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KJU orders Sinuiju project completion by 2022 
Date : December 20, 2018
Kim Jong Un orders Sinuiju development project completion by 2022North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced during a visit to Sinuiju last month that the city’s moderniza…
Pyongyang still relies on ‘forced labor’ brigades. 
Date : December 20, 2018
South Korea envisions a building boom in the North. But Pyongyang still relies on ‘forced labor’ brigades.By Simon Denyer andSEOUL — When Lee Oui-ryok was accepte…
Train derails in NK days after KTX accident in the South 
Date : December 19, 2018
Train derails in North Korea days after KTX accident in the SouthSources in North Korea have reported that a train has derailed in North Hamgyong Province. The incident c…
Fortune teller executed by firing squad in NK 
Date : December 19, 2018
Fortune teller executed by firing squad in North KoreaThe North Korean authorities have recently focused on cracking down on “acts of superstition” leading to the execu…
3 NK apprehended en route to work in China 
Date : December 17, 2018
Three North Korean women apprehended en route to work in ChinaFollowing the apprehension of three North Korean women trying to cross over to China, the Kimjongsuk County …
$2M on surveillance and wiretapping equipment 
Date : December 11, 2018
North Korea spent $2M on surveillance and wiretapping equipment in MayThe North Korean regime imported a large shipment of mobile phone wiretapping devices from China in …
Reinforced joint inspection team to border region 
Date : December 11, 2018
Kim Jong Un orders deployment of joint inspection team to border regionNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dispatched a joint inspection team to the Sino-North Korean bor…
North Korean defectors in China repatriated 
Date : December 2, 2018
Several North Korean defectors have recently been arrested in Dandong, China, by Chinese police and repatriated back to North Korea, according to sources close to the mat…
North Koreans face bitter cold with firewood ban 
Date : December 2, 2018
The North Korean regime is cracking down on the use of firewood in conjunction with ongoing reforestation efforts. Although there is high demand for firewood in the marke…
Malnourishment rife in many North Korea’s orphanages 
Date : December 2, 2018
Despite Kim Jong Un’s proclaimed “love for children” and efforts by the government to expand and reform the country’s child care facilities, there are still children …
Increasing risk for traders making phones calls to China 
Date : December 2, 2018
The North Korean authorities have installed additional mobile phone surveillance stations along the Sino-North Korean border to track calls between North Koreans and cros…
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…
 
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