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November 28, 2021

MPS steps up surveillance to suppress potential ‘pot stirrers’

The North Korean government has recently ordered for a thorough investigation and reports on the movements of the “wavering” class within North Korea's songbun classification system, which...

Defector Families Are Moneybags for NSA Agents

In advance of next week’s lunar New Year’s Day holiday, National Security Agency agents are concentrating on getting together things for the holiday from...

North Korean authorities turn blind eye to domestic violence

North Korea’s MPS personnel are known to decline to intervene in domestic violence incidents. Image: Daily NKMinistry of People's Security officers in Hoeryong City,...
Factories in Pyongyang raw materials

N. Korea orders factories to produce their own raw materials

North Korea recently issued an order that directs factories throughout the country to resolve supply shortages on their own and to devise measures for...

OGD Rises in power and influence

In the wake of Jang Song Thaek’s December 2013 execution, the Central Administrative Department of the Korean Workers’ Party has steadily ceded ground to the...

Samiyon construction temporarily suspended on safety concerns

Work brigades dispatched to state construction sites in Samjiyon have been temporarily sent home and construction suspended due to safety concerns and plummeting temperatures...

Old Responses to New Leaders

A recent arrival to South Korea, Kim Gwang Sik, using an alias, revealed to Daily NK, “Between close friends and family, people sneer at...

Radio broadcasts encourage Party cadres to compare notes

More Workers’ Party cadres in North Korea are tuning into banned radio broadcasts beamed in from other countries on a regular basis, and with this comes...
Market official on patrol in Sunchon, South Pyongan Province

Small price falls in grain and other foodstuffs reported in some regions of North...

The price of grain and major foodstuffs has fallen slightly compared to last month in some regions in North Korea. According to a Daily NK...

Hyesan Set for Twin Kim Statues

The North Korean authorities have unveiled plans to construct twin statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in the border city of...

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