Editorial: a “former senior official” who claimed “Kim Kyong Hui poisoned”
Joint internal security operations dubbed the ‘9.8 Measures’ implemented in North Korea.
New Focus correspondents were informed via telephone that specific numbers of North Korean overseas labourers in their 20s and 30s have been sent to different provinces in China.
North Korea’s elite do not begin to believe that “Kim Yo Jong can be powerful”; it is only the outside world that speculates it.
How do you distinguish between what North Korea says and what it intends and means and desires?
A system and a people are not one and the same; a cult and a nation are not one and the same.
Those among the North Korean elite behaving in ways more “factional” than Jang Song Thaek.
How are North Koreans billed for their electricity?
Young North Korean refugees reveal that North Koreans are yet to use emoji and shorthand when texting, and that an increasing number of youth are purchasing handsets.
Smugglers have begun operating at large at new points along the China-North Korea border.
How does bribing your way out of the criminal law system work in North Korea?
New Focus interviews a resident of Hamkyung Province regarding the current market conditions.
North Korean women are finding increasingly bold ways to avoid inspection from authorities, the “fashion police”, while flaunting imported garments in public places.