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December 8, 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...

N. Korea appears to be building “townhouses” as part of large-scale housing project in...

Single-story houses with gardens reportedly account for 20% of the new homes being built as part of a large-scale housing project in Taepyong District,...
Elementary school in North Korea schools reopen

North Korean schools will go on vacation in August

North Korea’s education ministry recently issued orders regarding this year’s summer vacation during a virtual meeting with the education departments of the nation’s 13...
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People in parts of Yanggang Province no longer have access to tap water

North Koreans living in parts of Yanggang Province, including Hyesan, have not had access to tap water since mid-November, a source in the province...

North Korean Ministry of State Security agents complain of inadequate, low-quality rations

North Korean authorities recently provided two months of food to agents of the Ministry of State Security. However, agent morale is sagging despite the...
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North Korea threatens families of publicly active defectors living in South Korea

The Ministry of State Security appears to be trying to control the public activities of North Korean defectors settled in South Korea by threatening...
Phase two at the Samjiyon Construction Site.

North Korea’s revised Administrative Penalties Law strengthens punishments for violating air raid shelter-related regulations

A revised version of North Korea's Administrative Penalties Law recently obtained by Daily NK details violations surrounding the creation and usage of air raid...
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North Korean students mobilized to help out with flood relief during vacation

North Korean students may have gone on vacation as scheduled, but Daily NK has learned that rather than resting, students are instead being mobilized...

Lack of cabbage makes it difficult for N. Koreans to make kimchi

Economic difficulties are reportedly forcing residents of Yanggang Province to give up making winter kimchi for the second straight year. In a telephone conversation with...

N. Hamgyong Province party committee holds meeting about progress in improving childrearing policies

Daily NK has learned that the party committee of North Hamgyong Province recently held a meeting to evaluate how well the province was fulfilling...

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