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Families with defector relatives facing heavy surveillance 
Date : November 6, 2018
Families with defector relatives facing heavy surveillanceThe North Korean authorities are strengthening their efforts to monitor some families of defectors as hopes rise…
Pyongyang resident shares feelings on inter-Korean relations 
Date : November 1, 2018
Pyongyang resident shares feelings on inter-Korean relationsThe citizens of Pyongyang enthusiastically welcomed South Korean President Moon Jae In during his visit to the…
NK broker arrested in Onsong 
Date : October 30, 2018
North Korean broker and accomplices arrested in OnsongA North Korean broker helping North Koreans attempting to defect, along with North Korean border guards who received…
University students mobilized to Hyesan-Samjiyon train tracks 
Date : October 30, 2018
University students ordered to help manage Hyesan-Samjiyon train tracksFrequent visits to Samjiyon County by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to check on the area’s moder…
NK restrict electric bike due to concerns over power supply 
Date : October 25, 2018
North Korean authorities restrict electric bike usage in some areas due to concerns over power supplyThe North Korean authorities in some areas of the country are crackin…
Allure of SK products continues to undermine crackdowns 
Date : October 22, 2018
Allure of South Korean products continues to undermine crackdownsDespite continued crackdowns by the North Korean authorities, South Korean products, including clothes, c…
On-year tuber crop yield holding steady 
Date : October 22, 2018
On-year tuber crop yield holding steadyWith collective farms in Mundok County, South Pyongan Province reporting an overall 5% decrease in crop yield from the previous yea…
NK document emphasizes self-sufficiency 
Date : October 22, 2018
North Korean training document emphasizes self-sufficiencyThe North Korean authorities reportedly held ideological training for all Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) members…
Increase in manufactured products driving domestic growth 
Date : September 30, 2018
Increase in North Korea-manufactured products driving domestic growthNorth Korea can now produce a considerable amount of food and light industrial products. This is the …
NK people's opinion on denuclearization 
Date : September 25, 2018
The North Korean people believe in Kim Jong Un when it comes to denuclearization, South Pyongan resident says in interviewDaily NK conducted an interview with a resident …
Lectures to emphasize protection of the motherland 
Date : September 25, 2018
North Korea citizen lectures emphasize ‘protection of the motherland’A lecture delivered by the North Korean authorities to Korean Workers’ Party (WPK) members and wor…
Authorities increased ‘loyalty’ contributions ahead of national anniversary 
Date : September 17, 2018
North Korean authorities increased ‘loyalty’ contributions ahead of national anniversaryThe North Korean authorities reportedly forced traders living abroad to contribu…
NK's opioid epidemic 
Date : August 29, 2018
North Korea’s opioid epidemicTo make up for financial shortfalls in the early 1980s, North Korea’s ruling Worker’s Party began mass producing and distributing opium th…
14 arrested in remittance sting operation 
Date : August 22, 2018
14 arrested in remittance sting operationA large group of North Korean residents involved in money transfer operations between defectors in South Korea and their relative…
Forced labor prescribed for North Korea’s malnourished street children 
Date : August 21, 2018
Forced labor prescribed for North Korea’s malnourished street childrenNorth Korea’s street children, known as kkotjebi, held by the state in designated facilities are b…
 
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