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November 17, 2019

Downtown residents mobilized for final stretch of rice planting

Every year in May and June in North Korea, a nationwide “rice planting battle” is carried out. During this period, men and women of...

Pyongsong residence permits sell for 1,500 USD in North Korea

    One of the most significant barriers that separates the urban and rural areas in North Korea is the resident registration system. Every household in...

North Korean officials abuse power to secure retirement

Reports suggest that senior North Korean officials are engaging in a new method to ensure financial security following their retirement. The practice involves grooming...

North Korea’s mass gymnastics performances to resume after five years

On September 9, which marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean regime, North Korea's mass gymnastics performances are resuming for...

[Photo] A new oath and Kim Jong Un’s leadership grooming

Towards the end of the 1960s, North Korea established the so-called "Ten Principles for the Establishment of the Party’s One Ideology System.” There has...

North Koreans defy mobilization orders for Wonsan-Kalma Shore Tourist Zone construction

Unification Media Group (UMG): It’s time for another weekly update and we’re speaking with reporter Kang Mi Jin to hear about the newest social...

Regime tightened control over key personnel prior to US-NK summit

Prior to his departure to Singapore for the historic US-NK summit, Kim Jong Un took measures to reduce the possibility of a political crisis...

Mother sides with daughter over son in inheritance dispute

A Daily NK source has reported that a recent dispute between siblings over the inheritance of a home in North Korea has led to...

‘Inadequate agreement’ or ‘mutual will’?

While the U.S.-North Korea summit will be remembered as an historic event, the resultant agreement on denuclearization fell short of expectations. The joint statement...

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