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Kim Jong Un orders special meal for soldiers at Okryu-gwan

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered Pyongyang’s Okryu-gwan restaurant to serve breakfast to soldiers on the morning of Kim Jong Il’s birthday...

N. Korean woman died of coronavirus infection in late January

A woman in Pyongyang died of a novel coronavirus infection in January despite North Korean claims that the country has not suffered an outbreak...

N. Korea to “temporarily deport” foreign diplomats with “suspicious symptoms”

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered his Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) to "screen all foreign embassies in Pyongyang" to identify and...

N. Korean workers confined to dormitories in China

North Korean workers at factories and restaurants in China have become confined to their dormitories as the Chinese government continues to fight the Wuhan...

Why did N. Korea relocate its National Defense University?

This article is part of a series written by Daily NK journalist Kim Jeong Hyun entitled "North Korea's Secret Stories."  In the early 2000s, students...

Kim Kyong Hui and Kim Jong Un’s tottering hold on power

On Jan. 25, Kim Kyong Hui, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s paternal aunt (and Kim Jong Il's sister), appeared publicly for the first...

N. Korean military smuggles in S. Korean face masks

A trading company affiliated with the Ministry of People's Armed Forces, the military's main logistics agency, recently smuggled in large amounts of health masks...

Key North Korean officials in China recalled home

North Korea recalled some of its key officials based in China back to North Korea in late January and they are currently being quarantined...

N. Korea quarantines suspected coronavirus cases in Sinuiju

Following the broadcast of a North Korean health ministry official discussing the symptoms of the Wuhan coronavirus on state television on Jan. 21, North...

Pyongyang boosts state collection of electricity fees

North Korean authorities recently implemented an experimental measure in Pyongyang aimed at increasing the state’s collection of electricity fees to pay for the opening...

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