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December 13, 2019

North Korea emphasizes Kim Jong Un’s key role in inter-Korean family reunions and signals...

Sources in the country report that the North Korean authorities are domestically portraying the inter-Korean agreement to hold family reunions as solely the achievement...

Systemic reforms should take priority over resource development in North Korea

There have been recent claims that the advantageous geopolitical location and abundant natural resources of North Korea offer favorable conditions for economic development. However, the...

Empty high-rise apartments litter central Pyongyang, high prices deter would-be buyers

Empty apartments are becoming an increasingly common feature of central Pyongyang, as inside sources report that city residents are losing interest in purchasing apartments...

Hackers use Korea’s divided family reunion plans to mount ‘spear-phishing’ attack

As the two Koreas move forward with preparations to hold family reunions in August, there has been a spate of email phishing attacks on...

Why are some North Korean families telling their relatives in China not to go...

Some North Koreans are reportedly calling family members who have defected to China, asking them to reconsider their plans to enter South Korea, according...

10 days of ideological education for family reunion attendees

The North Korean regime has ordered that those with “ideological issues” are to be removed from the list of family reunion applicants and that...

North Korean art dealing proves lucrative for traders

The sale of works by renowned North Korean artists is emerging as an increasingly popular method of earning foreign currency in North Korea. “Dandong’s China-North...

Rations restart for some military families in North Korea

Following a whirlwind of summits in its efforts to engage the international community, North Korea has restarted the distribution of rations to some military...

North Korea Market Prices Update: July 3, 2018

All prices shown in KPW and current as of July 3, 2018. Data: Daily NK

[Photo] Experimental solar panel village hints at North Korea’s electric future

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

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