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December 6, 2020

Lockdown in Manpo lifted, but some 100 people have died of coronavirus-like symptoms

The lockdown in Manpo, Chagang Province, which was implemented amid fears COVID-19 had entered the city, was lifted this past Saturday, but over 100...

A fire broke out recently near N. Korea’s missile base in Dongchang Village

A forest fire that broke out near North Korea’s missile base in Dongchang Village, Cholsan County, North Pyongan Province, on Nov. 10 incinerated a...

N. Korea completes deployment of Kumsong-3 cruise missiles on land and at sea

Daily NK has learned that North Korea has recently completed deployment of its Kumsong-3 cruise missile at sea and on land.  Based on the Russian-made...
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N. Korean officials try to get accurate read on the economy

With the North Korean authorities busily coming up with the goals and political slogans to use in the new five-year economic development plan ahead...

North Korea Market Price Update: November 15, 2020

All prices shown in KPW and current as of November 15, 2020. Data: Daily NK
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Group formed to crack down on smoking in North Hamgyong Province

A group to enforce “social compliance” with anti-smoking legislation passed during Nov. 4’s plenary session of the Presidium of North Korea’s Supreme People’s Assembly...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reads a letter from U.S. President Donald Trump

Choe Son Hui reworking N. Korea’s foreign policy strategy toward US

North Korea’s authorities are in the midst of rewriting their diplomatic strategy following Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden win in this month’s US presidential...
Musan County, North Hamgyong Province residence

Three state security officials arrested for misconduct in Musan back in July

Three officials belonging to the Ministry of State Security (MSS) office in Musan County, North Hamgyong Province, were dismissed and their assets confiscated on...
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N. Korea continues crackdown on use of Chinese-made mobile phones

Amid the regime's efforts to block the flow of information into and from the country, North Korean authorities recently held lectures in Yanggang Province...
Freight train in Pyongyang

N. Korea and China move away from plans to restart international train service

North Korea and China have recently moved away from plans to restart international train service between the two countries, Daily NK has learned. Daily NK...

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