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Consolidation of Power over the Military Continues 
Date : November 21, 2012
Kim Jong Eun is continuing the movement to consolidate his power over the military. The Chosun Ilbo has reported that the South Korean intelligence services have learned …
Cell Phone Users in North Korea have topped 1,500,000 
Date : November 20, 2012
According to the Chosun Ilbo, the number of cell phone users in North Korea has topped 1,500,000, and North Korea’s mobile carrier, Egypt's Orascom, received a 3-year ex…
North Korea Constructing Greenhouses and Livestock Facilities 
Date : November 20, 2012
According to the Chosun Ilbo, the North Korean media recently started expounding the virtues of the North's construction of new greenhouses for vegetables and facilities …
Idolization of Kim Jong Eun is Beginning 
Date : November 19, 2012
According to Yonhap News and other North Korea focused media sources, it seems that the North Korean regime recently begun the process of the idolization of Kim Jong Eun.…
North Korea's 'Sunrise Restaurant,' Whom is it for? 
Date : November 19, 2012
According to the Daily NK, the North Korean regime is using visits to the recently opened 'Sunrise Restaurant' and 'Mansukyo Soft Drink Shop' for propaganda purposes. How…
NK Regime’s Control of Verbal Grievances, Citizens’ Cold Response 
Date : November 14, 2012
  The North Korean regime has recently taken steps to strengthen the surveillance and control of North Korea people’s in an attempt to counteract verbal complaints…
Secret Executions with Blunt Weapons 
Date : November 12, 2012
Last Thursday, the Daily NK reported that the North Korean regime is widely enforcing a 'beating to death with a blunt weapon' policy.  Through defectors' testimonie…
Second Resettlement Center to Open 
Date : November 12, 2012
Hwacheon in Gangwon Province is to be the location of a second resettlement center for North Korean defectors the South Korean government announced last Thursday. The cen…
Defense Security Command Targeting Illicit Border Activities 
Date : November 12, 2012
Inspections of the border guard units along the Chinese border by the Defense Security Command are underway in an attempt to crackdown on guards that assist in illicit ac…
Child Beggars Sometimes not Orphans 
Date : November 12, 2012
Last Friday, a North Korea focused newspaper, New Focus, stated that kkotjaebi [child beggars] before were mostly orphans, but these days, there are many kkotjaebi who ha…
Defector Couple Return to North Korea 
Date : November 9, 2012
  The North Korea's Korean Central News Agency said on Thursday that Kim Kwang-hyok, who escaped from North Korea and went to South Korea in 2008, returned to North…
How do North Koreans Cope With a Food Shortage? 
Date : November 8, 2012
  On the 8th, Radio Free Asia reported that, through a World Food Program's survey,  many North Korean people are dealing with a food shortage by replacing the…
Repatriation of Legal Visitors Overstaying in China 
Date : November 7, 2012
North Koreans overstaying their legal visas in China are in danger of being arrested by North Korean authorities in China as the regime attempts to crack down on those th…
Families of Abductees to Call for Repatriation 
Date : November 6, 2012
A representative of families of 11 South Korean citizens abducted in 1969 by North Korea announced on Monday that the families would visit Geneva to meet North Korea's Pe…
Lack of Clean Water Access in North Korea 
Date : November 6, 2012
Many North Koreans lack access to working water supplies a report released on Monday has found. UNICEF's report, compiled with help from the regime's Ministry of City Man…
 
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