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April 22, 2021

North Korean educational authorities rank average test scores of students nationwide

After North Korean students took their end-of-term final exams in February, the Ministry of Higher Education reportedly ranked the average test scores of students...

Sanatorium director in N. Pyongan Province arrested for selling bottled water at inflated prices

North Korean authorities recently dismissed the director of the Tongchang Sanatorium in Tongchang, North Pyongan Province, for filling his pockets by selling mineral water...

N. Korean Workers’ Party releases new information about recently-established justice department

The North Korean Workers’ Party Organization and Guidance Department (OGD) reportedly released information about the newly established justice department around the country. The authorities...

N. Korea begins construction on new political prisoner camp near uranium production facility

Amid confirmation that the North Korean authorities have tightened access to Pyongsan, North Hwanghae Province - the site of the Pyongsan Uranium Concentrate Plant...

Evidence suggests North Korea will stand by decision not to participate in Tokyo Olympics

North Korean authorities recently announced that they would not participate in the Tokyo Olympic Games in July, citing the COVID-19 pandemic as their reason...

North Korea transfers control of important military shipbuilding factory to Munitions Industry Department

North Korean authorities have reportedly transferred a shipyard that used to be controlled by the navy to the Munitions Industry Department (MID), raising its...

Daily NK and Transitional Justice Working Group sign agreement to enhance cooperation

Daily NK and the Transitional Justice Working Group (TJWG) have recently joined forces to investigate human rights violations and promote freedom of information in...

Kim Il Sung birthday crackers are being sold in local markets before start of...

Multiple sources have informed Daily NK that Day of the Sun (North Korea’s biggest holiday) crackers are being sold in local markets before the...

North Korean authorities transfer management of special road near Sinuiju to Ministry of State...

North Korean authorities reportedly renamed a road near the North Korea-China border and transferred its management from the Ministry of Social Security to the...
kim il sung university college entrance exams schools students again start

North Korean authorities execute chairman of “Distance Education Act” commission

Daily NK learned recently that following an Organization and Guidance Department (OGD) investigation into the Ministry of Higher Education's "non-standing commission for the implementation...

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