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September 23, 2018

Regional differences highlight mixed views on inter-Korean summit

With the third inter-Korean summit taking place, regional attitudes are revealing differences in opinions among North Koreans regarding what will be discussed by the...

Sanctions on coal exports lead to improvements in electricity supply

All exports of minerals from North Korea, including coal, have been banned under UN sanctions. This has consequently led to more coal within the...

Mother and triplets kicked out of maternity hospital in Pyongyang

A woman who gave birth to triplets, an occurrence that typically leads to interest from the state and special benefits, was forcibly removed from...
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The pitfalls of economic cooperation without 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...

North Korea at 70: How it survived and will endure

On September 9, 1948, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) was declared in northern Korea. This happened less than a month after South...

Residents in Japanese coastal city recall encounter with abandoned North Korean fishing vessel

Residents of Tsuruoka, Japan, clearly recall the day last December when an abandoned wooden vessel that seemed to have drifted down from North Korea...
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Against the budget reduction of the North Korean Human Rights Foundation

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...

North Korea Market Prices Update: September 4, 2018

All prices shown in KPW and current as of September 4, 2018. Data: Daily NK

Suspected North Korean hackers attempt to hack Unification Media Group

Suspected North Korean hackers have launched a phishing operation targeting North Korean human rights organizations and activists. Emails have been fabricated to appear as...

Public-private partnership implements new elite train service

A North Korean “affluent train” is being operated for use by the country’s elite, including donju (the nouveau riche) and senior government officials. A...

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