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May 27, 2019
Sakju County, North Pyongan Province

Residents concerned about shoddy construction practices for new houses

Construction began on a series of single-story stone houses in Samjiyon County earlier this month, but a lack of cement and other building materials...
Kim Jong Un visits an orphanage in Pyongyang in 2015

Child labor continues in North Korea’s state construction projects

North Koreans have long avoided being pulled into construction work in Samjiyon County due to the construction site’s poor working conditions. Recently, however, sources...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives in Hanoi for the second US-DRPK summit

North Korea reiterates refusal to give up nuclear weapons in domestic lectures

The North Korean authorities are criticizing the US and emphasizing the country’s unwillingness to abandon its nuclear weapons program in lectures referencing the recent...
Scene from last year's corn harvest in North Korea

North Korea facing widespread farming problems

Farming season reaches its peak in North Korea in May, but the chronic lack of farmers, agricultural materials and equipment, along with droughts, is...
North Korea's latest smartphone, Pyongyang 2425

A look inside North Korea’s latest smartphone: The Pyongyang 2425

https://youtu.be/7Sl38W0k0T4 Daily NK recently acquired North Korea’s latest smartphone, the Pyongyang 2425. The phone has been described as “much improved in both functionality and design”...
North Korean residents make rice-planting preparations

North Korean official shares views on South Korean aid

Editor’s Note: Following a report by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) stating that 40% of North...
2017년 4월 13일 평양 려명거리 준공식에 참석한 북한의 여군들의 모습. (기사와 무관)/ 사진=연합

Women soldiers in North Korea soldiers desert post in protest of sexual abuse

Sexual violence against women has been a long-standing problem in North Korea’s military. Recently, several victimized female soldiers have chosen to desert their military...
October 2018 photo of North Korean porter in Sunchon, South Pyongan Province

North Korean farmers struggle with food insecurity

Editor’s Note: The South Korean government is preparing to send food aid to North Korea. The government’s efforts have increased after the UN Food...
Kim Jong Un at a military training in 2013

Smoking rates decline in North Korea

Laborers working on repairs at France’s Notre Dame cathedral have admitted to smoking on the job prior to the fire that destroyed parts of...
Market official on patrol in Sunchon, South Pyongan Province

North Korean authorities raise market fees at Okjon Market

Market fees are levied on merchants for the use of market stalls in North Korea. Sources report that these fees have been raised at...