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worker wages

Chinese factories raise wages for North Korean workers

Chinese factories have raised wages for North Korean workers, Daily NK has learned. Chinese companies have recently been able to save money by employing...
air force base

Kim Jong Un orders improvements in air force weaponry

After the breakdown in US-North Korean negotiations in Hanoi in February, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the North Korean air force to...
mass gymnastics shows

N. Koreans forced to watch mass gymnastics shows

Starting in early November, North Korean authorities made it mandatory for many North Koreans to attend three mass gymnastics shows, Daily NK has learned. “Starting...
winter military drills

N. Korean reservists take part in prep for winter military drills

North Korea’s regular winter military drills began on Dec. 1, but reservists in North Hamgyong Province recently had to take part in a high-intensity...

Electric appliances altering winter prep in North Korea

The way North Koreans are preparing for winter is changing as they increasingly use electric appliances and shift away from kimchi making and firewood...

N. Korea grants long-term prisoners surprise amnesty

In early October, the North Korean government granted amnesty to a number of inmates who had served long sentences. This was done with no...
Kim Il Sung loyalty fund

Son reduces mom’s jail time by contributing to loyalty fund

Despite trying to defect from North Korea three times, a woman was spared a harsher sentence because her son, a man from Anju in...
Hungnam Fertilizer Complex

Electricity quota violators face punishment in North Korea

North Korean authorities are publicly denouncing and punishing people who use more electricity than they’re allotted, Daily NK has learned. This was confirmed by...
Farmer harvest Sariwon

Low yield this year in N. Korea’s main grain-producing region

The yield from this year’s rice grain harvest in South Pyongan Province, North Korea’s main grain-producing region, turned out lower than in the previous...

N. Korea’s new “spectrum analyzer” may be a surveillance tool

North Korea has allegedly developed its own version of what is called a “spectrum analyzer.” Daily NK sources suspect that the device, which was...

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