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Prostitution, Drug Abuse Spread in NK 
Date : August 21, 2013
More North Korean women, including girls under 18, university students, and brides-to-be are turning to prostitution, which used to be limited to areas around military ba…
NSA’s Strong Restriction on “Defector’s Family” 
Date : August 20, 2013
The North Korean authorities recently issued a secret order to the National Security Agency which emphasizes severe punishment with a reinvestigation into a defector’s f…
North Korea Gets Serious Damage from Heavy Rain 
Date : August 20, 2013
While damage from flooding in the northern region of North Korea continues to be seen, the Samsoo, Kimjongsook, and Neppyong regions in Hyesan, Yangkang Province were als…
NK Actively Encouraging Production of Substitute Fertilizer 
Date : August 20, 2013
This year, North Korea is having agricultural difficulties, so the authorities are actively encouraging people to produce substitute fertilizer.  According to the No…
North Korea Controls Hairstyles 
Date : August 20, 2013
Recently, the North Korean authorities have been strictly controlling female students’ hairstyles.  As South Korean dramas flow into North Korea, an increasing numb…
NK Opened Inaccessible Areas for Tourism 
Date : August 19, 2013
The North Korean authorities are trying to overcome economic hardship by earning foreign currency through new tourism sites.  Radio Free Asia reported that the North…
NK Constructing Apartments for Scientists 
Date : August 19, 2013
Recently, Kim Jong Eun visited a construction site where apartments for scientists of Kim Il Sung University are being built.  The Chosun Central News Agency reporte…
NK Puts Great Effort into Nighttime Scenery of Pyongyang 
Date : August 19, 2013
In the midst of a great economic hardship, the North Korean authorities have put great emphasis in decorating the nighttime scenery in Pyongyang.  According to Yonha…
Kenneth Bae Hospitalized 
Date : August 14, 2013
Kenneth Bae, who is being detained in a North Korean reeducation camp, has recently been hospitalized.  Bae’s sister, Terry Jeong, said that she received the news f…
South Korean Milk Powder Circulating in Black Market in NK 
Date : August 14, 2013
South Korean milk powder, which the North Korean authorities keep for war reserve stocks, was recently distributed to soldiers. However, executive members of the army too…
Plastic Surgery Becomes Popular in NK 
Date : August 14, 2013
Restaurants in Pyongyang and foreign currency earning agencies have recently started recruiting young and pretty women to earn foreign currency.  According to Radio …
Ten Principles Have Revised 
Date : August 13, 2013
The North Korean authorities last week revised the “Ten Principles for the Establishment of the One-Ideology System”.  The change was made to the second principle,…
NK Young Agents for Hunting Defectors 
Date : August 13, 2013
North Korea has begun to bolster efforts to capture and repatriate defectors in northeastern China. The responsibility of tracking down defectors has recently been transf…
Flood Damage in Hyesan 
Date : August 13, 2013
Recent floods in North Korea have increased the level of turmoil for its citizens. In addition to lost possessions, several people have gone missing, including school chi…
Straight to Prison 
Date : August 12, 2013
As a matter of policy, North Korean refugees caught on the border or in China are returned to North Korea and directed to the nearest National Security Agency detention c…
 
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