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Assessing N. Korea’s efforts to encourage private business 
Date : January 2, 2020
Assessing N. Korea’s efforts to encourage private businessSince gaining power, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has adopted various policies aimed at reforming the countr…
President of State Academy of Sciences dismissed 
Date : December 31, 2019
President of State Academy of Sciences dismissedThe president of North Korea’s State Academy of Sciences, Jang Chol, was recently dismissed from his position and sent to…
Sources: New Yalu River Bridge may open next year 
Date : December 28, 2019
Sources: New Yalu River Bridge may open next yearDaily NK sources recently confirmed that construction resumed on the North Korean road leading to the New Yalu River Brid…
N. Korea demands military clinics reduce energy use 
Date : December 28, 2019
N. Korea demands military clinics reduce energy useAs North Korea continues to face electricity shortages, North Korea’s General Political Bureau (GPB), which exerts pol…
Kim Il Sung University graduates ordered into doctoral programs 
Date : December 28, 2019
Kim Il Sung University graduates ordered into doctoral programsNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued an order for the top students in next year’s cohort of graduates fr…
Kim Jong Un orders improvements in air force weaponry 
Date : December 8, 2019
Kim Jong Un orders improvements in air force weaponryAfter the breakdown in US-North Korean negotiations in Hanoi in February, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the…
People forced to watch mass gymnastics shows 
Date : December 8, 2019
N. Koreans forced to watch mass gymnastics showsStarting in early November, North Korean authorities made it mandatory for many North Koreans to attend three mass gymnast…
New “spectrum analyzer” may be a surveillance tool 
Date : December 3, 2019
N. Korea’s new “spectrum analyzer” may be a surveillance toolNorth Korea has allegedly developed its own version of what is called a “spectrum analyzer.” Daily NK so…
NK arrests suspects involved in information leak 
Date : December 3, 2019
N. Korea arrests suspects allegedly involved in information leakNorth Korean authorities were recently rocked by a leak that informed South Korean newspapers about a plan…
Solar panels are changing N. Korea’s traditional wedding gifts 
Date : November 27, 2019
Solar panels are changing N. Korea’s traditional wedding giftsNorth Koreans increasingly use solar energy powered household appliances in their homes. Presenting brides …
Amateur surgeons executed in Pyongyang 
Date : November 27, 2019
Amateur surgeons executed, woman murdered in PyongyangDaily NK sources recently reported that two amateur facial surgeons were executed by North Korean authorities for pe…
MPS officers extract bribes to fund their day of honor 
Date : November 20, 2019
MPS officers extract bribes to fund their day of honorMinistry of People’s Security (MPS) officers have doubled down on efforts to extract bribes from ordinary North Kor…
Lord Alton's Statement of Deportation two NK Escapees 
Date : November 11, 2019
The Lives of the Two North Korean Defectors Who Have Been Forcefully Repatriated from South Korea Must Be Protected        Dr. Yeosang Yoon (NKDB…
Largest fertilizer complex no longer operational 
Date : November 7, 2019
N. Korea’s largest fertilizer complex no longer operationalProduction at North Korea’s largest fertilizer plant, the Hungnam Fertilizer Complex, has halted and its work…
Equality gap persists in recreational facilities 
Date : November 7, 2019
Equality gap persists in North Korean recreational facilitiesRecreational facilities for officials at powerful institutions are better supplied than similar facilities fo…
 
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