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December 8, 2021
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Trading company officials in N. Hamgyong Province arrested for making and smuggling drugs

North Korean authorities have reportedly arrested workers at the Unha General Trading Company branch in Onsong County, North Hamgyong Province, for allegedly manufacturing and...
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North Korea’s forced rural relocation schemes sometimes lead to heartbreak

Young people in North Korea continue to suffer heartbreak and other losses as the authorities encourage them to “volunteer” to live in rural agricultural...
Elementary school in North Korea schools reopen

North Korean schools will go on vacation in August

North Korea’s education ministry recently issued orders regarding this year’s summer vacation during a virtual meeting with the education departments of the nation’s 13...

N. Hamgyong Province organizes “secret disciplinary units” to crack down on anti-socialist behavior

North Korean authorities have recently established "secret disciplinary units" led by Socialist Women's Union of Korea organizations and members in North Hamgyong Province to...
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Some North Koreans are too poor to buy rice sold by the government at...

North Korean authorities have recently begun selling rice to citizens at prices lower than those found in markets, but some destitute families are still...

Three Haeju university students brought to court for watching and distributing S. Korean videos

Three university students in Haeju, South Hwanghae Province, were tried in a public court late last month for watching and distributing South Korean videos. According...

North Korea begins selecting new residents for Pyongyang’s 10,000 new homes

North Korean authorities have already begun selecting families to move into 10,000 newly constructed homes in Pyongyang this autumn. The move follows a recent order...

North Hamgyong Province’s party committee holds meeting to address food provisions for locals

The North Hamgyong Province Party Committee recently held an emergency enlarged meeting to address food provisions for local residents. The meeting came after North Korean...

Few signs in North Korea that the government is releasing military rice stores to...

In several places in North Korea, there are few signs the authorities are moving to release military stores of rice to local people despite...
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Hyesan residential housing complex set alight after gas explosion

A gas explosion set off a major fire recently at a residential housing complex in Hyesan, Yanggang Province. This is the second gas-related fire...

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