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At least 30 suspected COVID-19 cases emerge after New Year’s performance

North Korea held a New Year’s performance with crowds of people gathered together despite the country’s “emergency anti-epidemic” efforts against COVID-19. Since the performance,...

Recent murders in Pyongyang may be tied to growing economic troubles

Several women in Pyongyang have been murdered in recent weeks by unidentified assailants who may have been trying to steal money to stave off...

N. Korea is planning an event to glorify the Eighth Party...

North Korea is currently planning an event involving soldiers and civilians in the capital Pyongyang to glorify the Eighth Party Congress in January, Daily...

N. Korea’s recent revision of Enterprise Act appears aimed at increasing...

North Korea's recent revision of the Enterprise Act may have aimed to strengthen state control while reinvigorating trade conducted by small-scale work units and...

N. Korean authorities bust students at Pyongyang Medical University for “anti-socialist...

An enlarged meeting of the Central Committee’s Political Bureau on Nov. 15 criticized criminal activity at Pyongyang Medical University, but the meeting did not...

N. Korea decides to keep schools closed for the rest of...

North Korea has decided it will not open schools this autumn semester and recently notified schools to that effect. Due to quarantine efforts against...

N. Korean teachers conduct fall semester classes at student homes

North Korean teachers are currently visiting the homes of students to conduct one-to-one classes, Daily NK has learned. North Korea appears to be trying...

N. Korea suspended public bonds scheme in early September

North Korea suspended the issuance of public bonds in early September, Daily NK has learned. The country had begun issuing the bonds in April...

What is the Kim Jong Il University of Military Politics?

A Daily NK source in North Korea recently provided some details about Kim Jong Il University of Military Politics, a school that was introduced...

Pyongyangites willing to pay to see “Great Guidance” performance

With North Korea announcing that “Great Guidance,” the mass gymnastics and dance performance celebrating the founding of North Korea’s communist party, will run just...

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