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November 21, 2019

International sanctions not a concern for some market vendors in North Korea

North Korea’s markets continue to face stagnation despite a steady stream of market goers and products being sold. Market vendors, however, say that sales...
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...

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...
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...

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...
North Korean workers at a restaurant in Dandong (taken in July 2018)

Regime squeezes North Korean workers in China for funds

The North Korean authorities are pressuring North Korean laborers in China to contribute more funds to underwrite large-scale state construction projects back at home. Earlier this...
Border guards in North Pyongan Province along the Amnok River.

For real reform, North Korea must address its human rights abuses, says Human Rights...

According to Human Rights Watch's World Report 2019, an annual comprehensive review of human rights records in over 100 countries and territories around the...
North Korean workers

What do North Koreans think will happen with the denuclearization process and international sanctions...

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are scheduled to hold their second nuclear summit in Vietnam on February 27....

Pyongyang resident shares feelings on inter-Korean relations

The citizens of Pyongyang enthusiastically welcomed South Korean President Moon Jae In during his visit to the city this past September for the third...

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