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Price of North Korean Coffee Almost Laborer’s Monthly Wage 
Date : September 6, 2013
Recently, cafés have been increasingly appearing in Pyongyang and the price of coffee there is almost the same as a North Korean laborer’s monthly wage, the Chosu…
US NGO Aids NK Underground Church 
Date : September 6, 2013
American NGO Alpha Relief is aiding the underground church in North Korea with food and other necessities, Radio Free Asia reported.  This organization’s spokesman …
Grandiose Projects “Bleeding North Korea Dry” 
Date : September 5, 2013
Three massive construction projects initiated by Kim Jong Eun have been described by an unspecified South Korean government official as “bleeding North Korea dry.” The …
Non-trademarked Cosmetics Rise in Popularity 
Date : September 5, 2013
Recent reports have stated that non-trademarked cosmetic goods are being bought and sold in North Korean markets. According to a source that spoke to Radio Free Asia, the…
Food Aid to North Korea at Two Year Low 
Date : September 5, 2013
This month the UN World Food Programme reported that quantity of food aid being sent to North Korea, approximately 2050 tons, has reached a two year low. A significant de…
North Korea Rescinds U.S. Envoy Invitation 
Date : September 3, 2013
The North Korean government has rescinded its offer for U.S. envoy Robert King to visit the country to negotiate the release of Kenneth Bae. Robert King was planning to t…
North Korea Concentrates on Earning Foreign Currency 
Date : September 2, 2013
It has been reported that the North Korean authorities are concentrating on earning foreign currency.  Through a recent talk with South Korea, North Korean authoriti…
NK Self-Defense Guards are being Strengthened 
Date : September 2, 2013
The North Korean authorities recently inspected the conditions of the people’s self-defense guard and are making efforts to strengthen it.  On the 26th of August, a…
Kenneth Bae's Release is Expected 
Date : August 29, 2013
On Friday, the US special envoy for North Korean human rights will visit North Korea to negotiate the release of Kenneth Bae, an American travel agent who has been detain…
People Paying Money for Reparing Sidewalks 
Date : August 29, 2013
The Daily NK reports that the authorities in Yangkang Province have ordered local People’s Units to repair damaged sidewalks in their area. In the past, the state took t…
Women are Mobilized in Bluberry Picking 
Date : August 29, 2013
In an effort to raise funds to beautify Yangkang Province, described as the home of Kim Jong Il, women have been mobilized to pick blueberries. Open dissatisfaction has b…
Border Guards Break Promise of Helping Defection 
Date : August 29, 2013
There have been a number of recent cases of North Korean border guards double-crossing attempting defectors and smugglers. A source from inside North Korea tells Daily NK…
Closure of Two Prison Camps in NK 
Date : August 28, 2013
A new report has been released by the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) confirming the closure of two North Korean prison camps. The report builds on the 2…
Diarrhea in North Korea Increased by 30 Times 
Date : August 28, 2013
UN revealed that the number of North Korean people having diarrhea has increased by 30 times in the flooded areas and that waterborne diseases are spreading. Especially, …
NK New Actor Was Sent to Coal Mine 
Date : August 28, 2013
Radio Free Asia reported that a new North Korean actor has been sent to a coal mine because his wife wore a South Korean styled wedding dress at their wedding ceremony. &…
 
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