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Poor infrastructure blamed for coal mine fatality 
Date : May 28, 2019
Poor infrastructure blamed for coal mine fatality in North KoreaProduction has been halted at Namjon Mine, which is operated by South Pyongan Province’s Kaechon Mining E…
North Korean trader in China in precarious situation 
Date : May 27, 2019
North Korean trader in China expresses concerns about his own precarious situationNorth Korean workers in China facing visa denials or restrictions on their sojourn perio…
Residents concerned about shoddy construction practices 
Date : May 27, 2019
Residents concerned about shoddy construction practices for new housesConstruction began on a series of single-story stone houses in Samjiyon County earlier this month, b…
Child labor continues in NK construction projects 
Date : May 27, 2019
Child labor continues in North Korea’s state construction projectsNorth Koreans have long avoided being pulled into construction work in Samjiyon County due to the const…
Electricity problems continue to plague NK 
Date : May 9, 2019
Electricity problems continue to plague North KoreaResidents in North Korea have endured chronic electricity shortages for decades, a direct result of government mismanag…
NKworkers rebel against orders to work at the Samjiyon 
Date : May 9, 2019
North Korean workers rebel against orders to work at the Samjiyon construction siteA group of workers ordered to North Korea’s banner construction project site in Samjiy…
Ideological investigation into United Front Department 
Date : May 7, 2019
Kim Jong Un orders ideological investigation into United Front DepartmentNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered the Organization and Guidance Department (OGD) t…
Solar-powered mini-TVs to watch South Korean dramas 
Date : May 7, 2019
North Koreans use solar-powered mini-TVs to watch South Korean dramasThe North Korean authorities are focused on preventing the spread of foreign media throughout the cou…
Crackdown on superstitious behavior leads to life sentence 
Date : May 7, 2019
Crackdown on superstitious behavior leads to life sentence for unlucky fortune teller in North KoreaFollowing reports of a public execution of a fortune teller in Decembe…
Local factories face closure amidst theft epidemic 
Date : April 30, 2019
Local factories in North Korea face closure amidst theft epidemicFactories in South Pyongan Province are facing operational issues and have reportedly requested financial…
Crackdown on superstitious behavior leads to life sentence 
Date : April 30, 2019
Crackdown on superstitious behavior leads to life sentence for unlucky fortune teller in North KoreaFollowing reports of a public execution of a fortune teller in Decembe…
Pyongyang’s economy faces possible stagnation 
Date : April 30, 2019
Pyongyang’s economy faces possible stagnationNorth Korean sources are reporting that there has been a drastic reduction in the number of merchants and items available fo…
Rise in TB patients 
Date : April 30, 2019
Rise in tuberculosis patients in South Pyongan ProvinceThere has been a drastic rise in tuberculosis (TB) patients in some areas of North Korea. The country’s medical in…
Students at University frustrated about their futures 
Date : April 29, 2019
Students at University of Coal Mining in Pyongsong frustrated about their futuresOne area impacted by continuing international sanctions on North Korea has been the count…
Pyongyang’s economy faces possible stagnation 
Date : April 29, 2019
Pyongyang’s economy faces possible stagnationNorth Korean sources are reporting that there has been a drastic reduction in the number of merchants and items available fo…
 
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