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Many petitioners in S. Hamgyong Province not heading to their designated areas

Many people in South Hamgyong Province who “petitioned” and were then selected to work in rural areas and other hard-to-survive places are not heading...

North Hamgyong Province party committee discusses measures to develop fishing industry

The provincial party committee of North Hamgyong Province has reportedly held a plenary meeting to discuss ways to fulfill economic plans in the fisheries...
A tractor on a farm in North Korea

Around 50 people died in tractor accidents in N. Hwanghae Province during April

With the recent mobilization of North Koreans to support spring planting at farms throughout the country, there have been frequent accidents involving farm machinery...

N. Hamgyong Province party committee holds emergency meeting to discuss agriculture and pandemic-related issues

The provincial party assembly of North Hamgyong Province recently convened an emergency enlarged meeting following an enlarged meeting of the Third Political Bureau of...

Vinyl film theft at Kaesong farm leads to investigation

North Korean security officials are investigating an incident in Kaesong involving the theft of vinyl film from a collective farm, Daily NK has learned. “Four...

N. Korea’s efforts to mechanize agricultural sector haven’t led to much success

While the North Korean authorities have been focusing on mechanizing the farm sector to resolve the country’s chronic food shortages, the results have been...
working cows

N. Korea to curb illegal slaughtering, ownership of working cows

Following an order by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the country's Central Committee recently instructed party, administrative and judicial authorities to clamp down...
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Spread of tubercular lymphadenitis causes alarm in S. Hwanghae Province

Efforts to mobilize labor for collective farms in South Hwanghae Province have gone into emergency mode after a recent spike in cases of tubercular...

The Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory is still unable to produce fertilizer properly

The Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory — promoted by North Korean authorities as “a creation of self-reliant strength and prosperity” — has been unable to...
North Korean workers

N. Korea generates “atmosphere of competition” to fulfill manure quotas

As North Korea wages a “battle for manure” across the country, some regions are pressuring individuals and families to cough up money if they...

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