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June 27, 2019

“Inspecting Markets, the Hotbeds for Anti-Socialist Activity”

North Korean authorities have recently tightened regulations in markets as a warning against private economics, according to inside sources. The regulation of...

Civilians along the North Korea-Chinese Border Prefer Small TVs

Recent demand for small-sized TVs has been rapidly increasing in North Korea’s border regions, resulting in a huge price increases. According to...

North Korea authorities “Stop Operating Chinese Motorcycles for Commercial Use”

North Korean authorities recently started regulating motorcycle operation in order to control private market. Motorcycle is most preferred means of transportation especially for North...

North Korea Shuts Down Most of Its Complex Microbial Fertilizer Factories

A source inside North Korea reports that most of the country’s complex microbial fertilizer factories built during the mass starvation period in 1990s for...

“How Can I Betray Our Republic?”

55-year old Ko Yun Suk (pseudonym), a citizen of Pyongyang who is staying in Yanji, China visiting his relatives said to a DailyNK reporter...

“No More Old-fashioned Chinese Stuff. We like South Korean Culture”

A source inside North Korea reported on November 5th that the North Korean Ministry of Education recently directed every school to stress the importance...

Regulation of South Korean Dramas Increasingly Difficult

An inside source said that North Korean citizens have been taking advantage of DVD players that are legally sold in North Korea as a...

The Number of Children Who Drop out of School Increasing Due to Hardships

In North Korea, where free education has been strongly proposed, the number of students dropping out of school due to economic hardship has been...

“It Costs about $300 for a Visa to China”

Forty-year old Park Sung Jin (pseudonym), a clothes merchant from Chongjin, recently traveled to Tumun in Jilin Province, China under the pretext of visiting...

South Korean Dramas Are All the Rage among North Korean People

Despite the North Korean authorities’ strict control, foreign films and South Korean drama Video Compact Disks (VCDs) circulating around North Korea reportedly amount to...

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