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N. Korea presses for unrealistic increases in farm production 
Date : January 30, 2020
N. Korea presses for unrealistic increases in farm productionAmid North Korea’s calls for increased food production following the designation of agriculture as the “maj…
North Korea is dispatching workers back to China 
Date : January 30, 2020
North Korea is dispatching workers back to ChinaMany North Koreans working in China returned to their country at the end of last year in accordance with a UN-mandated rep…
NK quarantines suspected coronavirus cases in Sinuiju 
Date : January 28, 2020
N. Korea quarantines suspected coronavirus cases in SinuijuFollowing the broadcast of a North Korean health ministry official discussing the symptoms of the Wuhan coronav…
NK military cracks down on “anti-socialist” activity 
Date : January 21, 2020
N. Korea’s military cracks down on “anti-socialist” activityThe North Korean military’s internal politburo, the General Political Bureau (GPB), launched a campaign on…
Pyongyang boosts electricity fees 
Date : January 20, 2020
Pyongyang boosts state collection of electricity feesNorth Korean authorities recently implemented an experimental measure in Pyongyang aimed at increasing the state’s c…
Factories still suffering from low production 
Date : January 20, 2020
N. Korean factories still suffering from low productionNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un emphasized increased productivity and a “frontal breakthrough” for the economy du…
Kim Jong Un urges wartime readiness after Soleimani killing 
Date : January 17, 2020
Kim Jong Un urges wartime readiness after Soleimani killingNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged his military to adopt a stance of “wartime readiness” on Jan. 4, follow…
S. Pyongan Province slaps fines on “illegal” small businesses 
Date : January 17, 2020
S. Pyongan Province slaps fines on “illegal” small businessesNorth Korean authorities in South Pyongan Province have recently begun levying fines on small businesses th…
NK tackles corruption involving “experimental fields” 
Date : January 16, 2020
N. Korea tackles corruption involving “experimental fields”North Korean authorities recently instructed farm and agricultural management committees across the country t…
China is tightening control over NK migrants 
Date : January 15, 2020
China is tightening control over N. Korean female migrantsChinese authorities have ordered local security forces in areas bordering North Korea to standardize the investi…
18 NK attempt mass defection on New Year’s Day 
Date : January 14, 2020
18 N. Koreans attempt mass defection on New Year’s DayDaily NK sources reported on Jan. 7 that 18 North Koreans were arrested and are currently under investigation for a…
NK criticize government calls for self-reliance 
Date : January 14, 2020
N. Koreans criticize government calls for “self-reliance”Many North Koreans are criticizing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s calls for “self-reliance” at a recent C…
Alleged leaker of Kim's whereabouts executed 
Date : January 14, 2020
Alleged leaker of Kim Jong Un’s whereabouts executedAn alleged leaker of information about Kim Jong Un’s visit to Samjiyon last October was executed in Pyongyang in lat…
Hyesan’s MSS director still in office despite security leak 
Date : January 10, 2020
Hyesan’s MSS director still in office despite security leakThe director of Hyesan’s Ministry of State Security (MSS) office is still wielding authority despite speculat…
Kim Yo Jong continues to expand authority over military affairs 
Date : January 10, 2020
Kim Yo Jong continues to expand authority over military affairsKim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, reportedly gave orders to the entire No…
 
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