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December 3, 2020

Analysis & Opinion

The latest analysis and opinion on North Korea by Daily NK staff and contributors.

Hoiryeong Incident: Next Phase of Regime Collapse?

The Daily NK reported, quoting North Korean informers, that a platoon of border guards in Hoiryeong district committed a mass defection. The border guards...

Jang Sung Taek’s Daughter Killed Herself…Birth Kills People

Jang Keum Song, the only daughter of Jang Sung Taek (the First Vice Director in Organization & the Capital Development Department of the Korean...

Pyongyang residents without access to heating

The North Korean capital of Pyongyang is known for its comparatively better standards of living and access to amenities than the rest of the...

North Korean Submarine Helmsman Breaks 14-Year Silence

Lee Kwang Soo is now 46. He is also the sole captured crew member from a Sango class submarine which ran aground on a...

Controlling Internet Café in North Korea

Pictures of the “Information Technology Store,” also known as “internet café” in other parts of the world and the “study guide” used by the...

The Meaning of Kim’s Midnight Pow-Wow

According to Chosun Central News Agency (KCNA), at 12:30AM on the 29th Kim Jong Eun convened an “urgent operations meeting on the duty of...

South Korea must factor into US-China cooperation on North Korea

Following the recent US-China summit, China has taken unexpected measures against North Korea, including returning North Korean coal, canceling flights to Pyongyang, and suspending...

More sanctions will only hurt the North Korean people

Having pushed forward with its fourth nuclear test, if North Korea faces greater pressure and financial sanctions from the international community, it may lead to undesired...

North Korean agents conduct illegal activities both abroad and at home

As details of Kim Jong Nam's murder came to light, almost universal criticisms of the North Korean regime emerged from the international community. However,...

Soviet Officer Reveals Secrets of Mangyongdae

Biographies of Kim Il Sung usually start with the same phrase; “Kim Il Sung was born in the small village of Mangyongdae in 1912.”...

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