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October 20, 2019

North Korean health foods to fight those stubborn winter colds

It's time for another episode of the weekly series Market Trends, where we look at the latest developments in North Korea's economy. On this...

Forced mobilization of North Korean residents continues at Samjiyon project site

Daily NK sources have again reported that the North Korean authorities are forcibly mobilizing residents to work at the Samjiyon modernization project, despite the...

Workers’ Monthly Wages Adjusted to 400 Won

Changchun, China -- At recent two-day lectures (December 8th-9th) for political cadres and accounting clerks of factories and enterprises in Yangkang Province entitled, “Regarding...

Is it Jong Nam?

Network for North Korean Democracy and Human Rights (NKnet) has heard that a rumor whereby Kim Jong Nam has been designated as the heir...

Firms Winning NK Internet Concession

The North Korean authorities have started granting full Internet access to representatives of companies visiting the country for investment meetings and seminars, sources from...

Rebuilding the Patronage

"If they do not follow the emerging power, even traders will be ruined." Kang, a trader residing in Beijing and operating within the patronage of...

Mothers Work, Child Care Industry Booms

Following the trend in South Korea and elsewhere, where a rising number of working parents has led to a boom in the childcare industry, day...

Rocky Yes, Juche Wind No

The Ministry of People’s Safety has been ordered to crack down on more than 500 popular songs that either have South Korean melodies with...

North Koreans flock to markets for spring full moon holiday

Shoppers and merchants in North Korea are hitting the markets in large numbers this week in celebration of the March 2 "Daeboreum" holiday marking...

1 Platoon of Border Guards Escape North Korea

Recently, a platoon of border guards from the district of Hoiryeong escaped to China to avoid the arrest of inspection agency, an inside North...

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