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State orders farmers to supply more food to the military 
Date : January 12, 2019
State orders farmers to supply more food to the militaryThe North Korean authorities have ordered collective farms to supply all of the planned food quotas to the militar…
Samjiyon construction projects to idolize past leaders 
Date : January 10, 2019
Samjiyon construction projects to idolize North Korea’s past leadersThe idolization of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il will be emphasized in construction projects in Samjiyo…
State-set prices reappear in Ryanggang Province 
Date : January 10, 2019
State-set prices reappear in Ryanggang ProvinceWhile North Korea has long deferred to market-set prices for goods and services based on organic supply and demand, some ar…
NK border patrol units use jet skis 
Date : January 8, 2019
North Korean border patrol units use jet skis to intercept smuggling operationsAccording to sources in North Pyongan Province, some border patrol units have started using…
Market downturn takes toll on North Korea’s South Pyongan Province 
Date : January 8, 2019
Market downturn takes toll on North Korea’s South Pyongan ProvinceActivity has significantly declined in some regional markets to the extent that many local residents ar…
People burdened by government financial demands 
Date : January 7, 2019
North Korean families burdened by government financial demandsMany North Koreans experienced a difficult 2018 paying monthly electricity and water bills along with other …
Video surveillance expanded on China-NK border 
Date : December 28, 2018
Video surveillance network expanded on China-North Korea borderThe North Korean authorities are expanding video surveillance in the border areas to deter defectors and il…
Residents concerned over rise in violent crime 
Date : December 24, 2018
Residents concerned over rise in violent crime in North KoreaResidents are becoming increasingly concerned with the rising frequency of violent crime occurring in certain…
KJU orders Sinuiju project completion by 2022 
Date : December 20, 2018
Kim Jong Un orders Sinuiju development project completion by 2022North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced during a visit to Sinuiju last month that the city’s moderniza…
Pyongyang still relies on ‘forced labor’ brigades. 
Date : December 20, 2018
South Korea envisions a building boom in the North. But Pyongyang still relies on ‘forced labor’ brigades.By Simon Denyer andSEOUL — When Lee Oui-ryok was accepte…
Train derails in NK days after KTX accident in the South 
Date : December 19, 2018
Train derails in North Korea days after KTX accident in the SouthSources in North Korea have reported that a train has derailed in North Hamgyong Province. The incident c…
Fortune teller executed by firing squad in NK 
Date : December 19, 2018
Fortune teller executed by firing squad in North KoreaThe North Korean authorities have recently focused on cracking down on “acts of superstition” leading to the execu…
3 NK apprehended en route to work in China 
Date : December 17, 2018
Three North Korean women apprehended en route to work in ChinaFollowing the apprehension of three North Korean women trying to cross over to China, the Kimjongsuk County …
$2M on surveillance and wiretapping equipment 
Date : December 11, 2018
North Korea spent $2M on surveillance and wiretapping equipment in MayThe North Korean regime imported a large shipment of mobile phone wiretapping devices from China in …
Reinforced joint inspection team to border region 
Date : December 11, 2018
Kim Jong Un orders deployment of joint inspection team to border regionNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dispatched a joint inspection team to the Sino-North Korean bor…
 
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