Military

  1. <Inside N.Korea> Defense Drill For Cruise Missile Attack: Soldiers Suffer From Malnutrition, Tuberculosis and Chaos

    The People’s Army of North Korea have worked to reinforce protective wall of hardened gallery and executed emergency drill against air strike since mid -April…

  2. <Inside N.Korea> North Korean Military Reinforces Protection Wall of Gallery, Feared by Trump’s Attack on Syria

    It is said that North Korean military started to repair and build protection wall for gallery against enemy air strike from mid April…

  3. <Inside N.Korea> Total War Is Impossible for N.Korean Army

    2017/May/11Many Japanese med…

  4. <Photo Report on N.Korea> Ex-Soldier Confesses “War Is Impossible for Hungry People’s Army!”

    The duty for a newly conscripted North Korean soldier is to secure his own food from the first day…

  5. <Inside N.Korea> Alert for Drone! Ammunition Distributed to Shoot Down!

    The North Korean government is said to start a joint drill of civilians and military to shoot down sneaking drones in their sky from March 14…

  6. <Photo Report> Female Soldiers in Miserable Conditions: Seven Years of Military Service Starting at 17 Years Old.

  7. <N.Korea> N.Korean Military Facing Recruit Shortage Due to Increased Draft Dodgers and Deserters

  8. <Inside N.Korea> Hunt for defectors resumed

  9. <Photo Report on N.Korea> Starving People’s Army: Mother Concerns Conscripted Son

  10. <Inside N.Korea> Tighter Control of Inter-provincial Movement: Investigating corruption in Hoeryong City’s People’s Security Station

  11. <Photo Report on N.Korea> Soldier’s Hard Life 5. Poorly Nourished Young Soldiers: Soldiers’ hunger started from 80’s. (4 Photos)

  12. <Photo Report on N.Korea> N.Korean People’s Army Facing State of Starvation

  13. <Inside N.Korea>Execution of Border Guard Officer Accused of Overlooking Defectors

  14. <Inside N.Korea>NK discloses arrests: “Blasting group to assassinate their top.” Maybe an intrigue!

  15. Interview with a N.Korean “Nobody is Interested in the Nuke Test”, “Proud of Intimidation!”

  16. Continuous Shipwrecks of N.Korean Fishing Boats Involving Inexperienced Soldier-fishermen

  17. A member of the "Worker-Peasant Red Guards" stands in front of the entrance to a state run enterprise. (Taken by Kim Dong-cheol, South Pyongan Province, October 2010.) . ASIAPRESS

    Civil Force Anti-Aircraft Troops Reorganized – Wariness Over China?

  18. “All-Clear Given Following ”South Apology’ ” – N.Korean State Announces

  19. Soldiers of units posted at the West-South Front facing South Korea. Careful observation of the young soldiers in the picture confirms that most appear frail. (Source. Rodong Sinmun. Aug/2012)

    Korean People’s Army Extends 10 Year Service Term To 11 Years

  20. On the occasion of the 2006 ballistic missile launch, the North Korean government announced 'a state of pre-wartime', and called for the enlistment of volunteer soldiers. The photo above shows newly enlisted soldiers marching to the applause of local people in Chongjin. (Taken by undercover reporter LEE Jun. 2006. Chongjin, North Hamkyung Province)  ASIAPRESS

    Falling Birth Rate and Draft Dodging Erode N.Korean Military

  21. 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

    The Truth Behind N.Korea’s Military Parades

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

  23. A group of young soldiers who are going to be transferred to the rear-echelon because of malnourishment. Some skinny soldiers stagger and can hardly walk. The troop commander told them to stay behind the wall so as not to be seen by the public. (Taken by Gu Gwang-ho, July, 2011. South Pyongan Province) ASIAPRESS

    〈Photo Report 5〉 Malnutrition Rampant Among The People’s Army

  24. Rice displayed in the market. Chinese rice can be found here, but people prefer domestic rice and corn which is rather expensive. (Taken by Kim Dong-cheol. January 2011, suburb of Pyongyang) (C)ASIAPRESS

    Exemplary-contributors Praised At The Public Notice-board

  25. Bags filled with food on the bicycles of tegori merchants. Sometime a bicycle piles up more than 80 kilograms (=176 lb) of food or goods. (March, 2011. North Pyongan Province; Taken by Kim Dong-cheol) (C)ASIAPRESS

    The Government Launches Massive Campaign of Seizing Rice For The Military

  26. A young cadet tells Kim about food conditions of his troop in Kim's secret video interview. (March 2011, North Pyongan Province, by Kim Dong-cheol.) (C)ASIAPRESS

    The Testimony of a Starving Soldier: “Half of us are malnourished”

  27. Hyperinflation and Worsening Food Supplies to The Troops

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Chongjin, North Hamkyung Province. September, 2013  ASIAPRESS N.Korea Market Survey Reveals Basic Food Price Hike PHOTO1 N.Korea IT Report – PART1: Kids Master Emoticons and Movies with Mobile phones 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 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) Possible Firing Squad Executions Punish Violators of “Kim Jong-un’s Instructions” 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 The Truth Behind N.Korea’s Military Parades 〈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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  1. <Inside N.Korea> Installation of Electric Fence at Border Makes Defection and Smuggling Impossible
  2. <Photo Report on N.Korea> China Controls North Korean Economy (1) Hard To Survive If China Places Sanctions on DPRK
  3. [Video Report] ‘Doegurikun’ the urban poor who delivers grains from farms to market
  4. [Video Report] Why Do N.Korean Women Care About Looks? “I want to get attention from the guys.”
  5. <Inside N.Korea> Russian Oil at Market in N.Korea
  6. [Video Report] Kim Jong-nam assassinated. What do N.Koreans think about it?
  7. <Inside N.Korea> Defense Drill For Cruise Missile Attack: Soldiers Suffer From Malnutrition, Tuberculosis and Chaos
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