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Kaesong Closure Leading to Hardship 
Date : April 20, 2013
According to Radio Free Asia, North Korean people are paying close attention to the closure of Kaesong Industrial Region because it influences the availability of produc…
No Distributions for Kim Il Sung's Birthday 
Date : April 18, 2013
The 'Day of the Sun' is the formal name for the April 15th commemoration of Kim Il Sung's birth. This year, however, the day was not very bright, as there was no spec…
Release of Camp Prisoners 
Date : April 17, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported that the North Korean regime released many prisoners from labor training camps for Kim Il Sung’s 101st birthday.According to a source in N…
War Exercises Increasing People’s Hardships 
Date : April 17, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported that the North Korean authorities’ ongoing threat of war is making people’s lives harder.Because of the war atmosphere, the value of a dol…
Regime Tracking Cars Down 
Date : April 17, 2013
According to Radio Free Asia, the North Korean authorities are attempting to track people’s ownership of cars.While the war atmosphere is rising in North Korea, the re…
Food Insecurity being felt in Farming Regions 
Date : April 14, 2013
The past year and a half has seen farming regions in North Korea suffering from food insecurity, the Daily NK reports. This food insecurity is causing deaths and ill-heal…
Regime Clamping Down on Foreign Media 
Date : April 14, 2013
The regime is targeting USBs in order to clamp down on foreign media ownership, according to the Daily NK.USBs are used often to pass information around. In particular, m…
Rations to be Normalized from September 
Date : April 14, 2013
The regime has announced that state-distributed rations are to be normalized from September, according to the Daily NK. The reports, however, have been met by doubts from…
More "Dirty Work" for North Koreans 
Date : April 10, 2013
North Koreans are being forced to make fertilizer for the regime, according to an article by The Chosun Ilbo.   North Korea is in dire need of fertilizer to grow i…
Soldier's Strong Reaction to Starvation 
Date : April 8, 2013
According to the Daily NK, five soldiers with the Musan County Border Guards were recently killed in a shooting incident near the border.Having received a very meager qua…
China is no Friend to Fleeing North Koreans 
Date : April 8, 2013
With tensions mounting on the Korean peninsula, large numbers of North Koreans are again trying to flee their country, according to a recent news article by The Examiner.…
3G Service for Tourists Discontinued 
Date : April 1, 2013
The mobile internet service being offered to foreign tourists barely lasted more than a month, according to the Daily NK.Koyrolink, the North Korean-Egyptian communi…
Use of Foreign Currency Increasing 
Date : March 28, 2013
Sources inside North Korea have revealed that foreign currency usage is increasing in the country, Radio Free Asia reports.   According to the report, citizens are…
Orders for University Admissions Reform 
Date : March 26, 2013
In an effort to seemingly expand the scope of those entering a university in North Korea, Kim Jong Eun has ordered that fewer children of party members be admitted. &nbs…
12 Soldiers Attempt to Flee 
Date : March 26, 2013
12 soldiers attempted to leave North Korea earlier this month. They were caught by Chinese security forces and they were then repatriated. The soldiers attempted to defe…
 
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