32.5 C
Pyongyang
July 23, 2018

Workers at nuclear sites at risk of disease and death

Following a publicized incident in May where a North Korean journalist refused to drink stream water near the closed Punggye-ri nuclear site in Kilju,...

Kim Jong Un orders officials to learn from exemplary Sinuiju tree nursery

Since coming to power, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has emphasized the need to protect the country’s forests and conduct reforestation activities. During...

Security agencies tussle over power

The responsibility for investigating human trafficking cases has recently been transferred from the North Korean Ministry of State Security (MSS, which monitors ideological trends...
video

Declaring the formal end to the Korean War should be linked with the denuclearization...

Editor’s Note: Thae Yong Ho was serving as North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom when he chose to defect with his family...

Defector group shouldn’t be forced to make a cruel choice

There has been a lot of talk recently about the defection of a group of female North Korean restaurant workers in China. Suspicions were...

[Photo] North Korean political lecture content calls South Korea a ‘living human hell’

The North Korean authorities have portrayed South Korea as crime-ridden, and emphasized the superiority of the socialist system in lectures for residents living near...

North Korea Market Prices Update: July 17, 2018

All prices shown in KPW and current as of July 17, 2018. Data: Daily NK

Number of North Korean shipwrecks shot up in 2017

Last year alone, 104 abandoned wooden ships thought to be from North Korea and other regions around the Korean Peninsula were discovered in the...

Matchmakers help North Korean elite say “I do” to the rich

Marriage brokers can be found in many countries of the world and act as professional matchmakers who facilitate the introduction of suitable partners and...

Criteria for elites in North Korea is changing, as even farming communities have electric...

As the number of North Korean households using solar panels to generate electricity increases, there is a growing number of electrical household appliances being...

Recent Articles