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North Korean family arrested during defection attempt

A North Korean family who were preparing to escape to South Korea were arrested and interrogated by members of the Ministry of State Security...

North Korea’s economic improvement depends on denuclearization

Editor’s Note: Thae Yong Ho was serving as North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom when he chose to defect with his family...

Movement on national census potentially underway

Multiple sources inside North Korea have reported that a nationwide census is underway, the country’s first in over a decade. It remains unclear whether...

Divergent opinions between US and North Korea on declaring end to...

The declaration of the end of the Korean War has become a central issue in talks between the US and North Korea following US...

‘No timeline for denuclearization’: What is Trump’s plan?

“We have no time limit. We have no speed limit. We’re just going through the process,” U.S. President Donald Trump recently said in regards...

Marketization key to North Korea’s future prosperity

The North Korean economy has a number of unusual characteristics. Estimates on the average income level of an ordinary North Korean are a paltry...

North Korea assumes increasingly aggressive stance toward South Korea

North Korea has continued to demand a speedy implementation of the Panmunjom Declaration while raising its criticism of the South Korean government. Uriminzokkiri, a North...

Four in critical condition following train derailment

A train carrying construction materials in Samjiyon, Ryanggang Province has overturned, causing casualties and damage to property. “Recently, a freight train loaded with construction...

North Korea announces three-year reductions in some prison camp sentences

North Korea has announced that it will conduct a mass amnesty before the 70th anniversary of the country’s establishment in September, with sources in...

Authorities crack down on homemade pesticides

The North Korean authorities have begun cracking down on the use of homemade pesticides and fertilizers as the harvest season approaches, following an order...

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