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June 27, 2019

North Koreans discontent over abandonment of nuclear weapons

North Korea's recent signing of a denuclearization agreement is said to be spreading negative sentiment among North Koreans. In a telephone conversation with Daily NK...
North Korean women at the customs office in Dandong in mid-February 2019

North Korean trader in China expresses concerns about his own precarious situation

North Korean workers in China facing visa denials or restrictions on their sojourn periods are being forced to return home, according to an affected...
A truck transporting coal and a servi-cha transporting people from Musan Mine in North Korea

Cargo truck rolls over in Ryanggang Province, killing 21

A cargo truck heading to a construction site in Samjiyon-gun, Ryanggang Province, rolled over on June 3, killing 21 people, Daily NK has learned...
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New China-North Korea bridge across Tumen River nears completion, video reveals

On November 10, a celebration was held to mark the completion of the final decking on a new bridge over the Tumen River connecting...

North Korea Market Prices Update: September 4, 2018

All prices shown in KPW and current as of September 4, 2018. Data: Daily NK
Kim Jong Un at Kwisong Saltern in 2016

North Korea’s salt production industry facing difficulties

Shoddy construction at the saltworks in South Pyongan Province, one of North Korea's largest, has meant that the facility has been undergoing continuous repairs...

Mass deployment of officials to rural areas following leader’s criticism

  Officials from the Central Party, Cabinet and provinces are being dispatched en masse to construction sites as well as municipal and county farms to...

North Koreans forcibly mobilized for dangerous state construction projects

Most employees at state-run companies in the mid-1990s were only laborers in name; they were technically unemployed because the state was not providing them...

Movement on national census potentially underway

Multiple sources inside North Korea have reported that a nationwide census is underway, the country’s first in over a decade. It remains unclear whether...

North Korea emphasizes Kim Jong Un’s key role in inter-Korean family reunions and signals...

Sources in the country report that the North Korean authorities are domestically portraying the inter-Korean agreement to hold family reunions as solely the achievement...

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