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

    The news that Kim Jong-nam, a half brother of North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un was assassinated in Malaysia on 13th of this month doesn’t seem to have yet spread in North Korea…

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

    The Chinese New Year was celebrated at the end of January. “Happy Chinese New Year!”

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

    An ASIAPRESS reporting partner inside North Korea reported that a number of draft evasion–malingering–and desertion have taken place, causing recruit shortage in the North Korean People’s Army…

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

    The North Korean state media has often announced that Kim Jong-un visited newly established large-scale orphanages in Pyongyang and Wonsan…

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

    On 30 November last year, the United Nation Security Council (UNSC) approved new economic sanctions on North Korea…

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

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

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

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

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

  11. <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.

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

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

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

  15. <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. ‘

  16. <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)

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

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

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

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

  21. <Inside N.Korea>Enormous Flood Damage at Tumen River Basin, Outcry over No Relief Efforts by Government

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

  23. <Interview with N.Korean People> Defection of Thae Yong-ho, the minister at NK mission in London, is “natural”

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

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

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

  27. <Photo Report on N.Korea> Latest Textbooks for N.Korean Middle & High School Students; Idolization of Kim Jong-un in all subjects

  28. <Inside N.Korea> Enforced Mobilization of Unemployed and No-Show Employees to Farm

  29. Women from rural areas cart wood harvested in the mountains to cities. April 2005 (ASIA PRESS)

    <Inside N.Korea> Kim Jong-un Orders North Koreans Make Mountains Evergreen. -Declares 10-Year War Against Slash-and-Burn Farming

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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 North Korea> Interview with Two North Koreans: Shock and Horror on Assassination of Kim Jong-nam
  2. <Inside N. Korea> The Chinese-North Korean Border is under Strict Control
  3. [Video Report] North Korean Kids on the Battle of Life
  4. [Video Report] People under pressure for requisition of military provision (REFERENCE PHOTO) An old farming woman picks up the rumps from the ears of dried corn in a post-harvest field, to ease her family's food condition. (In a village near the city of Sariwon, North Hwanghae Province. September. 2008. Taken by Shim Ui-chun)  ASIAPRESS
  5. [Video Report] Residents diligently picking up coal ~Earning five times more than monthly wage in just a day~
  6. <Photo Report> The Abandoned Elderly (PART6) Elderly Women Have to Continue Working: Junk Removal and Recycling, as well as Selling Vegetables.
  7. <Photo Report> Abandoned Elderly (PART5) The elderly Treated Useless in North Korea, the Land of Courtesy toward the Elderly
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