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Begging Children in Pyongyang Station 
Date : November 15, 2013
A number of begging children are increasing at Pyongyang Station, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported. These children beg for money and bus tickets from passengers, a source s…
Possibility of Assassination of the Second Secretary  
Date : November 13, 2013
While accidents are frequently happening in regions of the Duman River this year, the second secretary of the party in Musan was found dead a few days ago, so law enforce…
Students Suffer from Construction of Pool  
Date : November 13, 2013
The North Korean authorities opened a large-scale pool, the ‘Munsoo Swimming Pool,’ on the 15th of October. Meanwhile, the authorities also ordered construction of a sw…
Commodities for Wage  
Date : November 13, 2013
The North Korean authorities have increased the wages of laborers 100 times in main factories, such as the Sung Jin Steel Manufacturing Plant, the Kim Chaek Iron and Stee…
U.S. Aid Organization Sends Nutritious Rice to NK 
Date : November 8, 2013
For the past seven years, the international food aid organization, Feed My Starving Children (FMSC), has been sending nutritious rice to the North Korean people, who cont…
International Medical Aid on the Black Market  
Date : November 8, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported that medicine that the international society sent to North Korea is circulating on the North Korean black market at a cheap price.   A so…
Distribution of Soybean Paste 
Date : October 25, 2013
Although the citizens of Yangkang Province were initially told that they would be receiving fewer rations than they had in previous years, the authorities unexpectedly de…
North Korea’s Chemical Warfare Capabilities 
Date : October 15, 2013
According to a recent paper published by the US-Korea Institute at SAIS, North Korea produces and possesses the capability to effectively employ significant quantities an…
Life that Cannot be Told without Tears 
Date : October 15, 2013
This week, North Korean defectors told members of the UK Parliament about the dire human rights situation in their country. This was part of North Korean Defectors' Week …
NK Jangmadang Walls are Growing Higher 
Date : October 10, 2013
In the 1990s, North Korea’s official public distribution system collapsed. In the ensuing famine, North Koreans had to find their own way of obtaining food and making mo…
South Korean Accessories a Hit in Pyongyang 
Date : October 10, 2013
According to a recent news article by the Daily NK, South Korean accessories are in hot demand in Pyongyang.  According to the article, there has been a recent surge…
NK, Worry about Food Distribution 
Date : October 7, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported that the North Korean authorities currently worry about food distribution after this year’s harvest.  North Korea’s harvest this year is b…
A Day Laborer in NK, Earning $1 per a Day 
Date : October 7, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported that laborers of North Korea’s factories and enterprises, which just stopped operating, are working as day laborers and their daily income is ar…
A Light Of Hope In The Darkest Place On Earth 
Date : October 7, 2013
Hye ran away from her husband when she couldn’t stand the beatings anymore. She hides from him now, and manages to see her son only occasionally. Her fate is similar to …
NK's New Economic System Could Reduce State Control 
Date : October 4, 2013
According to the Dong-A Ilbo, North Korea has introduced a new economic system plan, which, if carried out, could bring a huge change to North Korean society.  Some …
 
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