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After someone snuck in from China, North Korea locks down Hyesan for a month

North Korea completely locked down Hyesan, a city in Yanggang Province, from 6 PM yesterday, Daily NK has learned. A source in the province...
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North Korea sees growing education inequality amid the COVID-19 crisis

The gap in education quality between urban and rural areas in North Korea is growing because of COVID-19 quarantine efforts, Daily NK has learned....

From newspapers to cookie packages, North Korea’s use of the phrase “powerful nation” is...

The slogan "powerful nation" (gangsongguka-ho, with the "ho" being an airplane suffix) has been removed from sugar cookies given to children for Kim Jong...

North Korean AN-2 crashes near Taechon Air Base, leaving 5 dead

Four soon-to-be-graduated students at the Chaehyun Military Academy in North Pyongan Province's Taechon County died in a crash involving a worn-out aircraft during the...
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Local district offices take on more surveillance and monitoring duties amidst COVID-19 pandemic

At the end of last month, local district offices near the border zone in North Hamgyong Province issued a notice containing provisions regarding conduct...
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Mine collapse kills 14 at Gomdok Mine

Daily NK has belatedly learned that 14 workers were killed at the end of January when a mine collapsed at the Gomdok Mining Cooperative...

Onsong tobacco farm decides to hand over some farmland to farmers

While discussing ways to produce tangible results this year at the 4.25 Tobacco Farm (Onsong, North Hamgyong Province), which had suffered unprecedented financial difficulties...

North Korea’s leadership not first in line to get AstraZeneca vaccinations

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the rest of the country's leadership will not receive doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine North Korea is...
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Teenage boy caught watching pornography exiled to countryside with family

Daily NK has become aware that North Korea is stepping up punishments and intensifying a crackdown based on the “anti-reactionary thought law” adopted at...
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Recent North Korean soil survey finds that acidification is still a serious problem

North Korea reportedly suffers from serious soil acidification. The country's authorities are pushing the production of organic fertilizer that can neutralize soil acidity, but...

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