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September 22, 2018

Pine mushrooms shipped en masse to Pyongyang: inter-Korean summit gifts?

Premium pine mushrooms have traditionally been a major export item for North Korea. Sources report that a large shipment was recently sent to the...

[Photo] Lecture summary reveals continued emphasis on nuclear weapons development

As North Korea celebrated the 70th anniversary of its founding on September 9, the authorities handed down an order for lectures that place emphasis...

Industrial accidents rise as construction boom envelops Hyesan

As North Korea mobilizes massive resources to “spruce up Samjiyon  County,” nearby Hyesan City is also seeing active development. Although the city is being...

North Korea orders supplies to be sent to flood-stricken province

Massive floods following torrential rain that occurred from July 28 to early August in North Korea’s southern provinces led to 76 deaths, reports the...

North Korea tightens control over construction material distribution

North Korea has launched a series of large construction projects across the country including new buildings on the streets of Pyongyang, as well as...

North Korean authorities increased ‘loyalty’ contributions ahead of national anniversary

The North Korean authorities reportedly forced traders living abroad to contribute to the government’s “loyalty fund” to support the events held on September 9,...

Just another day for ordinary North Koreans as September 9 celebrations ignited in Pyongyang

Thousands gathered in Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square to commemorate the country’s founding on September 9. The events of the day were replete with...

[Photos] Privacy screens go up at Dandong Station again: More high-level exchanges in the...

Privacy screens have again been installed at Dandong Station in Liaoning Province, China, in what some Daily NK sources are calling an attempt to...

North Korean authorities call for vigilance against government imposters

North Korea’s period of mass starvation in the 1990s, otherwise known as the Arduous March, saw a dramatic rise in "crimes of necessity" committed...

Spate of arrests and repatriations follows tightened border control

North Korea’s tightened control of the border and coordination with Chinese intelligence organizations ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country...

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