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Mass mobilizations of factory workers to agricultural areas. 
Date : May 12, 2022
North Korea permits mass mobilizations of factory workers to agricultural areas. Due to labor shortages on farms, North Korean authorities started permitting mass mo…
NK cracks down again on capitalist fashion 
Date : May 12, 2022
North Korea Cracks down again on ‘Capitalist’ fashionLast month, the Youth League has called citizens imitating foreign fashion as ‘capitalist flair’ and is now crack…
The worst spring famine since the start of COVID-19 
Date : May 9, 2022
North Korea faces the worst spring famine since the start of COVID-19 This year’s grain prices in North Korea are the highest since the start of COVID-19, with 1Kg …
Elderly man returns to labor brigade after being refused at home 
Date : April 26, 2022
Elderly man in Hamgyong returns to labor brigade after being refused at home Choe, an elderly in his 60s was recently kicked out of his own home upon returning from …
Bribes to send sons to cushy posts in Pyongyang for military service. 
Date : April 18, 2022
Parents bribe officials to send their sons to cushy posts in Pyongyang for their military service.North Korea is estimated to have a mandatory 7 years of military service…
Hyesan kindergarten under investigation for pilfering soy milk 
Date : April 18, 2022
Hyesan kindergarten under investigation for pilfering soy milk intended for children The North Korean government has described children “the monarch of this country…
North Korea confiscates passports of officials sent abroad 
Date : April 18, 2022
North Korea confiscates passports of officials sent abroadNorth Korean workers dispatched abroad work in factories and on construction sites to earn foreign cash for the …
Disabled soldiers suffer the most 
Date : April 18, 2022
Disabled soldiers suffer the most with North Korea’s economy struggles North Korean soldiers injured during service are considered as “honorable soldiers”, and ar…
New corrections policy set against anti-reactionary thought violators 
Date : April 12, 2022
New corrections policy set against anti-reactionary thought violators The Ministry of Social Security’s Correction Bureau recently accepted 4 new correction laws to…
Sinuiju citizens dying from lack of food 
Date : April 11, 2022
Sinuiju citizens dying from lack of food Recently, food-poor households are increasing rapidly as North Korea’s food shortages continue. Sinuiju, a city where …
NK trading companies abandon train service for Nampo 
Date : March 29, 2022
N. Korean trading companies abandon train service for NampoSome of the North Korean trading companies that imported goods into North Korea through freight trains are now …
Crackdowns on wealthy business people 
Date : March 23, 2022
N. Korea ratchets up crackdowns on wealthy business peopleNorth Korea authorities continue to bust rich donju (North Korea’s wealthy entrepreneurial class) and security …
Complaint about Yonpo greenhouse farm construction 
Date : March 7, 2022
North Koreans complain about Yonpo greenhouse farm construction deadline North Korea’s South Hamgyong Province’s party committee has called on everyone to take own…
SSM cooperates with brokers to earn money 
Date : March 7, 2022
North Pyongan Province’s security agency attempts to get money transfer brokers to share their feesIn North Pyongan Province, the Ministry of State Security has been tar…
NK sees farm worker family ties as a growing threat 
Date : February 28, 2022
North Korea sees farm worker family ties as a growing threat North Korean authorities are fearing to have several workers in a single working group with the same sur…
 
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