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Freight train carrying cement derails en route to Samjiyon

A freight train traveling from Pyongyang to Hyesan derailed near Popyong Station on August 17, Daily NK sources report. “Four cars went off the tracks....
Kumya Youth Coal Mine in North Korea

Poor infrastructure blamed for coal mine fatality in North Korea

Production has been halted at Namjon Mine, which is operated by South Pyongan Province’s Kaechon Mining Enterprise, following an incident in early April involving...
A tractor on a farm in North Korea

Taxes soar in agricultural regions as farming season wraps up

Following the completion of the farming season and annual payments in kind for workers in agricultural regions, North Korean authorities have imposed a number...

Workers at nuclear sites at risk of disease and death

Following a publicized incident in May where a North Korean journalist refused to drink stream water near the closed Punggye-ri nuclear site in Kilju,...
North Korean merchants sell goods on the fringes of a market in Sunchon, South Pyongan Province in October 2018

Rise in North Koreans defecting for economic reasons

There is an increasing number of North Koreans who are defecting from the country for economic reasons, according to sources inside the country. While North...
mount paektu ascent campfire

Kim Jong Un flouts his own rules in recent Mount Paektu climb

Photographs of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ascending Mount Paektu recently published in Rodong Sinmun have come under criticism for embodying the realities...

Air raid drill held in Ryanggang Province on October 19

The entire province of Ryanggang conducted an air raid drill on October 19. The drill was managed by the Security Department of the Ministry...

North Korean smugglers self-inspect to avoid punishment by authorities

Smugglers have started inspecting their own goods to be sent across the border into China, North Korean sources report. The behavior is arising due to...

Flooding in Kangwon Province following Typhoon Soulik

Despite diminishing in strength prior to making landfall in North Korea, Typhoon Soulik’s heavy rain and winds caused significant flooding in North Korea’s eastern...

Suspected North Korean hackers attempt to hack Unification Media Group

Suspected North Korean hackers have launched a phishing operation targeting North Korean human rights organizations and activists. Emails have been fabricated to appear as...

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