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August 9, 2020
quarantine

Sources: N. Korea has released some people from quarantine

Daily NK sources in Ryanggang Province have confirmed North Korean state media reports that some of the North Koreans quarantined between Feb. 1 and...
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The rise of the technocrats: Kim Yong Hwan and Ri Tae Il

The recent appointment of two Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) officials to senior posts in Pyongyang and Ryanggang Province is directly connected to important...
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N. Korean officials say that COVID-19 can be beaten in one month

North Korean officials are suggesting that the country can "beat COVID-19" over the next month with exhaustive disease control efforts, Daily NK sources have...
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N. Korean officials tell population to use “salt water” to contain virus

North Korean officials are telling people in the country to use "salt water” to disinfect their hands and surfaces in their homes and workplaces,...
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Sources: Almost 200 soldiers have died from COVID-19

Around 200 North Korean soldiers from several branches of the military have died from symptoms that may have been caused by the novel coronavirus...
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No Kwang Chol appointed commander of elite “front line” unit

Former Minister of the People's Armed Forces No Kwang Chol was recently appointed commander of I Army Corps, an elite unit based on North...
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Kim Jong Un orders construction of “Kim Jong Suk Street” in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered the building of new apartments in Pyongyang and Chagang Province, along with the construction of “Kim...
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Tracking the history of North Korea’s “Bureau 11”

This article is part of a series written by Daily NK journalist Kim Jeong Hun entitled “North Korea’s Secret Stories.”  After North Korea suffered a...

Daily NK Snapshots from North Korea

Daily NK Snapshots are synopses of select articles from our Korean website. Snapshots provide a window into the Daily NK’s reporting—domestic news items that...
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N. Korea’s Mar. 2 drills involved newly-developed rocket artillery systems

North Korea’s firing of two short-range projectiles over the sea from the Wonsan area on the east coast on Mar. 2 was aimed at...

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