23 C
Pyongyang
July 6, 2020
coal money

State-owned coal mines are finding new ways to make money

With sanctions still in place and trade with China at record lows due to the COVID-19 pandemic, North Korean state-owned coal mines are finding...
mobile money

“Mobile money”: an increasingly popular way of gifting to others

North Koreans in Pyongyang are increasingly sending mobile phone minutes to others as gifts instead of attending birthdays or weddings as the country continues...
hyesan director homeless

Behind the rise of homeless people in North Korea

Daily NK has reported on the increase of homeless people in North Korea over the past several months. In February, there were reports that...
North Korean women bikes support

N. Korea’s women are called on to support farming activities

North Korean authorities have recently begun to spread propaganda to members of the Socialist Women's Union of Korea (SWUK) that stress the need for...
soldiers construction

Soldiers sent to Mt. Kumgang construction sites from last year

North Korean soldiers in Kangwon Province were sent to work on construction projects in the Mt. Kumgang Tourist Region from late last year, Daily...
boxes

N. Korean citizens in China pressured to buy IPTV set-top boxes

North Korean authorities are pressuring overseas residents of China to purchase a domestically-made IPTV set-top box as part of efforts to strengthen ideological education,...
chongjin security

Lectures for security officials focus on dangers of S. Korean leaflets

North Korean authorities in North Hamgyong Province recently held a lecture for security officials focused on the dangers of South Korean propaganda, Daily NK...

Security officials demand US dollar bribe from travelling family

Security officials in South Hamgyong Province arrested a family travelling northwards by car last month and have detained them until they pay a USD...
soldiers dmz

N. Korean soldiers involved in DMZ shooting face light punishment

North Korean soldiers involved in the exchange of fire with South Korean troops last month in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) were punished by having...
plenary session talks constitution source

Source provides insight into two new major figures in North Korea’s leadership

A Daily NK source recently provided insight into two new major figures in North Korea's leadership. North Korea recently appointed Rim Gwang-il as the head...

Recent Articles