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January 23, 2019

Inmate executed for murdering guard at Jongori Correctional Labor Camp

An inmate at Hoeryong Jongori Correctional Labor camp was reportedly executed by firing squad for murdering a prison guard. “An inmate was executed by firing...

North Koreans enjoy black bean noodles at work and play

Black bean noodle (jjajangmyeon) is one of South Korea’s most famous fast foods. The dish is especially popular amongst children, with families often heading...

Smuggling in Sino-North Korean border region spikes following Kim Jong Un’s China visit

Smuggling in the Sino-North Korean border region has peaked following Kim Jong Un’s fourth visit (Jan. 7-10) to China in the past year. The...

Kim Jong Suk’s relatives living together in remote location of North Korea

The relatives of Kim Il Sung’s first wife Kim Jong Suk are living in a small village some distance away from Chongjin in North...

Factories purchase farm equipment to help fulfill New Year’s Address goals

North Korea’s major factories and enterprises are actively providing agricultural supplies as part of efforts to fulfill the pledges made in Kim Jong Un’s...

Many North Koreans react negatively to state lectures

The North Korean authorities have been delivering propaganda focusing on Kim Jong Un’s achievements, self-sufficiency, and “the need to work with all one’s might...

Kim family idolization continues in Sinuiju construction projects

A hotel in Kangmun District that has been observed under construction from Dandong, Liaoning Province, appears likely to be part of Kim Jong Un’s...

North Korea’s population mobilized for manure collection

The North Korean authorities have launched a new “battle” to support the aims of Kim Jong Un’s New Year’s Address, and are moving to...

Musan Mine iron ore smuggled into China through Hoeryong

  Musan Mine’s production of iron ore had come close to a total standstill due to international sanctions, but following a slight uptick in late...

12th Military Corps in Ryanggang Province earns “army of beggars” label among locals

Residents of Hyesan are reportedly referring to the 12th Military Corps based in the city with disparaging labels including an “army of beggars” and...

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