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April 25, 2019

Knowledge Economy Turns Teachers to Coal

In accordance with Kim Jong Eun’s 2012 declaration “to make North Korea into a strong country based on a knowledge economy,” a compulsory 12-year education...

Twelve Hours on a Train, Waiting for Kim

There were substantial security and restriction measures in force in the area surrounding Shinuiju Station from the day before Kim Jong Il passed through...

Smuggling routes frozen in Dandong after crackdown

Sources in North Korea report that smuggling in the border regions of Dandong (Liaoning Province) and Sinuiju (North Pyongan Province) have come to a...

Squid fishing complicated by ‘200-Day Battle’

Squid fishermen intending to get to work in the East Sea have had their businesses put on hold by the “200-Day Battle” and the extra burden required...

Security Fears Rise on Bugs and Break-ins

North Korean state security operatives along the border with China are embroiled in a round of secret searches of residential homes and have begun using up-to-date...

New population census in the floodstricken regions potentially aims to discourage defections

The photo above was taken prior to the flooding and shows barbed wire fences in Musan County, North Hamgyong Province. The regime has sought...

Jang Sung Taek Returned to Core of Power

Shenyang, China -- A Daily NK source from North Korea reports that Jang Sung Taek, the Director of the Ministry of Administration of the...

Pyongyang Residents Secretly Watch KBS 9pm News

It was found that Pyongyang residents in North Korea have secretly watched KBS 1 TV on high-fidelity receivers smuggled from China and TVs made...

“Remove Tags, then Sell Them”

The North Korean authorities are reportedly reacting more strictly than normal to overt sales of products from South Korea in the country’s domestic markets....

Coal Exports Hitting Domestic Prices

North Koreans are becoming increasingly anxious about heating problems due to the rocketing prices of coal as winter approaches. Compared with previous years, supplies...

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