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The Pyongyang 2425, North Korea's latest smartphone model

North Korea’s latest smartphone made by Chinese manufacturer

After running a search for the “identity number” of North Korea’s newest smartphone, the Pyongyang 2425, which North Korea alleges is produced by its...
Nuclear facilities in Yongbyon County, South Pyongan Province, North Korea

Radioactive decay from North Korean nuclear facility causes birth defects in Bungang

<Editor’s Note> There are many highly restricted areas in North Korea, including ‘Kwanliso (prison camps)’ where so-called political criminals are detained due to ideological...

Eight additional North Korean defectors arrested by Chinese authorities

Eight defectors were arrested by Chinese police in late May, according to Voice of America. Voice of America (VOA) reported on May 30 that four...
North Korea's latest smartphone, Pyongyang 2425

A look inside North Korea’s latest smartphone: The Pyongyang 2425

https://youtu.be/7Sl38W0k0T4 Daily NK recently acquired North Korea’s latest smartphone, the Pyongyang 2425. The phone has been described as “much improved in both functionality and design”...

North Koreans in dark about potential South Korean humanitarian aid

Editor's Note: Following a report by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) stating that 40% of North...
Gas stations on the outskirts of Pyongyang

Why are fuel prices falling in North Korea?

International oil prices have increased steadily since the start of the year, but fuel prices in North Korea are currently falling as strong international...
North Korean women at the customs office in Dandong in mid-February 2019

North Korean trader in China expresses concerns about his own precarious situation

North Korean workers in China facing visa denials or restrictions on their sojourn periods are being forced to return home, according to an affected...
Scene from the fifth meeting of company leaders and political instructors of the Korean People's Army held in Pyongyang on March 25 and 26

Attendee to North Korea’s March military conference shares meeting insights and details

Kim Jong Un’s emphasis on building a self-sustaining economy at the first session of its rubber-stamp parliament has been reiterated at the Fifth Meeting...
Kim Jong Un visits air force unit in this photo released by KCNA on April 17.

Kim Jong Un visits two military facilities in as many days

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently paid a visit to an air force base providing air cover for Pyongyang on April 16 -...

North Korean resident reacts to Hanoi summit

Following the news from the Hanoi summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, Daily NK conducted a short phone interview on...

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