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Falling glass panel kills two, injures one

A large glass panel fell on three workers as they were loading it onto a railway car in Nampo earlier this month, killing two...

Behind the only known student uprising in North Korea

Ethnic Chinese (also called hwagyo, or "overseas Chinese") hold a unique place in North Korean society. This is due largely in part to North...

Two perspectives of one North Korean Potemkin village

A North Korean Potemkin Village  People view North Korea in two different ways. For example, take a look at the picture above. You can see...

Family commits suicide in Yodok prison camp

A family of four imprisoned at the Yodok prison camp (Kwan-li-so Camp 15) in South Hamgyong Province has committed group suicide, Daily NK has...

Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

SNAPSHOTS Grandiose Youth Day Celebrations Despite Economic Troubles  North Korean officials ordered that grand celebrations be held for this year’s Youth Day (August 28th), a national...

Foreign expert notes flaws in North Korea’s medical system

Training for mid- to high-level managers at hospitals in Ryanggang Province to discuss the region’s medical system included participation by a foreign expert, Daily...

Teachers’ rally sparks hope for change in North Korea’s education system 

The North Korean government has announced through the Rodong Sinmun and other state-run media that a rally will be held to discuss ‘transformation of...

Anti-US vitriol absent during armistice anniversary

North Korea held events nationwide to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice Agreement, marking the end of the Korean War...

‘Mallima speed’ and ‘socialist revolution’ dominate state media

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits a construction site in Samjiyon County, Ryanggang Province. Image: Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). The North Korean authorities...

North Korean family arrested during defection attempt

A North Korean family who were preparing to escape to South Korea were arrested and interrogated by members of the Ministry of State Security...

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