missile launch

N. Korea’s mass organizations lecture members about threats from abroad

North Korean social organizations, including the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea, the Socialist Women's Union of Korea and the Socialist Patriotic Youth...

Young people who helped build Pyongyang’s Jonwi Street rewarded with party membership

The North Korean authorities have rewarded the young people who helped build Pyongyang's Jonwi Street by selecting some of them to join the Workers'...
mooncakes, discipline

N. Hamgyong Province intensifies crackdowns on consumption, distribution of foreign content

Crackdowns and inspections targeting the consumption or distribution of foreign content, including South Korean movies and dramas, have suddenly intensified in North Hamgyong Province...
school homes

IT classes cause frustration among N. Korean middle schoolers

Many North Korean middle school students are frustrated because they have to bring computers to their IT classes, Daily NK has learned. Speaking on condition...
struggle session, criticism, punishment, foreign media,

Two Sariwon teenagers publicly tried for distributing S. Korean songs, photos

Two teenage boys in Sariwon were recently sentenced in a public trial on charges of distributing South Korean songs and photos, Daily NK has...

N. Korea’s Central Committee officials seek out female instrumentalists as daughters-in-law

Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea prefer female instrumentalists as daughters-in-law, Daily NK has learned. The number of engagements or...
weapons

N. Korea hands out eight months’ worth of rations to major munitions factories

North Korea has recently provided workers at eight major munitions factories in Pyongyang, North Pyongan Province, and other areas of the country with eight...

North Koreans seek out cold noodles as weather heats up

An increasing number of market goers have been seeking out Chongsu naengmyeon (cold noodles) in some North Korean cities, Daily NK has learned. “Chongsu naengmyeon...

Hyesan resident arrested after delivering money to defector’s family in Hamhung

A Hyesan resident was recently arrested by North Korean state security agents after he delivered money to a defector's family in Hamhung on the...

Young N. Koreans want to watch hit S. Korean movie “Exhuma”

A growing number of North Korean young people in Hoeryong are expressing interest in the South Korean movie "Exhuma," which was released in February,...

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