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March 19, 2019
North Korean soldiers in Sinuiju

Heightened security checks expose popularity of Samsung mobile phones among former military officers in...

Heightened security checks and surveillance over the Sino-North Korea border region have revealed the popularity of Samsung mobile phones among former political officers associated...

Surveillance cameras installed to cover entire Sino-North Korean border region

The North Korean authorities have completed the installation of surveillance cameras along the entire Sino-North Korean border region in the middle of February. The...
South Korean K-pop group BTS performs in November 2018

Young North Korean group caught with BTS music faces harsh penalties

BTS is leading the craze for K-pop across the globe, but does the band have a following in North Korea too? A USB filled...
North Koreans in Pyongyang reading the Rodong Sinmun in a subway station

Uncooperative interviewee throws wrench in KCNA documentary production

Production on a recent North Korean documentary became complicated when Korean Central News Agency reporters failed to elicit the required comments extolling the Kim...
Kim Jong Un takes a phoot of the North Korea's first female fighter pilots in November 2014

Kim Jong Un orders punishment for perpetrator of hospital sexual assault

An official alleged to have been a serial sexual and violent offender toward female soldiers has been reprimanded by North Korean leader Kim Jong...
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shake hands during the Hanoi Summit last mont

News of US-DPRK summit failure spreading rapidly among North Koreans

News that the second US-North Korean summit ended in failure is rapidly spreading among North Koreans. Before the North Korean state officially announced the...
Ministry of State Security unit in the border region

Food situation worsening in South Pyongan Province: Government officials failing to receive rations

Serious problems appear to be impacting North Korea’s food supplies in South Pyongan Province given that even members of the government - usually the...
North Koreans checking the list of candidates for the 2019 Supreme People's Assembly election

MSS heightened efforts to entice defectors back to North Korea prior to elections

The North Korean Ministry of State Security (MSS) heightened its efforts to entice North Korean defectors back to the country prior to elections for...
Luggage regulations for North Korea's railway system

Luggage restrictions on trains hint at rising quality of life in North Korea

According to a North Korean train timetable acquired by Daily NK on February 17 and produced by the Railway Publishing House, there are new...
Kim Jong Un returns to Pyongyang following the second U.S.-North Korea summit in Hanoi

Post-summit public lectures honor Kim Jong Un’s overseas achievements

The North Korean authorities are promoting the achievements of leader Kim Jong Un following his return after 10 days of travel outside the country,...