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October 20, 2019

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...

Does North Korea intend to denuclearize?

The South Korean government has consistently emphasized North Korea’s clear intent to denuclearize throughout the fast-moving string of summits this year. South Korean government...
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North Hamgyong Province intensifies inspections of USBs

Customs checkpoints in North Korea are intensifying inspections of handheld data storage devices such as USBs and at times preventing the devices from being...

North Korean soldiers working on farms ordered to maintain combat readiness

As tensions have risen on the Korean Peninsula due to North Korea’s recent missile launches, North Korean soldiers mobilized to work on farms near...

14 arrested in remittance sting operation

A large group of North Korean residents involved in money transfer operations between defectors in South Korea and their relatives is under police investigation...

Human rights advocate argues for refined approach in North Korea

In his keynote address, Group for the Future President Kim Young Hwan argued for the need to separate the North Korea human rights movement...

North Korea Market Prices Update: July 10, 2018

All prices shown in KPW and current as of July 10, 2018. Data: Daily NK
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Pyongyang’s rumor mill is worried about illicit Chinese soybean oil

A rumor has recently been spreading among Pyongyangites that soybean oil from China is really illicit (recycled) cooking oil, Daily NK sources reported last...
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North Korean soldiers plunder civilian farmland

North Koreans with private plots of farmland are facing increased instances of theft by soldiers charged with harvesting food for military bases, Daily NK...

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,...

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