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N. Korea locks down entirety of Chagang Province due to COVID-19...

All of Chagang Province has reportedly been put under lockdown just five days after the province’s Wiwon County was put under lockdown due to...

N. Korea locks down county in Chagang Province due to COVID-19...

A lockdown order has reportedly been issued in Wiwon County, Chagang Province, after several deaths of individuals displaying symptoms of COVID-19. With deaths occurring...

Lockdown in Manpo lifted, but some 100 people have died of...

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...

N. Korea replaces road signs, other markers in Chagang Province

North Korean authorities replaced road signs and other markers on national roads in Chagang Province in the runup to Party Foundation Day on Oct....

Chagang Province begins efforts to “resolve” local food shortages

Following an order by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to "resolve" food shortages nationwide, Chagang Province officials have begun constructing large-scale irrigation facilities...

Students, senior citizens mobilized to mine for calcium carbonate in Chagang...

Amid the push to finish the Pyongyang General Hospital by Oct. 10, North Korea has been sending senior citizens and students into a mine...

Chagang Province locality experiences COVID-19 “false alarm”

A case of paratyphoid fever in Wiwon County, Chagang Province, in mid-April sparked local concern about a potential COVID-19 outbreak, even leading to the...

N. Korea tightens flow of people in and out of Chagang...

North Korean authorities recently established two new sentry posts on roads heading into Chagang Province as part of efforts to better monitor the movement...

N. Korea cuts flow of electricity, fuel to some parts of...

North Korea recently reduced supplies of electricity to Chagang Province and other parts of the country, in a development that may lead to significant...

Chagang Province forestry official executed for illegal corn farm

The head of a local forest management office in Chagang Province was recently executed for removing saplings from state-owned land and planting corn in...

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