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January 19, 2022

North Korea plans to hand out special pardons to commemorate deceased leaders’ birthdays

North Korea plans to hand out special pardons in the first part of this year. North Korean authorities will apparently use the pardon to...
Popular South Korean cosmetics on offer in North Korean markets

North Korean prices of South Korean cosmetics skyrocket 10-fold since start of 2022

The price of South Korean cosmetics in North Korea has skyrocketed 10-fold since the start of the new year. Purchasing South Korean cosmetics, a...
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North Korean authorities authorize plan to sell pine nuts to the Chinese through Nampo...

North Korean authorities recently authorized a plan by North Hamgyong Province officials to sell pine nuts in their possession to China through Nampo Port. According...
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Graffiti criticizing Kim Jong Un recently discovered in Pyongyang

Graffiti that directly criticized North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was recently discovered in Pyongyang. The discovery came as the city hosted the Fourth Plenary...
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Yanggang Province’s provincial party committee discusses China-North Korea trade

The provincial party committee of Yanggang Province recently discussed the issue of Sino-North Korean trade with local traders, Daily NK has learned.  In a telephone...

Students at N. Korean tank training school produce compost

With North Korean authorities already preparing for farming next year to expand food production, even students at a military tank training school are producing...
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Some North Korean forced labor camps giving more “production tasks” than last year

Inmates at some forced labor camps in North Korea have reportedly been tasked with producing more wigs, false eyelashes and other goods. This suggests...

N. Korea shuts down access to Pyongyang ahead of party plenary meeting

North Korea has reportedly shut down access to Pyongyang with the Eighth Central Committee of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea holding its Fourth...
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Elderly woman in Hamhung “talk of the town” after publicly criticizing provincial party secretary

A source says an elderly woman in Hamhung, South Hamgyong Province has become the talk of town after she recently began publicly lambasting the...
Hoeryong White Apricot Jam. Image: DPRK Today

Family of former soldier found collapsed due to hunger in unheated home

The family of a former military officer was recently found collapsed in their home due to starvation in Hoeryong, North Hamgyong Province, Daily NK...

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