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Surveillance camera and guard post on the Sino-North Korea border (January 2019)

Broken glass fragments scattered at base of chain-link fence on North Korean border to...

Broken glass fragments have been scattered at the bottom of the chain-link fence along the border with China to deter defections and smuggling activities,...
Taedong River in North Korea

North Koreans rely on Taedong River water instead of tap water due to poor...

Tap water has been cut off in some areas of South Pyongan Province recently and local residents are taking water out of an area...
Kim Jong Un in Samjiyon in October 2018

Potential Kim Jong Un visit to Samjiyon: Local residents clean up roads and railways

Preparations are underway for an apparent visit to Samjiyon County in Ryanggang Province by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. A source in Ryanggang Province...

North Korean woman pays hefty bribe to political police for early release

Despite harsher punishments for illegal border crossings and the use of smuggled phones, a North Korean woman has received relatively light punishment for such...
North Korean consulate in Dandong, China

North Korean diplomats undergo ideological examination after ambassador’s defection

The North Korean government has recalled diplomats and their families living abroad after it was reported that the acting North Korean ambassador in Italy,...
People's Committee elections in 2015

Elections for People’s Committees across North Korea scheduled for July

On the heels of elections to the country’s rubber-stamp parliament, North Korea’s provincial People’s Committees will see their own elections this July, sources inside...
Taxis in Pyongyang in August 2018

North Korea struggles to stem proliferation of unregistered taxis

In a bid to check the spread of unauthorized taxis in regional areas of North Korea, the government has ordered for stricter nationwide enforcement...

Farming official awaiting trial for stealing North Korean military grain

Following a poor harvest and dwindling grain supplies throughout the country, an agricultural official in North Hamgyong Province is awaiting trial for stealing more...

North Korea Market Prices Update: March 26, 2019

All prices shown in KPW and current as of March 26, 2019. Data: Daily NK
North Koreans checking the list of candidates for the 2019 Supreme People's Assembly election

Local Party secretary criticizes election officials for showing concern for elderly voters

A North Korean official criticized local election officials for allowing elderly voters to use a mobile voting booth at their place of residence during...

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