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Parents of dead N. Korean soldier barred from viewing remains

The parents of a soldier, who died at the Samsok District training camp in Pyongyang, were denied access to his remains. Instead, they only...

Elite N. Korean military construction unit probed for corruption

Soldiers part of an elite military construction unit recently came under investigation for performing interior renovations at private homes for profit, Daily NK learned...

Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

Daily NK snapshots are summaries of select articles from our Korean website. Snapshots are written by our staff and are aimed at putting even...

1,000 ASF-infected pigs die in Pyongyang, sources report

Around 1,000 pigs at the Tokdong Pig Farm in Pyongyang died in early September due to African Swine Fever (ASF), Daily NK has learned.  The...

Smartphones continue to change North Korean society

Smartphones are driving major shifts in North Korean lifestyles, Daily NK sources recently reported.  “The mobile phone is single-handedly changing our lifestyles,” a Pyongyang-based source...

North Koreans still in the dark about inter-Korean soccer match

The North Korean government made no official announcement about the inter-Korean soccer match held at Kim Il Sung Stadium on Tuesday and ordinary North...

Pyongyang’s rumor mill is worried about illicit Chinese soybean oil

A rumor has recently been spreading among Pyongyangites that soybean oil from China is really illicit (recycled) cooking oil, Daily NK sources reported last...

Indebted Pyongyang taxi driver commits suicide

A taxi driver in Pyongyang suffering from mounting financial difficulties committed suicide after failing to pay a portion of his income owed to his...

Military couple faces corruption charges for illegal taxi business in Pyongyang 

A military officer and his wife are under a corruption investigation for operating an illegal taxi business in Pyongyang, Daily NK learned from multiple...

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