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November 17, 2019

Defector with Lou Gehrig’s Disease finds tranquility in South Korea

“I have shooting pain in my neck, arms, and legs - as if I’m being electrocuted. The pain can become excruciating. My fingers are...

Kim returns from China with new instructions for local Party leaders

After returning from his visit to China (June 19-20), North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un summoned all provincial managers in the country to the...

Samjiyon railway finally complete

Major construction efforts on the railroad from Hyesan to Samjiyon, Ryanggang Province, began in 2015. Recent reports suggest that project has now been completed,...

Why is North Korea setting up guard houses at orphanages?

Unification Media Group (UMG): It’s time for another weekly update and we’re back with Kang Mi Jin to hear about the newest social and...

North Korea Market Prices Update: June 26, 2018

All prices shown in KPW and current as of June 26, 2018. Data: Daily NK

State security agents weary of surveillance duties and lack of prospects

As the North Korean regime tightens its control over the population, there has reportedly been a gradual rise in discontent among Ministry of State...

Fear politics spreads with rumors of strengthening electronic surveillance

Agents from North Korea’s Ministry of State Security are releasing false information relating to the “strengthening of electronic surveillance equipment,” report sources in North...

North Koreans forcibly mobilized for dangerous state construction projects

Most employees at state-run companies in the mid-1990s were only laborers in name; they were technically unemployed because the state was not providing them...

North Korea executes army lieutenant general

Sources have reported that a ranking officer of the Korean People’s Army in Pyongyang was recently executed by firing squad on charges of abusing...

[Photos] North Korean authorities improve treatment of laborers at Wonsan-Kalma

The North Korean authorities have reportedly been improving the conditions for storm troops mobilized at the Wonsan-Kalma Shore Tourist Zone construction project by providing...

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