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North Korean family in Hyesan placed in isolation facility for illegally raising cat

Amid efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, North Korean authorities in Hyesan, Yanggang Province, recently placed a family into an isolation facility for...
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North Hamgyong Province party committee evaluates COVID-19 control measures over past year

Earlier this month, North Hamgyong Province's party committee held a meeting to evaluate the province's COVID-19 control measures over the past year and to...
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North Korea imports COVID-19 vaccine samples from China and Russia

North Korea recently imported some COVID-19 vaccine samples from Russia and China, but these samples are being used for research and development purposes, not...

Head of Mangyongdae Revolutionary School demoted for failing to prevent suspected COVID-19 outbreak

Approximately ten students from Mangyongdae Revolutionary School have reportedly died from suspected COVID-19 infections, Daily NK has learned. Mangyongdae Revolutionary School is an elite...
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N. Korean authorities check to ensure livestock farms are following veterinary quarantine measures

North Korean authorities are reportedly conducting an audit to check and register whether livestock farms, livestock units, and households around the country are raising...

N. Korean authorities try to persuade violators of COVID-19 guidelines to turn themselves in

North Korean authorities are reportedly trying to persuade violators of COVID-19 guidelines into turning themselves in. This new strategy starkly contrasts with the fact that...
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North Korean authorities lift Sakju County lockdown following complaints

The lockdown imposed on Sakju County, North Pyongan Province, was lifted on Tuesday at 6 PM, Daily NK has learned.  After complaints by locals reached...

North Korean border guards in Chagang Province seen wearing gas masks

Soldiers in the border buffer zone in Chunggang-eup, Chagang Province, were recently seen wearing full gas masks instead of medical masks. According to a...
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Lockdown in Sakju downgraded after incident involving death of prematurely born baby

The lockdown recently ordered for Sakju County, South Hamgyong Province, has been downgraded following a tragic incident involving the death of a prematurely born...
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Chongjin eases COVID-19 rules in local markets, yet locals are still unhappy

North Korea has reportedly imposed new rules to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Chongjin’s markets, causing complaints among the residents of the city. A...

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