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NK military cracks down on “anti-socialist” activity 
Date : January 21, 2020
N. Korea’s military cracks down on “anti-socialist” activityThe North Korean military’s internal politburo, the General Political Bureau (GPB), launched a campaign on…
Pyongyang boosts electricity fees 
Date : January 20, 2020
Pyongyang boosts state collection of electricity feesNorth Korean authorities recently implemented an experimental measure in Pyongyang aimed at increasing the state’s c…
Factories still suffering from low production 
Date : January 20, 2020
N. Korean factories still suffering from low productionNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un emphasized increased productivity and a “frontal breakthrough” for the economy du…
Kim Jong Un urges wartime readiness after Soleimani killing 
Date : January 17, 2020
Kim Jong Un urges wartime readiness after Soleimani killingNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged his military to adopt a stance of “wartime readiness” on Jan. 4, follow…
S. Pyongan Province slaps fines on “illegal” small businesses 
Date : January 17, 2020
S. Pyongan Province slaps fines on “illegal” small businessesNorth Korean authorities in South Pyongan Province have recently begun levying fines on small businesses th…
NK tackles corruption involving “experimental fields” 
Date : January 16, 2020
N. Korea tackles corruption involving “experimental fields”North Korean authorities recently instructed farm and agricultural management committees across the country t…
China is tightening control over NK migrants 
Date : January 15, 2020
China is tightening control over N. Korean female migrantsChinese authorities have ordered local security forces in areas bordering North Korea to standardize the investi…
18 NK attempt mass defection on New Year’s Day 
Date : January 14, 2020
18 N. Koreans attempt mass defection on New Year’s DayDaily NK sources reported on Jan. 7 that 18 North Koreans were arrested and are currently under investigation for a…
NK criticize government calls for self-reliance 
Date : January 14, 2020
N. Koreans criticize government calls for “self-reliance”Many North Koreans are criticizing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s calls for “self-reliance” at a recent C…
Alleged leaker of Kim's whereabouts executed 
Date : January 14, 2020
Alleged leaker of Kim Jong Un’s whereabouts executedAn alleged leaker of information about Kim Jong Un’s visit to Samjiyon last October was executed in Pyongyang in lat…
Hyesan’s MSS director still in office despite security leak 
Date : January 10, 2020
Hyesan’s MSS director still in office despite security leakThe director of Hyesan’s Ministry of State Security (MSS) office is still wielding authority despite speculat…
Kim Yo Jong continues to expand authority over military affairs 
Date : January 10, 2020
Kim Yo Jong continues to expand authority over military affairsKim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, reportedly gave orders to the entire No…
NK soldiers study Kim Il Sung guerrilla warfare 
Date : January 6, 2020
N. Korean soldiers study Kim Il Sung-style guerrilla warfareFollowing the Mount Paektu ascent of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Dec 4., the entire North Korean army h…
NK authorities issue arrest warrant for police official 
Date : January 6, 2020
N. Korean authorities issue arrest warrant for police officialNorth Korean authorities issued an arrest warrant for an official who worked at a police station in Nampo, n…
Assessing N. Korea’s efforts to encourage private business 
Date : January 2, 2020
Assessing N. Korea’s efforts to encourage private businessSince gaining power, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has adopted various policies aimed at reforming the countr…
 
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