7:37 PM

Analysts say the election is held largely as a political rite to enable the authorities to claim a mandate from the people