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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...
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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...
Residents wait to see detained family members at a Ministry of State Security office in a border region of North Korea

Intensifying crackdown on Christians in the Sino-DPRK border region

Editor’s comment: In the past, Pyongyang was a city with a significant Christian population, and was even referred to as the “Jerusalem of the...

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...
A Survey on the North Korean Media Environment and North Korean Exposure to Foreign Media

UMG releases 200-person survey on North Korea’s shifting media landscape

Since gaining power in 2012, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has strengthened the country's crackdowns on “foreign information.” Recently, however, the Unification Media...

Impact of Xi’s planned visit to North Korea on the country’s civilian economy

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to North Korea on June 20-21 has garnered significant international interest on the impact it will have on the...
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”...

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