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  1. <Photo Report> Kotchebi, the Homeless, Under the Kim Jong-un Regime (PART3) A toddler–roaming around a city–represents the society. Kim Jong-un thoughtlessly enters orphanages without taking off shoes.

    The North Korean state-owned media has repeatedly broadcasted Kim Jong-un visiting orphanages since the beginning of his regime in 2012…

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

    Taken by our team ‘Mindeulle’ (ASIAPRESS)In Oc…

  3. <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…

  4. <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…

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

    In the mid 90s, a number of “kotchebi”, which means “flowering swallow”, roamed around cities in throughout North Korea…

  6. [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)

  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. <Inside N. Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside North Korea. (PART8, FINAL) The “class system” is being shaken. by Jiro Ishimaru

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

  12. <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

  13. <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

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

  15. <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

  16. <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

  17. <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

  18. <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

  19. <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

  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. [Video Report] The hidden homeless of Pyongyang

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

  25. <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. ‘

  26. <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)

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

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

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

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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> Real Evaluation On Kim Jong-un By His Own People
  2. <Inside North Korea> Total War Is Impossible for North Korean Army
  3. [Video Report] Wholesale Black Market Prospering with Prohibited Goods
  4. [Video Report] N.Korea Soldiers selling seaweed at a market
  5. <Photo Report on North Korea> Ex-Soldier Confesses “War Is Impossible for Hungry People’s Army!”
  6. <Inside North Korea> Celebrating Mood in Pyongyang Is Propaganda, High Alert Is Reality
  7. [Video Report] N.Korea Regulation Officer at Market
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