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North Korean marketplaces go from bustling to empty during pandemic 
Date : June 21, 2022
North Korean marketplaces go from bustling to empty during pandemic An analysis of satellite images shows that North Korean markets known by Jangmadang have seen a m…
Street vendors forcibly mobilized to weed fields 
Date : June 21, 2022
Street vendors forcibly mobilized to weed fields North Korean police has recently been cracking down on street vendors in the aim of providing support to farms suffe…
Universities students not go home during summer break 
Date : June 21, 2022
North Korea orders universities to prevent students from traveling during summer breakThe State Emergency Anti-Epidemic Command and the education ministry in North Korea …
A glimpse into North Korea’s COVID-19 situation 
Date : June 15, 2022
A glimpse into North Korea’s COVID-19 situation Since announcing its first COVID-19 case, North Korea has been releasing the number of new fever cases, but it’s un…
Yanggang Province calls on security officials to resolve food shortages 
Date : June 15, 2022
Yanggang Province calls on security officials to help resolve food shortagesYanggang Province’s party committee passed responsibility to local security and police agenci…
Unfair medicine distributions outside Pyongyang 
Date : June 14, 2022
Unfair medicine distributions outside Pyongyang Provincial residents in North Korea are expressing discontent on the dramatic difference in distributing medicine.&nb…
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…
 
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