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August 18, 2019

Golden Buddha Stolen From Haeju Museum, North Korea

On the 11th, robbers raided the Haeju Historical Museum in Haejoo, North Hwanghae, stealing golden statues of Buddha and ancient Korean pottery worth a...

Distributions Increased in South Hamkyung To Boost Birthrate

North Korean authorities have been scrutinizing over the decreasing number of birthrates by young couples and as a result have proposed to increase the...

“Drugs Stashed Away at a Foreigners Casino in Yangkang Hotel”

Drug dealings have been occurring frequently amongst North Korea’s wealthy class which has led to an increase in people “taking medicine” an inside source...

All Japanese Goods to be removed from North Korea in 3 Years

North Korean high authority has issued domestic instructions to “remove all Japanese products from Pyongyang and every other city within 3 years.” A source...

”Two North Koreans in their 30s stab Security Officer and escape armed.”

Two young adults in their 30s, who harbored resentment against North Korea’s power organs, stabbed a Social Safety officer (police) with a deadly weapon...

A Packet of “Seven” Cigarettes Costing 11,000 Won

Following Japan’s economic sanctions, North Koreans are finding it to difficult to splash out on luxury goods, an inside source informed on the 17th....

North Korea Authorities, “Take Care of Kim Il Sung Birthday Presents to Citizens on...

The North Korean authorities ordered that the holiday gifts given to North Korean citizens for 4.15 Kim Il Sung’s birthday, Sun Day, be distributed...

Cash Bribes for North Korean Authorities By Chinese Merchants

In commemoration of the anniversary of Kim Il Song’s 95th birthday (Apr. 15), North Korea has been preparing various spring festivities including the “Arirang”...

Festive Mood in Pyongyang as Kim Il Sung’s Birthday Approaches

There are big three holidays falling in April at the same time: the 95th Kim Il Sung’s birthday (Apr. 15), the 75th foundation anniversary...

Hoiryeong Market Price of Rice Wanes from 1000 to 800 North Korean Won

At the end of March, the price of North Korean rice in Hoiryeong City’s jangmadang (market) fell to 820 won per 1kg, around 200...

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