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Socialist Women’s Union tasked with silk cocoon production quotas 
Date : August 31, 2021
Socialist Women’s Union tasked with silk cocoon production quotasNorth Korea was already mobilizing members of the organization, which is made up of full-time housewives…
Storm Corps pilfer government storage facilities 
Date : August 31, 2021
Storm Corps pilfer government storage facilitiesA source in North Hamgyong Province told Daily NK on Friday that with the Storm Corps deployed to the border for such a lo…
Complain about being forced to come up with recycleables 
Date : August 30, 2021
Complain about being forced to come up with recyclablesAccording to a Daily NK source in Yanggang Province on Sunday, inminban (people’s units) in Hyesan have been engag…
Thieves steal around 30 rechargeable batteries, sodium cyanide 
Date : August 24, 2021
Thieves steal around 30 rechargeable batteries, sodium cyanide in South Pyongan ProvinceA source in South Pyongan Province told Daily NK on Thursday that somebody recentl…
Police take bribes to protect transport of goods 
Date : August 24, 2021
Police in some regions of North Korea take bribes to protect transport of goodsIn a telephone conversation on Thursday, a source in Yanggang Province told Daily NK that p…
20 trading company heads arrested for unauthorized trade 
Date : July 31, 2021
North Korea arrests around 20 trading company heads in latest crackdown on unauthorized tradeAccording to a Daily NK source in North Korea on Thursday, the authorities ar…
State-run food shops have no rice 
Date : July 31, 2021
North Korea’s state-run food shops have little or no rice to sell to consumersAccording to multiple Daily NK sources in North Korea recently, state food shops across the…
Irrigation struggle to prevent drought damage 
Date : July 31, 2021
North Hwanghae Province mobilizes locals for “irrigation struggle” to prevent drought damage to cropsA source in North Hwanghae Province told Daily NK on Monday that cr…
Forced rural relocation schemes lead to heartbreak 
Date : July 30, 2021
Forced rural relocation schemes sometimes lead to heartbreakAccording to a Daily NK source in North Korea on Sunday, officials in the city of Pyongsong recently selected …
Still no signs of distributing food to ordinary people 
Date : July 30, 2021
Still no signs of distributing food to ordinary peopleA source in Yanggang Province told Daily NK on Tuesday that there has been no talk of food provisions since North Ko…
Order to release military rice for general population 
Date : June 30, 2021
North Korea orders the release of military rice stores to general populationInminban (people’s units) in each district of Chongjin held meetings on June 23. “During the…
Food prices are unstable 
Date : June 25, 2021
Food prices are unstableThe prices of staple foods such as rice and corn, which had skyrocketed since the beginning of June, dropped on the 19th but rose sharply on the 2…
Commodity prices skyrocket while currency exchange rates plummet 
Date : June 25, 2021
Commodity prices skyrocket while currency exchange rates plummetCommodity prices in some regions of North Korea are skyrocketing while the country’s currency exchange ra…
Efforts to wean people off of Chinese mobile phones 
Date : June 25, 2021
Efforts to wean people off of Chinese mobile phonesNorth Korean authorities in Sinuiju are marking this year’s “Struggle Against US Imperialism Month” (June 25 –…
NK authorities order expatriates in China to avoid South Koreans 
Date : May 31, 2021
N. Korean authorities order expatriates in China to avoid any direct or indirect contact with South KoreansNorth Korean authorities are implementing measures to ferret ou…
 
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