It's time for "Market Trends," which brings you weekly updates on the North Korean economy; in particular the jangmadang [markets, official or otherwise]..
North Korean laborers working at an apartment construction site in the Ussuriisk region north of Vladivostok, Russia. At Russian worksites, North Korean laborers are regul..
On June 17, Hwang In Cheol (47, second from the right), president of the “1969 KAL Kidnapping Victims’ Family Association, appeals for the return of his kidnapped father,&nb..
It’s time for another round of our weekly “Market Trends,”
which provides us with an opportunity to explore economic developments in
detail. The boiling hot summer months..
It’s time for another round of our weekly “Market Trends”,
which examines North Korea’s economic situation. Worries that the recent UN
sanctions against North Korea will..
9th, the seventh Workers' Party Congress in North Korean history came to a
close. Following the event, multiple publications on the topic have shown up in
This is NK Market Trends, bringing you weekly updates on
the North Korean economy. This is our third installment on the pork industry in
the North, with reporter Seol..
North Korea’s first Party Congress in 36
years drew to a close on May 9. On that day, the Party-run publication Rodong
Sinmun was filled with coverage about the conference...
Water levels in
the Gunnam Dam on the Imjin River in Yeoncheon-gun, Gyeonggi Province rose suddenly on May 16 and continued until dawn of the next day. South Korean offi..
The first repatriation ship bound for North Korea leaves port amid fanfare in December 1959. A film produced by the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chon..