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July 21, 2019

Hwang Pyong So Confirmed to New Post

North Korea’s Hwang Pyong So has been confirmed to a new post within the Chosun Workers’ Party political bureau, adding to his already influential position within...

“2007 North Korea Freedom Week” begins in Washington

The DailyNK held an online interview with Suzanne Scholte, President of the Defense Forum Foundation and Chairman for the North Korea Freedom Coalition. For...

NK Unlikely to “Ban” Visit of Little Value

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon attracted attention earlier this week when he declared a willingness to visit North Korea, under certain circumstances and...

Call for Peace, or Precursor to Provocation?

Recent North Korean steps to improve bilateral relations with South Korea, including the wide-ranging National Defense Commission statement of January 16th and subsequent January...

Pains of the 150-Day Battle

Kim, an anonymous interviewee from Chongjin who spoke to Daily NK by cell phone, next explained the side effects of the “150-Day Battle,” which...

Hitting Kim Hardest in the Pocket

The results of the investigation into the causes of the Cheonan incident are scheduled to be released on or around May 20th; however, both...

Inter-Korean Talks for Denuclearization May Run in Circles

As Jimmy Carter, former U.S. President, delivered Kim Jong Il’s message that he was “prepared for a summit meeting directly with President Lee Myung...

Meet the North Korean Olympic Team

Fifty-six North Korean athletes will be competing in the London Olympics, which kick off later today. The country will be represented in soccer, wrestling,...

Crunch Time for NK Human Rights Act

Many eyes are now on February's provisional session of the South Korean National Assembly and, more specifically, the way it handles the controversial North...

Kim Regime Sending out Messages

Promoting Kim Jong Eun to ‘marshal’ and issuing an announcement containing the news this lunchtime with considerable fanfare is Pyongyang’s indirect way of informing...

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