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Farmers Skeptical of Reforms 
Date : April 25, 2013
Agricultural reforms announced last year are being met with skepticism from farmers, Radio Free Asia has reported.The reforms introduced to allow farmers to keep 30%…
U.S. to Press China on Forced Repatriation 
Date : April 25, 2013
Robert King, U.S. special envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, said on Monday that he intended to press the Chinese authorities on forced repatriation of North…
Trust in the Regime is Crumbling 
Date : April 25, 2013
The regime is finding it harder to indoctrinate people through public lectures as belief in the North Korean system continues to crumble, according to the Daily NK.Th…
Pyongyang Evacuation Drills a Source of Strife for Civilians 
Date : April 25, 2013
The Daily NK has reported that recent civilian evacuation drills in Pyongyang have caused strife for many in the capital city. The authorities failed to provide adequate …
Strong Winds Cause Mosaic Collapse 
Date : April 24, 2013
A mosaic wall idolizing Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il collapsed due to high winds, sources reported to the Daily NK. These sources claimed that corruption led to poor const…
Psy’s “Gangnam Style” Fever in North Korea 
Date : April 23, 2013
On April 18th, an Open Radio for North Korea’s source in North Korea said, “Inflation of food prices because of the hardship period and war tensions are making people’…
Korean Wave Spreads Even During North/South Tensions 
Date : April 22, 2013
According to Open Radio for North Korea’s sources in Yangkang Province in North Korea and a North Korean woman, who visited China, on April 16th, “even in the tensions,…
Kaesong Closure Leading to Hardship 
Date : April 20, 2013
According to Radio Free Asia, North Korean people are paying close attention to the closure of Kaesong Industrial Region because it influences the availability of produc…
No Distributions for Kim Il Sung's Birthday 
Date : April 18, 2013
The 'Day of the Sun' is the formal name for the April 15th commemoration of Kim Il Sung's birth. This year, however, the day was not very bright, as there was no spec…
Release of Camp Prisoners 
Date : April 17, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported that the North Korean regime released many prisoners from labor training camps for Kim Il Sung’s 101st birthday.According to a source in N…
War Exercises Increasing People’s Hardships 
Date : April 17, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported that the North Korean authorities’ ongoing threat of war is making people’s lives harder.Because of the war atmosphere, the value of a dol…
Regime Tracking Cars Down 
Date : April 17, 2013
According to Radio Free Asia, the North Korean authorities are attempting to track people’s ownership of cars.While the war atmosphere is rising in North Korea, the re…
Food Insecurity being felt in Farming Regions 
Date : April 14, 2013
The past year and a half has seen farming regions in North Korea suffering from food insecurity, the Daily NK reports. This food insecurity is causing deaths and ill-heal…
Regime Clamping Down on Foreign Media 
Date : April 14, 2013
The regime is targeting USBs in order to clamp down on foreign media ownership, according to the Daily NK.USBs are used often to pass information around. In particular, m…
Rations to be Normalized from September 
Date : April 14, 2013
The regime has announced that state-distributed rations are to be normalized from September, according to the Daily NK. The reports, however, have been met by doubts from…
 
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