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January 25, 2021

Hundreds Dying on Construction Sites

With 2012 and the 100th birthday of Kim Il Sung right around the corner, North Korea is focusing heavily on securing funds for the...

Hyesan farmers concerned for winter survival

As temperatures plunge to below 20 degrees Celsius, those living in farming towns in Hyesan are expressing concerns as many were unable to properly...

New Technology Employed to Track Intl. Calls

Image: Yonhap News AgencyNorth Korea has employed new state-of-the-art devices in order to increase the efficacy of mobile monitoring and detection to preclude information from leaking...

Drug diet fad emerges among elite

The repressed appetite and heightened sense of stimulation offered by crystal methamphetamine, otherwise known as crystal meth, has made it an increasingly popular option for...

Patrimonial Rule Facing its Limits

Conflict between the Chosun Workers' Party and the military over the allocation of scarce privileges could spill over during the process of Kim Jong...
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N. Korea deploys special patrols to Sino-North Korean border

The Ministry of State Security (MSS), North Korea’s feared security agency, has deployed special patrols on the Sino-North Korean border to control the flow...
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Some N. Korea factory workers in China are not getting paid

North Korean workers at some factories in China are not getting paid because their workplaces have shut down due to financial difficulties, Daily NK...

Kim Jong Eun Calls for Youth Loyalty

Kim Jong Eun attended an event commemorating the 66th anniversary of the founding of the Chosun Children’s Union at Kim Il Sung Stadium in...

Sherman Calls for Carrots and Sticks

Ambassador Wendy Sherman, speaking in her confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill yesterday morning, told senators that she believes carrots and sticks applied with “enormous...

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