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September 23, 2019

North Korea showcases first smart house

Competing brands for IoT-enabled speakers such as Kakao Mini and GIGA have been garnering a lot of attention in South Korea recently. In the...
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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...
Pine Nuts

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...

Leaders express hope that more South Koreans will visit Mt. Paektu

During his visit to Mt. Paektu with South Korean President Moon Jae In on the final day of the recent summit, North Korean leader...

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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Body of suspected North Korean set to receive burial in South Korea

The North Korean government has failed to respond to a proposal to return the body of an individual thought to be from North Korea...
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Government prices for blueberries fall, leading farmers to hoard

Parts of Ryanggang Province are at the height of the blueberry picking season, but farmers are voicing concerns because blueberry prices have fallen dramatically...

Subdued celebrations for Party Foundation Day, emphasis placed on warming ties with China

Despite being one of the country’s major holidays, North Korea did not hold any special celebrations to commemorate the establishment of the Workers’ Party...
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Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

Vessels with luxury goods slip through sanctions' loopholes (Jang Seul Gi) Despite international sanctions against North Korea, the country's elites have been able to exploit...
A tractor on a farm in North Korea

Farmer facing six months in labor camp for theft

A farmer in Paekam County, Ryanggang Province, has been sentenced to six months of forced labor after stealing unripened potatoes and barley, Daily NK...

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