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Taxes soar in agricultural regions as farming season wraps up

Following the completion of the farming season and annual payments in kind for workers in agricultural regions, North Korean authorities have imposed a number...

Women in Samjiyon’s work units fall victim to sexual assault

Female members of work units mobilized at the construction sites in Samjiyon, Ryanggang Province, have been victim to severe instances of sexual assault, Daily...

Has North Korea firmly decided to head down a “new path”?

On Monday, festivities on North Korea’s Mount Paektu, a mountain of great spiritual significance for both North and South Koreans, marked the reaching of...

N. Korea arrests suspects allegedly involved in information leak

North Korean authorities were recently rocked by a leak that informed South Korean newspapers about a planned trip of leader Kim Jong Un to...

Some Samjiyon evictees face the coming winter cold in tents

As construction teams begin to demolish houses near Samjiyon city to make way for new housing developments, some of the evictees are facing the...

Samjiyon work brigade laborer dies while stealing corn

A work brigade member died in Samjiyon County, the site of a massive state-led modernization project. Sources reported to Daily NK on Nov. 6...

N. Korean factories ramp up production to meet year-end quotas

North Korea is pressuring factories that manufacture supplies for major construction sites to quickly meet their year-end production quotas, Daily NK has learned.  “The government...

Kim Jong Un’s train leaves Samjiyon after three-day visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s train passed through Hyesan Station and away from Samjiyon at daybreak on Wednesday, Daily NK sources reported on...

Kim Jong Un extols progress in Samjiyon Country’s construction projects

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited construction sites in Samjiyon County, Ryanggang Province, to review progress on the second phase of construction, according...

‘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...

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