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November 12, 2019

Pyongsong residence permits sell for 1,500 USD in North Korea

    One of the most significant barriers that separates the urban and rural areas in North Korea is the resident registration system. Every household in...

Corruption blamed for poor quality of snacks distributed to children for leader’s birthday

Various snacks manufactured by factories in Pyongyang, which are generally considered to be of better quality than the items distributed to children on the...

North Korean Paralympians used for propaganda

North Korean Paralympians pose for the camera at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Image: Yonhap NewsThere is a renewed focus on...

US Defense Secretary James Mattis at Korean DMZ: ‘Our goal is not war’

Hackers tied to Kim Jong Un's regime stole blueprints and other information about warships and submarines last year when they broke into one of...

North Korea accused of stealing warship blueprints in hack

Hackers tied to Kim Jong Un's regime stole blueprints and other information about warships and submarines last year when they broke into one of...

North Korea’s marketization leaves elderly out in the cold

Unification Media Group (UMG): As North Korea’s gradual marketization continues, social values are changing. According to inside sources, materialism is displacing traditional cultural traits,...

Younger North Koreans turn to technology to share information

A dictionary of IT terminology installed in the North Korean smartphone 'Arirang 151' is said to be popular among younger North Koreans. Image: Daily NKUnification...

North Korean university students bribe lecturers for better grades

Unification Media Group (UMG): Although Kim Jong Un has been emphasizing the need to eliminate corrupt practices, North Korean society has been suffering from...

Agricultural reforms hurt more than help

The North Korean government enforces rules for agriculture that require farmers to contribute a certain quota to the authorities and permits them to keep...

The inner workings of a North Korean assassination unit

It has emerged that five North Korean suspects are wanted by Malaysian police for the murder of Kim Jong Nam, leading to speculation on...

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