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Lecture claims Seoul has been locked down 
Date : September 15, 2020
Lecture for Pyongyang airport workers claims Seoul has been “locked down”The lecture criticized South Korea's "social distancing" campaigns while contrasting them with …
Street food vendors charge the same for less 
Date : September 2, 2020
Street food vendors charge the same for lessBusiness had already been bad because of COVID-19 but further restrictions on movement in the country following the return of …
University student arrested for spreading false information 
Date : September 2, 2020
University student arrested for spreading “false information”North Korean authorities recently arrested a university student who had once worked in the Joint Security A…
NK broadcasts encrypted spy message 
Date : August 30, 2020
N. Korea broadcasts encrypted spy message on YouTube for first timeNorth Korea on Saturday broadcast a series of mysterious numbers, presumed to be an encrypted message t…
Pyongyangites given rice reserved for the military 
Date : August 30, 2020
Pyongyangites given rice reserved for the military amid food shortagesNorth Korean authorities have released military rice and other reserves to Pyongyang citizens. …
Samjiyon and Hyesan locked down 
Date : August 29, 2020
Samjiyon and Hyesan locked down after woman crosses borderNorth Korea has completely locked down the cities of Samjiyon and Hyesan in Yanggang Province after a North Kore…
Hyesan explosion victims asked to supply materials for new housing 
Date : August 12, 2020
Hyesan explosion victims asked to supply materials for new housingHyesan officials are discussing building new housing for families whose houses were destroyed by a serie…
Soldier arrested after sneaking past Pyongyang’s tight security 
Date : August 12, 2020
Soldier arrested after sneaking past Pyongyang’s tight securityA soldier who snuck past Pyongyang’s tight security after deserting his military unit in Gangwon Province…
Ringleaders of gold smuggling ring harshly punished 
Date : August 12, 2020
Ringleaders of gold smuggling ring harshly punishedThe revelation that the ringleaders behind a gold smuggling ring were part of a foreign currency-earning company operat…
Musan releases food reserves to locals 
Date : August 12, 2020
Musan County releases food reserves to local population, including mine workersNorth Korea distributed special food reserves to people in Musan County in the end of July,…
Explosions in Hyesan kill nine, injure at least 30 
Date : August 5, 2020
Explosions in Hyesan kill nine, injure at least 30Nine North Koreans died, and around 30 more were injured yesterday night in explosions caused by what appears to have be…
NK may release prisoners in October 
Date : July 30, 2020
N. Korea may release a “large number” of prisoners in OctoberNorth Korean authorities are planning to carry out a special pardon of prisoners in October, and the list o…
Central Committee letter of appeal targets gold smuggling on border 
Date : July 28, 2020
Central Committee “letter of appeal” targets gold smuggling on borderThe letter of appeal of North Korea’s Central Committee, which “expressed the genuine feelings” …
NK elite look to foreign-made COVID-19 vaccines 
Date : July 26, 2020
N. Korea’s elite look to foreign-made COVID-19 vaccines for salvationWhile North Korea claims it is close to a breakthrough in the development of a vaccine for COVID-19,…
The Jindallae 7 phone was manufactured in China 
Date : July 23, 2020
The Jindallae 7 phone was manufactured in ChinaA Daily NK investigation into the serial numbers of the latest “Jindallae 7” phone released by North Korea at the beginni…
 
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