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Photos from Hyesan reveal the impact of disease control efforts

Two months have passed since North Korea shut down its borders to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) into the country from...

Sources: N. Korea planning largest military parade ever in October

North Korea is in preparations for the largest military parade in its history on Oct. 10, involving 23,000 soldiers, Daily NK has learned. Oct....

Supreme People’s Assembly reps to arrive in Pyongyang by Apr. 4,...

Daily NK sources have reported that Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA) representatives must arrive in Pyongyang between Apr. 4 and Apr. 5.  “These representatives have been...

Facing fuel oil shortages, cement factories modify production processes

North Korea has recently ordered cement factories to produce cement with technology and raw materials acquired domestically. “The authorities have been telling factories not to...

N. Korea’s state-run smuggling activities continue despite coronavirus

With the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of abating, North Korea has intensified its disease control measures, especially for individuals engaging in state-sponsored smuggling...

Eleven Chongori prisoners die after suffering from respiratory issues

Eleven prisoners at the Chongori Prison in North Hamgyong Province have reportedly died after suffering from respiratory issues, Daily NK has learned.  “The prisoners had...

Disease control efforts are impacting compost production, sources

Daily NK sources have reported that North Korea’s efforts aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19 have begun to impact compost production this year.  North...

Sources: N. Korean laborers in China have still not returned to...

With the novel coronavirus outbreak seemingly under control, Chinese factories and businesses are gradually returning to normal operations. North Korean laborers in China, however,...

N. Korean soldiers die after suffering from fevers and breathing problems

Three soldiers guarding the Sino-North Korean border in Chagang Province recently died after suffering from fevers and breathing problems, Daily NK has learned.  All of...

N. Korean smuggler executed after crossing Sino-North Korean border

A smuggler in his 50s was recently executed in North Pyongan Province, sources told Daily NK earlier this month. The man was accused of...

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