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June 26, 2018

North Korean official involved in smuggling ring defects

A pine nut orchard is visible behind a farming village in Ryanggang Province. Image: Daily NKA low-level cadre in Ryanggang Province has reportedly defected...

Netizens worldwide expected to tune in live to inter-Korean summit, but what about North...

The highly-anticipated 3rd inter-Korean summit this Friday, April 27, will be broadcast live and available to internet users worldwide. Image: YonhapThe South Korean government has...

Smuggling operations heat up, feature state-civilian cooperation

A North Korean soldier provides assistance during a smuggling operation along the Chinese border. Image: Daily NK photo archiveTrading companies and donju (North Korea’s...

Report sheds light on severity of sexual assault in North Korean military

Female soldiers attending celebrations for the opening of Ryomyong Street on April 13, 2017. Image: Yonhap News AgencySeveral prominent South Korean figures including South Chungcheong...

State of reproductive rights remains dire in North Korea

North Pyongan Province, Sakchu County. Two girls gathering spring herbs (2011). Image: Daily NK photo archiveUnification Media Group (UMG): Lately, women giving up their...

The need for a North Korean ‘Me Too’ movement: no justice for sexual assault...

Due to the negligence of the North Korean authorities, North Korean women all over the country are subjected to sexual crimes and unable to...

How far does Kim Jong Un’s openness to ‘Hallyu’ go?

A 160 member strong South Korean performing arts group gave the first of two performances in North Korea over the weekend. The agreement was...

South Korean song becomes hit in North Korea after Samjiyon Orchestra Olympic performance

Unification Media Group (UMG): In an August 2010 video obtained by Daily NK (above), the manager of a restaurant in the Moran Exhibition Hall...

Women’s Day in North Korea reveals new gender roles

A North Korean woman on her way to the market to earn money for her family. Bicycles are an essential mode of transport in...

North Korean cyber attacks continue on South despite detente

image: Yonhap News AgencyOver 8,000 cyber attacks orchestrated by hacker groups sponsored by the North Korean government have been detected since early February this...

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