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South Korean Milk Powder Circulating in Black Market in NK 
Date : August 14, 2013
South Korean milk powder, which the North Korean authorities keep for war reserve stocks, was recently distributed to soldiers. However, executive members of the army too…
Plastic Surgery Becomes Popular in NK 
Date : August 14, 2013
Restaurants in Pyongyang and foreign currency earning agencies have recently started recruiting young and pretty women to earn foreign currency.  According to Radio …
Ten Principles Have Revised 
Date : August 13, 2013
The North Korean authorities last week revised the “Ten Principles for the Establishment of the One-Ideology System”.  The change was made to the second principle,…
NK Young Agents for Hunting Defectors 
Date : August 13, 2013
North Korea has begun to bolster efforts to capture and repatriate defectors in northeastern China. The responsibility of tracking down defectors has recently been transf…
Flood Damage in Hyesan 
Date : August 13, 2013
Recent floods in North Korea have increased the level of turmoil for its citizens. In addition to lost possessions, several people have gone missing, including school chi…
Straight to Prison 
Date : August 12, 2013
As a matter of policy, North Korean refugees caught on the border or in China are returned to North Korea and directed to the nearest National Security Agency detention c…
$2 Billion on Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War 
Date : July 22, 2013
Kim Jong Eun is planning the biggest events to be held on the 60th anniversary of ‘Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War,' which is the anniversary of the signing of …
Around 760 Victims from the Heavy Rain and Flooding in North Korea 
Date : July 15, 2013
Recent torrential rains in North Korea have injured 760 victims and caused the death of 2 North Koreans. Chosun Central News Agency in North Korea reported on the 12…
64 North Korean Defectors Being Held by Myanmar Rebels 
Date : July 15, 2013
Activist Kim Hee-tae claims that there are 64 North Koreans being used by a rebel group in Myanmar known as United Wa State Army for slave labor near the Thai border. The…
Defectors, Who Returned to North Korea, Escaped from North Korea Again 
Date : July 15, 2013
North Korean defectors that had been sent back to North Korea and subsequently filmed by the government this past January claiming to have been lured away from the “fath…
Women Put to Work to Improve Hyesan 
Date : July 15, 2013
The North Korean government has mobilized members of the Chosun Union of Democratic Women to improve the appearance of Hyesan, a major city in Yangkang Province and the n…
Mourning Time Brings Pyongyang Shutdown 
Date : July 15, 2013
As the mourning period to commemorate the 1994 death of Kim Il Sung was approaching, citizens who were visiting Pyongyang were ordered to leave. Only Pyongyang residents …
UN Commission of Inquiry on North Korea Begins Operations 
Date : July 9, 2013
In March of this year, the UN Human Rights Council established a Commission of Inquiry on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to look into "systematic, widespread a…
Japan Publishes Details of Citizens Abducted by North Korea 
Date : July 5, 2013
According to a recent article by The Telegraph, Japanese police have started publishing the photos and personal details of hundreds of citizens who have disappeared in th…
1,700 North Korean Workers in Mongolia 
Date : July 4, 2013
South Korean newspaper Yonhap News reported that there are over 1,700 North Korean workers in Mongolia. This number reflects the growing economic ties between the two cou…
 
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