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Detention facilities in Dandong are “full” of defectors

Detention facilities for North Korean defectors caught in China are reportedly at full capacity.  According to a source, arrests of North Korean defectors have...

N. Korea releases details about development of “real-time license plate recognition technology”

North Korean authorities claim to have used artificial intelligence (AI) to develop real-time license plate recognition technology. Given that the technology was developed to...
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Onsong County woman arrested for stealing grain

As North Korean food shortages continue to worsen, the Ministry of Social Security reportedly arrested an accountant employed at a farm in Onsong County,...
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N. Korea hands down order regarding issuance of trade certificates

North Korean authorities recently handed down an order regarding the issuance of waku (trade certificates) to each trade agency, suggesting that Sino-North Korean trade...

Majority of new houses in Pyongyang to be given to party cadres

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gave instructions this year for the construction of  riverside terraced houses in Potonggang District and asked that the...
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Husband and wife in Onsong County arrested for attempting to smuggle over ten tons...

The North Korean authorities recently arrested a married couple in Onsong County, North Hamgyong Province, after they attempted to smuggle over ten tons of...
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North Korean soldiers enforcing border blockade suffer from worsening food shortages

North Korean soldiers deployed to the Sino-North Korean border to enforce the COVID-19 "border blockade" are suffering from worsening food shortages with the arrival...
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Working and living conditions at the Bukchang prison camp are extremely poor

Amid reports that the North Korean authorities have mobilized prisoners at the Bukchang concentration camp in South Pyongan Province for coal mining, Daily NK...
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North Korea announces start of “special security week” three days before Kim Il Sung’s...

The North Korean authorities reportedly raised the level of security in the country by declaring the start of a “special security week” three days...
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State Security University students in Sino-N. Korean border region withdrawn

North Korean authorities recently withdrew State Security University (SSU) students dispatched to the China-North Korea border ahead of Kim Il Sung’s birthday on Apr....

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