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North Korea Rescinds U.S. Envoy Invitation 
Date : September 3, 2013
The North Korean government has rescinded its offer for U.S. envoy Robert King to visit the country to negotiate the release of Kenneth Bae. Robert King was planning to t…
North Korea Concentrates on Earning Foreign Currency 
Date : September 2, 2013
It has been reported that the North Korean authorities are concentrating on earning foreign currency.  Through a recent talk with South Korea, North Korean authoriti…
NK Self-Defense Guards are being Strengthened 
Date : September 2, 2013
The North Korean authorities recently inspected the conditions of the people’s self-defense guard and are making efforts to strengthen it.  On the 26th of August, a…
Kenneth Bae's Release is Expected 
Date : August 29, 2013
On Friday, the US special envoy for North Korean human rights will visit North Korea to negotiate the release of Kenneth Bae, an American travel agent who has been detain…
People Paying Money for Reparing Sidewalks 
Date : August 29, 2013
The Daily NK reports that the authorities in Yangkang Province have ordered local People’s Units to repair damaged sidewalks in their area. In the past, the state took t…
Women are Mobilized in Bluberry Picking 
Date : August 29, 2013
In an effort to raise funds to beautify Yangkang Province, described as the home of Kim Jong Il, women have been mobilized to pick blueberries. Open dissatisfaction has b…
Border Guards Break Promise of Helping Defection 
Date : August 29, 2013
There have been a number of recent cases of North Korean border guards double-crossing attempting defectors and smugglers. A source from inside North Korea tells Daily NK…
Closure of Two Prison Camps in NK 
Date : August 28, 2013
A new report has been released by the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) confirming the closure of two North Korean prison camps. The report builds on the 2…
Diarrhea in North Korea Increased by 30 Times 
Date : August 28, 2013
UN revealed that the number of North Korean people having diarrhea has increased by 30 times in the flooded areas and that waterborne diseases are spreading. Especially, …
NK New Actor Was Sent to Coal Mine 
Date : August 28, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported that a new North Korean actor has been sent to a coal mine because his wife wore a South Korean styled wedding dress at their wedding ceremony. &…
Imitation Wave in North Korea 
Date : August 28, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported that imitation products are recently increasing in North Korea as individual manual industry is developing.  According to Radio Free Asia, i…
‘Korean Wave’ Even Influenced Safety Agency 
Date : August 26, 2013
Recently, the North Korean authorities have been cracking down on the spread of the Korean Wave.  The North Korean authorities’ recent crackdown on the Korean Wave …
COI Public Hearing Got Defectors’ Testimonies 
Date : August 26, 2013
At the third UN COI Public Hearing on the 22nd, defectors gave testimonies about the North Korean authorities’ violation of children and disabled people’s rights, viola…
New North Korean Actress Disappeared 
Date : August 21, 2013
A new North Korean actress, Park Mi Hyang, who was once very popular in North Korea, has been disappeared because of her relative’s actions, Radio Free Asia reported. &n…
Drugs as Dessert? 
Date : August 21, 2013
An increasing number of drug addicts in the North Korea-China border regions shows that drug use is spreading in North Korea. According to the German daily newspaper…
 
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