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April 25, 2019

North Korean government task force ramps up efforts to root out South Korean media...

North Korean authorities are focusing all of their efforts on ensuring people do not watch South Korean dramas or movies to the extent that...
North Korean soldiers smuggling on the border

Dog smuggling operation goes awry when North Korean border patrol agents step in

Members of the North Korean border patrol are being criticized for selling a dog confiscated from the dog’s owner to a Chinese smuggler, according...

North Korean authorities fail to combat fine dust

The Korean Peninsula is facing some of the worst quality air ever due to severe levels of fine dust. North Korea is also impacted...
Soldiers in Sinuiju

North Korean soldiers reprimanded for election day brawl

Several high-ranking soldiers received disciplinary action for engaging in a physical fight with civilians during North Korea's recent rubber-stamp parliament elections, local sources report. For...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un returns to Pyongyang following his summit with President Donald Trump in Hanoi, Vietnam

Residents in Ryanggang Province ordered to submit eggs following Hanoi Summit

Residents in some provincial provinces of North Korea are under orders to submit eggs in accordance with recent instructions following the 2nd US-North Korean...
Chongjin Bag Factory in North Korea

Smuggling of textiles and apparel across Sino-North Korea border continues

International sanctions currently in force prohibit the export of apparel manufactured in North Korea. However, recent reports suggest that clothes manufactured in North Korea’s...

The United States shouldn’t be distracted by North Korea’s latest weapons test

On April 18, North Korean media reported that on the previous day, Kim Jong Un observed the testing of a new “tactical guided weapon.”...
Statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang

Pyongyangites face one-hour-a-day electricity situation

Despite its priority status for electricity and supplies, residents in some parts of North Korea’s capital Pyongyang are facing severe electricity shortages recently and...
North Korean smugglers unloading goods in Dandong

China heightens vessel monitoring after Chinese and North Korean vessels collide

Two vessels from North Korea and China collided near the Sino-North Korean border, and several Chinese crew members are missing. Chinese authorities are strictly...
Mobile apps developed by Chosun Expo

North Korean web developers still in business in China despite lower numbers

North Korean web developers are earning foreign currency by creating web pages in China. While the number of web developers has fallen due to...

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