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  1. <Inside N. Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside North Korea. (PART7) Information from outside being commodified and spread across the country. The government is losing control of the movement of citizens. by Jiro Ishimaru

    The North Korean government has thoroughly prohibited the access to foreign TV programs, radio, newspapers, books, and videos except those that passed the censorship…

  2. <Inside N. Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside North Korea. (PART6) Collapse of the food rationing system weakened control over the people. by Jiro Ishimaru

    The rapid progression of the market economy considerably changed the social structure of North Korea…

  3. [Video Report] A rare glimpse of ‘No. 10 Checkpoints’ set up by the State Security Department

    The reality in North Korea is that citizens are …

  4. <Inside N. Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside North Korea. (PART5) State-owned houses sold in the markets as the housing market established. by Jiro Ishimaru

    In North Korea, the self-claimed socialist country, the Party, the government organizations, and the state-owned factories need to provide workers with housings for free…

  5. <Inside N. Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside North Korea. (PART4) Marketization leads to rapid development of the transport system. by Jiro Ishimaru

    The marketized transport system showed its advent as the state-owned transport system collapsed…

  6. <Inside N. Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside North Korea. (PART3) State-owned transportation is in a miserable state. by Jiro Ishimaru

  7. <Inside N. Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside North Korea. (PART2)  The black market and “farmer’s market” connect. by Jiro Ishimaru

  8. <Inside N. Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside North Korea. (PART1) by Jiro Ishimaru

  9. <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.

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

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

  12. [Video Report] The hidden homeless of Pyongyang

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

  14. <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. ‘

  15. <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)

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

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

  18. [Video Report] Kotchebi Girls, Sexually Abused and Exploited

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

  20. [Video Report] National bus network of the North Korean market economy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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