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January 23, 2019

Two artists sentenced to life in political prison camp after attempt to defect from...

A pair of artists from Pyongyang has been sentenced to life in prison following a defection attempt to South Korea, sources in the North...

Farmers struggle to pay back debt collectors following poor harvest

The devastating drought that withered North Korea’s crops last year left farmers in some regions of North Korea struggling to pay back loans they...

Samiyon construction temporarily suspended on safety concerns

Work brigades dispatched to state construction sites in Samjiyon have been temporarily sent home and construction suspended due to safety concerns and plummeting temperatures...

Miners handed severe punishment for absenteeism

The North Korean authorities have recently handed down sentences of forced labor to Musan Mine workers who have not shown up for work. The...

Kim Jong Un birthday goodies bag sees improved product quality

North Korean children received cookies in celebration of Kim Jong Un’s birthday this year that local sources reported to be an improvement over last...

Mine manager sentence to life in prison for murder of orphans in North Korea

A mining tunnel manager at the Kumdok Mining Complex in Tanchon, South Hamgyong Province, was recently sentenced to life in prison in a public...

North Korean railways continue to languish with aging infrastructure

Daily NK has obtained an updated railway map that depicts North Korea’s railway network and electric train lines throughout the country. North Korea has moved...

North Koreans swamped with “state-sponsored tasks” in the new year

North Korean residents are feeling the burden of mandatory participation in labor mobilizations ordered by the regime, along with having to provide material and...

Inmate executed for murdering guard at Jongori Correctional Labor Camp

An inmate at Hoeryong Jongori Correctional Labor camp was reportedly executed by firing squad for murdering a prison guard. “An inmate was executed by firing...

North Koreans enjoy black bean noodles at work and play

Black bean noodle (jjajangmyeon) is one of South Korea’s most famous fast foods. The dish is especially popular amongst children, with families often heading...