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Classroom doors at N. Korean schools “sealed shut”

North Korea’s education authorities have taken the unprecedented step of locking the doors to school classrooms and affixing them with “paper seals” amid efforts...

Pence Cartoon: “Deflated”

Explanatory Note “Deflated” reveals the contradictions of North Korea’s response to COVID-19. The country still maintains that it has no COVID-19 cases, which is almost...

N. Korea has quarantined 865 suspected COVID-19 cases

North Korea has quarantined at least 865 people showing symptoms of COVID-19 infections in government-designated facilities across the country, Daily NK has learned. A report...

State-owned coal mines are finding new ways to make money

With sanctions still in place and trade with China at record lows due to the COVID-19 pandemic, North Korean state-owned coal mines are finding...

N. Korean students return to school amid stringent disease control measures

North Korean students returned to school on June 3 amid stringent measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to a Daily NK source...

Source: Dozens recently died at two Pyongsong hospitals

Dozens of people in two South Pyongan Province hospitals recently died after suffering symptoms similar to those caused by COVID-19 infections, Daily NK has...

N. Korea delays the start of school from June 1 to...

North Korea has delayed the start of school from June 1 to June 3 because so many schools throughout the country failed to properly...

N. Korean soldiers face punishment after breaking quarantine

A group of soldiers who broke quarantine after suffering symptoms similar to that of COVID-19 faced harsh punishment for breaking North Korea’s disease control...

N. Korea distributes documents educating people about COVID-19

North Korean authorities recently distributed a set of documents telling people in the country how to detect early signs of COVID-19 and ways to...

N. Korea orders schools to follow strict disease prevention rules

North Korean authorities recently issued an order instructing the country’s schools to be thoroughly sterilized and for disease control measures to be implemented ahead...

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