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New foreign currency vouchers into full circulation 
Date : September 30, 2021
New foreign currency vouchers into full circulationForeign currency vouchers, which can be exchanged for foreign currency, were first issued by North Korea’s Central Ban…
Financial distress leads people to resort to robbery 
Date : September 27, 2021
Financial distress leads some North Koreans to resort to robberyAccording to a Daily NK source on Sept. 22, a woman in her twenties was the victim of robbery on the stree…
MSS officer arrested for colluding with remittance broker 
Date : September 13, 2021
Ministry of Social Security officer in Hyesan arrested for colluding with remittance brokerA Ministry of Social Security agent at Hyesan Station and secretary of a local …
8 people put on trial for imitating SK TV characters 
Date : September 2, 2021
Eight young people in Musan County put on trial for imitating characters in S. Korean TV programs and filmsA source in North Hamgyong Province told Daily NK on Monday tha…
SSM arrests phone user in Hoeryong 
Date : September 2, 2021
Ministry of State Security arrests phone user in HoeryongA source in North Hamgyong Province told Daily NK on Friday that the Ministry of State Security put a woman in he…
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…
 
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