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Kim Jong Un orders plans for new construction in Pyongyang during...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered the preparation of a new "master plan" for the construction of homes and other structures in...

Yanggang Province building projects suspended due to COVID-19 measures

Measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, including the shutdown of the Sino-North Korean border, are causing the suspension of various construction projects...

Minister of State Construction Control censured by government

Kwon Song Ho, the head of North Korea’s Ministry of State Construction Control, was given a “stern warning” on Aug. 11 as punishment for...

MPARI: North Korea’s elite architectural design institute

This article is part of a series written by Daily NK journalist Kim Jeong Hun entitled “North Korea’s Secret Stories.”  In an era where even...

N. Korea purchases “premium” construction materials from China

After grinding to a halt to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there are signs that trade between North Korea and China is slowly recovering,...

N. Korea dials up recruitment drive for construction workers

North Korean authorities are trying to recruit even more able-bodied construction workers to finish important projects by Oct. 10, the anniversary of the founding...

Kim Yo Jong orders literary works for Pyongyang hospital project

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, has ordered the creation of a series of literary works focused on the Pyongyang...

The Pyongyang General Hospital project’s dark side

The focus on speed at the Pyongyang General Hospital project has led to a spate of accidents at the construction site, Daily NK has...

Samjiyon projects face continued obstacles to completion by Oct. 10

Construction projects in Samjiyon are currently making slow progress due to a lack of construction materials and food - and even complacency among construction...

Ri Man Gon reappears as Pyongyang General Hospital project head

Ri Man Gon, a high-level North Korean government official who was dismissed earlier this year for his involvement in a corruption scandal, is now...

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