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Fertilizer factory explosion claims eight deaths in S. Pyongan Province

Daily NK has learned from a source in North Korea that a gas tower at the Namhung Youth Chemical Complex, a fertilizer factory in...

Opposition to electricity meters still exists in North Korea

The North Korean government's ambitious efforts to install electricity meters in ordinary homes to measure electricity usage and draw fees based on those measurements...

Crackdowns on foreign video content reported in S. Pyongan Province

North Korean authorities in South Pyongan Province have recently conducted crackdowns against people suspected of viewing or disseminating video content made outside of the...

N. Korea increasingly stages raids on donju-owned businesses

North Korean authorities are increasingly conducting raids on businesses run by donju as part of efforts to strengthen state control over the economy and...

N. Koreans increasingly seek out homegrown electronics

North Korea is seeing an increase in demand for homegrown electronics, outpacing past preferences for Chinese or South Korean products, Daily NK has learned.  North...

N. Korea provides face masks to leaders in the “top 1%”

North Korea is providing domestically-manufactured face masks made out of cloth to high-level government officials, Daily NK sources have reported. "The central command center for...

Kim Jong Un orders more vigilance to prevent avian flu outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered his government to strengthen disease control measures to prevent an outbreak of avian flu, Daily NK...

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