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[Video Report] Chinese products and currency are playing a vital role in North Korean market

Taken by our team ‘Mindeulle’ (ASIAPRESS)In October 2013, an ASIAPRESS reporting partner inside North Korea filmed a…

A boy–apparently, below ten years old–worn out at a market.  He may be extremely hungry or exhausted.  November 2012, in a suburb of Hyesan City, Ryanggang Province.  Taken by an AISAPRESS reporting partner in Ryanggang Province (ASIAPRESS)

<Photo Report> Kotchebi, the Homeless, Under the Kim Jong-un Regime (PART2) Toddler worn out on a street while regime shows off luxury orphanages

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<Inside N. Korea>Market Price Since Imposition of New Economic Sanction

A boy roaming around a city with a big cloth bag. The photographer said that, “He may have escaped from a detention center for orphans since his hair is entirely shaved off.”  September 2013, in Pyongsong City, South Pyongan Province.  Taken by ASIAPRESS.

<Photo Report> Kotchebi, the Homeless, Under the Kim Jong-un Regime (PART1) A girl and a boy–probably siblings–sleeping on a street

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[Video Report] What do the ordinary people eat in North Korea? There are many types of food sold at hawker stalls. (Hawker stalls are individually owned food stalls)

A bottle of domestic "penicillin", made at the Suncheon medical factory. ASIAPRESS

Embezzled UN Aid Circulates in N.Korean Underground – End to Free Healthcare, Illegal Abortions Widespread

[2015/Jun/15] The “Free healthcare system ” is ostensibly one of the founding tenants of the North Korean state system. However, in reality, free healthcare long ago disappeared due largely to economic hardships and now exists only in the state propaganda slogans….

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Kim Jong-un’s Starving Soldiers – “Just a spoonful of oil for me…” A soldier pleads for grace

A high-rise building to be more than 20 storeys high, currently under construction. The location and size of the windows are inconsistent, and distorted. (Aug/2011/Taken by Gu Gwang-ho)

〈Photo Report- 6 (a)〉 The Government’s Command is for a “Strong and Prosperous Nation” — but Workers Tired Out at Pyongyang Construction Sites to Build 100,000 Apartments

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  2. Chongjin, North Hamkyung Province. September, 2013  ASIAPRESS
  3. A bottle of domestic "penicillin", made at the Suncheon medical factory. ASIAPRESS
  4. A political assembly held by a KWP regional branch that took place a half year before the purge of Jang Song-thaek. The ranking officials discussed and addressed the people's allegiance and dedications to Kim Jong-un. (Summer/2013/ASIAPRESS)
  5. This picture is taken from raw video footage captured in Sosong District, Pyongyang in the summer of 2006. Female students are assembled near the Three Revolution Exhibition museum to practice for a military parade in honor of Kim Jong-il's birthday. Each student is wearing a white shoulder-cloth inscribed with a consecutive number. (Lee Jun / Pyongyang / August 2006) ASIAPRESS
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A group of malnourished and emaciated soldiers. They are engineering troops who move at the rear. Units engaged in construction are often undernourished. (South Pyongan Province in July, 2011,Photo by Gu Gwang-ho) (C)ASIAPRESS
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PDF Report – PDF download – IT and cellphone situation in DPRK – Starving People’s Army Soldiers

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Politics / Society

  1. Nuclear Test Broke Windows, People Charged for Restoration of Flood Damage
  2. Kim Jong-un and his wife, Ri Sol-ju quoted from Rodong Newspaper on may 2014
  3. Meeting for political study by Worker’s Party at a local town. It was for demanding loyalty to kim Jong-un. Taken in the summer of 2013 by ASIAPRESS

Economy

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Military

  1. A policeman patrols a village. Taken by Kim Dong-cheol at South Pyongan Province on June 2010. (ASIA PREESS)
  2. Emaciated soldier gleans corn grains which he stole at a corn field. (ASIA PRESS)
  3. (Reference Photo) A soldier belonging to State Security Forces is checking a bus which is heading for Pyongyang. Taken by Lee Joon on Aug. 2006 (ASIA PRESS)

Photo+Movie

  1. A boy–apparently, below ten years old–worn out at a market.  He may be extremely hungry or exhausted.  November 2012, in a suburb of Hyesan City, Ryanggang Province.  Taken by an AISAPRESS reporting partner in Ryanggang Province (ASIAPRESS)
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Rimjin-gang Book-Order

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Rimjin-gang English Edition for iPad App

About Rimjin-gang

The newly installed wire fence, running parallel to the Tuman-gang (Tumen River). (Hunchun, China, end of July, 2013) ASIAPRESS ● The Making of Rimjin-gang ● Profiles of Our North Korean Reporters ● About Our Team – ASIAPRESS and Rimjin-gang ● Media Reviews
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  1. A boy–apparently, below ten years old–worn out at a market.  He may be extremely hungry or exhausted.  November 2012, in a suburb of Hyesan City, Ryanggang Province.  Taken by an AISAPRESS reporting partner in Ryanggang Province (ASIAPRESS)
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  3. A boy roaming around a city with a big cloth bag. The photographer said that, “He may have escaped from a detention center for orphans since his hair is entirely shaved off.”  September 2013, in Pyongsong City, South Pyongan Province.  Taken by ASIAPRESS.
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  5. Women mobilized for “struggle to collect compost” at the very beginning of the year.  Taken by ASIAPRESS.
  6. “Narae” debit card issued by the Foreign Trade Bank of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.  It is used for foreign exchange settlements.  Taken by a Chinese tourist in March 2015
  7. A train stopped on the tracks.  There are almost no windows.  August 2002, a suburb of Hyesan City, Ryanggang Province.  Taken by Jiro Ishimaru from Chinese side(ASIAPRESS)
  8. Food stalls at Moran market in the central Pyongyang.  The ladies are not the shop clerks but the owner of the stall, 80 cm in width.  2011 July.  Taken by Koo Gwang-ho (ASIAPRESS)
  9. Inmates in a training camp getting in line and heading to a workplace.  June 2005 in Chongjin City, North Hamgyong Province.  Taken by Lee Joon(ASIAPRESS)
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