North Korea announced on August 28th that
they would not be sending a cheering squad to the upcoming Incheon Asian Games
in Seoul, but sources inside..
Daily NK has learned that the North Korean
authorities are constructing a new guard post in a high mountainous area to
assist in the detection of Chinese-manufactured mob..
The North Korean authorities have mobilized
an inspection task force of State Political Security Department (SSD) forces to
border districts in an effort to curtail rem..
A Pyongyang pizzeria visited by tourist Andrew Cheng. Image: Andrew ChengSuncheon, South Pyongan Province, has seen the introduction of a new pizzeria, known to be the fi..
NK has learned that a small but surprising number of North Korean defectors in the South are
receiving remittances from relatives still in the North, a reversal of..
Korean traders staying in Dandong in Liaoning Province have orders from Kim
Jong Eun to procure specific skin and hair care products to send back to
The number of North Korean residents
permitted to visit relatives in China is down significantly from last year’s
statistics during the same period. Yet another attempt to..
Daily NK has learned that the 16 North
Koreans from North Hamgyung Province, who defected at the beginning of this
month, have arrived safely in Thailand. The defection..
Derelict water mains and inadequate
refrigeration have spawned an outbreak of hemorrhagic colitis in North Korea, giving
cause for residents to coin the summer monsoon peri..
Plans for a large naengmyeon [cold noodles] restaurant in Musan County, North
Hamgyung Province have received a chilly response from the locals. The burden on