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N. Korea’s new smartphone not yet available in stores

North Korea's new smartphone, the “Madusan,” is not yet available in stores, Daily NK has learned.  NK Economy, a South Korean news website specializing in...

N. Korean loggers die amid push to provide wood for housing...

A number of fatal accidents have recently occurred at logging companies under the Yanggang Province Bureau of Forestry Management, Daily NK has learned. “Two workers...

How are N. Korean market vendors responding to falling purchasing power...

Amid skyrocketing food prices due to the closure of the country's borders and smuggling routes, North Korea's market vendors have responded to the falling...

Several Pyongyangites subjected to a criticism session for illegal real estate...

Several people who received new homes in Pyongyang’s Songsin and Songhwa areas were recently subjected to an “ideological struggle meeting” after they were caught...

N. Korean elite jockey for job assignments in Pyongyang’s new Hwasong...

Following a recent decision to elevate Pyongyang's Hwasong area to "district" status, North Korean authorities have been busy organizing administrative units in the new...

Pyongyangites quarantined at home complain of water shortages

North Koreans quarantined at home in some parts of Pyongyang have recently complained of water shortages, leading the authorities to mobilize special military units...

N. Koreans eye investment opportunities in Pyongyang’s Hwasong District

Following the North Korean government’s move to develop new housing complexes in Pyongyang’s newly designated “Hwasong District,” many people in the city are eyeing...

Ordinary N. Korean soldiers are suffering due to a shortage of...

North Korean authorities are supplying COVID-19 medications to Pyongyang and other areas of the country with support of the military, but ordinary soldiers are...

What does “complete recovery” mean in the context of N. Korea’s...

North Korea can do little to treat those infected with COVID-19 given the country’s poor public health system and the lack of diagnostic equipment,...

N. Korea conducts mass testing in Pyongyang, people who refuse testing...

North Korean authorities are conducting mass testing in Pyongyang and other areas of the country to track down fever patients, and people who refuse...

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