1. <Inside N.Korea> Installation of Electric Fence at Border Makes Defection and Smuggling Impossible

    It is said that the electricity was supplied to the barbed fence along the Tumen and the Yalu River amid tightly controlling and cracking down on illegal activities such as unauthorized cell…

  2. <Inside N.Korea> Russian Oil at Market in N.Korea

    Price of oil is rising sharply as the sale of fuel is regulated since mid April in North Korea…

  3. <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…

  4. <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…

  5. <Inside N.Korea> Real Evaluation On Kim Jong-un By His Own People

    While I have worked in journalism specialized in North Korea, I have become sick of excessive coverage on North Korea by the Japanese media…

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

  7. <Inside N.Korea> Celebrating Mood in Pyongyang Is Propaganda, High Alert Is Reality

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

  9. Kim Jong-nam: Image of Nice Guy Created by Media

  10. <Inside N.Korea> Interview with Two N.Koreans: Shock and Horror on Assassination of Kim Jong-nam

  11. <Inside N.Korea> The Chinese-N.Korean Border is under Strict Control

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

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

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

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

  16. <New Year’s Report from N.Korea> Kim Jong-un’s Reputation Continues to Fall: Citizens Critical of His “New Year Address.”

  17. <Inside N. Korea> Bank Card and ATM Appear in Local Cities. Split Responses; “Convenient” and “Still Can’t Trust the Government.”

  18. <Inside N. Korea> Worsened power supply paralyzed the train system, reportedly causing deaths in a stopped train

  19. Drastic Increase of Inmates at “Labor Training Camps”: “People Dying of Malnutrition and Physical Abuse”, a Former Inmate Testifies.

  20. <Inside N. Korea> Student absenteeism on the rise due to excessive requisition from school; a third of students are absent from school in local cities.

  21. N. Korean TV pixelates the image of the protest against Park Geun-hye. What do they want to hide?

  22. <Inside N. Korea> Market survey shows “Resolution 2270”, the toughest-ever sanctions, didn’t work.

  23. <Inside N. Korea> Kotchebi, the Homeless, Under the Kim Jong-un Regime

  24. <Inside N. Korea> A recent flood has left thousands dead: following the flood mass forced-migration of the poor into the affected area. ‘Entire villages have disappeared. ‘

  25. <Inside N. Korea> Truck falls into reservoir due to heavy snow, leaving 19 dead in the northern part of Ryanggang Province (a photo and a map)

  26. <Photo Report on N.Korea> Experiencing the Lives of Ordinary People, “Sobicha“ (service car)

  27. <Latest Photo Report> Priority on Construction of Guard Post To Prevent Defection-Not yet for flood victims (5 Photos)

  28. <Field Report On N.Korea> Delayed Restoration of Flood Due to Cement Shortage (3 Photos)

  29. <Interview with N.Korean> Nuclear Test shattered Windows & People Forced to pay for Flood Damage


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. [Video Report] North Koreans Forced To Provide Labor
  2. <Inside N.Korea> Installation of Electric Fence at Border Makes Defection and Smuggling Impossible
  3. <Photo Report on N.Korea> China Controls North Korean Economy (1) Hard To Survive If China Places Sanctions on DPRK
  4. [Video Report] ‘Doegurikun’ the urban poor who delivers grains from farms to market
  5. [Video Report] Why Do N.Korean Women Care About Looks? “I want to get attention from the guys.”
  6. <Inside N.Korea> Russian Oil at Market in N.Korea
  7. [Video Report] Kim Jong-nam assassinated. What do N.Koreans think about it?