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Fluctuating exchange rates cause troubles 
Date : May 19, 2020
Fluctuating exchange rates cause troublesNorth Korea’s exchange rates were fluctuating wildly. In Pyongsong on May 5, one USD started trading at KPW 8,150 but then rose …
100 top technology university graduates join military 
Date : May 18, 2020
Around 100 top technology university graduates join militaryNorth Korea recruited about 100 of the most capable graduates from the country’s top technology-related unive…
North Korean schools to reopen on the first of June 
Date : May 18, 2020
North Korean schools to reopen on the first of JuneNorth Korea’s education ministry announced that child care centers, preschools, elementary schools, middle schools, an…
Fertilizer factory event hastily put together 
Date : May 13, 2020
Fertilizer factory event hastily put togetherThe Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory completion ceremony attended by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was precipitously p…
Battle illegal foreign currency transactions 
Date : May 13, 2020
N. Korea forms group to battle illegal foreign currency transactionsNorth Korea has moved to severely crack down on potential negative effects of the floating of governme…
Teachers restricted from travelling until December 
Date : May 13, 2020
N. Korean teachers restricted from travelling until DecemberNorth Korean authorities recently imposed restrictions on the travel of teachers for the rest of the year to p…
NK paper urges all-out efforts to maximize rice production 
Date : May 11, 2020
NK paper urges all-out efforts to maximize rice productionNorth Korea's Rodong Shinmun called for all-out efforts to maximize rice production this year.Kim Jong-un sugges…
Inter-Korean railway project welcomed 
Date : May 11, 2020
N. Korean officials favorably view the inter-Korean railway projectDaily NK sources said that it appears that North Korean officials seem to welcome the inter-Korean rail…
Fever outbreak in Ryanggang Province 
Date : May 4, 2020
Fever outbreak in Ryanggang Province sparks fears of COVID-19A fever outbreak in Taehongdan County, Ryanggang Province, has sparked fears of the spread of COVID-19 in the…
Prices keep rising in Pyongyang 
Date : May 4, 2020
Pyongyangites continue to hoard as prices keep risingPyongyang residents have been hoarding various imported products, which has led to spikes in the prices of imported f…
NK probe into military uncovers corruption 
Date : April 28, 2020
N. Korean probe into military uncovers vast levels of corruptionThrough a large-scale probe into corruption in the military, North Korean authorities recently have found …
Ryanggang Province push back against high electricity rates 
Date : April 27, 2020
N. Koreans in Ryanggang Province push back against high electricity ratesA North Korean source in Ryanggang Province reported recently that electricity rates in the provi…
NK tightens flow of people in and out of Chagang Province 
Date : April 27, 2020
N. Korea tightens flow of people in and out of Chagang ProvinceNorth Korean authorities recently established two new sentry posts on roads heading into Chagang Province a…
Deployment of new GPS jamming device 
Date : April 27, 2020
N. Korea readies deployment of new GPS jamming deviceNorth Korea’s military recently completed final tests on a new “GPS jamming device” for use against South Korea an…
Panic buying in Pyongyang 
Date : April 27, 2020
Announcement on import restrictions leads to panic buying in PyongyangNorth Korea’s recent announcement of restrictions on imports of “unnecessary items” has led to a …
 
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