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September 23, 2019

North Korean hacker group infiltrates popular South Korean security program

A hacker group likely supported by North Korea has launched an advanced persistent threat (APT) attack by inserting malicious code in a popular South...
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Family commits suicide in Yodok prison camp

A family of four imprisoned at the Yodok prison camp (Kwan-li-so Camp 15) in South Hamgyong Province has committed group suicide, Daily NK has...

Far-left group protests against UMG-Thae Yong Ho collaboration

Members of the Paektu Protection Squad, which was created to welcome North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Seoul, last week visited the offices...
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Facing rising public discontent, North Korea targets drinking sessions

North Korean residents are increasingly expressing their discontent with the Kim Jong Un regime. Reflecting this worsening sentiment, North Korean authorities have ordered local...
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North Korea orders “simple” Chuseok celebrations

North Koreans are celebrating Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) modestly this year due to continued economic difficulties and an order by the authorities to “celebrate the...
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New gas stations putting private sellers out of business 

At least four state-owned gas stations are operating in the Ryanggang Province city of Hyesan and two additional stations are set to open soon,...
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Teenager fights pine nut farm guards, killing one 

After entering a pine nut farm illegally, a teenager in Ryanggang Province defended himself from the farm’s guards with a knife, causing one fatality...
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Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

Family disappears after child takes scissors to Kim portraits  The Daily NK learned belatedly that at the end of July an entire family from Chongjin,...
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Soldiers dispatched to Pyongsan uranium mine

North Korea has recently dispatched soldiers who finished their mandatory service periods to a uranium mine in Pyongsan, North Hwanghae Province, Daily NK has...
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Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

Korean Constitution changed to augment Kim Jong Un’s power Kim Jong Un continues to expand his power. During the second session of the 14th Supreme...

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