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February 19, 2019

Flooding in Kangwon Province following Typhoon Soulik

Despite diminishing in strength prior to making landfall in North Korea, Typhoon Soulik’s heavy rain and winds caused significant flooding in North Korea’s eastern...

SD cards and USBs completely replace discs for contraband media consumption in North Korea

USBs and SD cards have replaced the use of CDs in becoming the primary data storage devices favored by North Koreans wanting to share...

Lecturers in North Korea’s inner provinces instruct attendees to halt criticism of President Moon

The North Korean authorities have instructed officials conducting lectures for North Koreans living far from the border regions to “cease any criticism of South...

[Photos] Vehicle increase spurs harsher North Korean traffic laws

North Korea’s traffic authorities are reportedly cracking down on traffic violations in an effort to improve road safety as the number of vehicles plying...

North Korea braces for Typhoon Soulik

As the monsoon season’s 19th typhoon Soulik bears down on the Korean Peninsula, the South Korean government said Thursday that it has been preparing...

North Korea aims to expand tobacco production facility and foreign currency earnings

The April 25 Tobacco Factory (also referred to as Changpyong Farm) in Onsong County, North Hamgyong Province, has tabled plans to increase production by...

North Korea Market Prices Update: August 21, 2018

All prices shown in KPW and current as of August 21, 2018. Data: Daily NK  

North Korea rolls out ‘elite’ medical care for family reunion participants

The North Korean authorities have shown special interest in the health of its participants in the separated family reunions taking place through August 26...

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...

North Korea avoids customs duties through state-sponsored smuggling

State-sponsored smuggling remains prevalent in the border regions as the authorities look to secure much-needed foreign currency. The country remains under international sanctions imposed...

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