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Ideological investigation into United Front Department 
Date : May 7, 2019
Kim Jong Un orders ideological investigation into United Front DepartmentNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered the Organization and Guidance Department (OGD) t…
Solar-powered mini-TVs to watch South Korean dramas 
Date : May 7, 2019
North Koreans use solar-powered mini-TVs to watch South Korean dramasThe North Korean authorities are focused on preventing the spread of foreign media throughout the cou…
Crackdown on superstitious behavior leads to life sentence 
Date : May 7, 2019
Crackdown on superstitious behavior leads to life sentence for unlucky fortune teller in North KoreaFollowing reports of a public execution of a fortune teller in Decembe…
Local factories face closure amidst theft epidemic 
Date : April 30, 2019
Local factories in North Korea face closure amidst theft epidemicFactories in South Pyongan Province are facing operational issues and have reportedly requested financial…
Crackdown on superstitious behavior leads to life sentence 
Date : April 30, 2019
Crackdown on superstitious behavior leads to life sentence for unlucky fortune teller in North KoreaFollowing reports of a public execution of a fortune teller in Decembe…
Pyongyang’s economy faces possible stagnation 
Date : April 30, 2019
Pyongyang’s economy faces possible stagnationNorth Korean sources are reporting that there has been a drastic reduction in the number of merchants and items available fo…
Rise in TB patients 
Date : April 30, 2019
Rise in tuberculosis patients in South Pyongan ProvinceThere has been a drastic rise in tuberculosis (TB) patients in some areas of North Korea. The country’s medical in…
Students at University frustrated about their futures 
Date : April 29, 2019
Students at University of Coal Mining in Pyongsong frustrated about their futuresOne area impacted by continuing international sanctions on North Korea has been the count…
Pyongyang’s economy faces possible stagnation 
Date : April 29, 2019
Pyongyang’s economy faces possible stagnationNorth Korean sources are reporting that there has been a drastic reduction in the number of merchants and items available fo…
NK fans of “1 Day, 2 Nights” concerned about future of the show 
Date : April 29, 2019
North Korean fans of “1 Day, 2 Nights” concerned about future of the showNorth Koreans are expressing disappointment as no new episodes of KBS’s “Happy Sunday: 1 Nigh…
Efforts to root out South Korean media content 
Date : April 25, 2019
North Korean government task force ramps up efforts to root out South Korean media contentNorth Korean authorities are focusing all of their efforts on ensuring people do…
Group of women face public trial for stealing manure 
Date : April 25, 2019
Group of women face public trial for stealing massive amounts of manure and selling to marketsAmidst reports that North Korean workers in financial jeopardy are stealing …
Dolgyeokdae workers face horrific conditions at Samjiyon 
Date : April 23, 2019
North Korean shock brigade workers face horrific conditions at Samjiyon siteNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited the Samjiyon construction site earlier this month in h…
NK police officer beats factory worker stealing manure 
Date : April 23, 2019
North Korean police officer beats factory worker stealing manureAmidst reports of factory robberies in some areas of North Korea due to the country’s economic difficulti…
Ideological examination after ambassador’s defection 
Date : March 29, 2019
North Korean diplomats undergo ideological examination after ambassador’s defectionThe North Korean government has recalled diplomats and their families living abroad af…
 
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