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Workers can’t go to work due to malnutrition 
Date : May 26, 2023
Workers can’t go to work due to malnutritionThe ongoing "barley hump" period in North Korea, marked by food shortages, is having a severe impact on provincial cities, in…
The Pyongyang Cultural Language Protection Act calls for execution of violators 
Date : May 26, 2023
The Pyongyang Cultural Language Protection Act calls for execution of violatorsNorth Korea has enacted a law known as the "Pyongyang Cultural Language Protection Act," wh…
North Korea cracks down on bribery in prisons 
Date : May 26, 2023
North Korea cracks down on bribery in prisonsAccording to former inmates in North Korea, the government is cracking down on prison officials who accept bribes from wealth…
Teens Arrested for Watching South Korean Films 
Date : May 3, 2023
North Korean Teens Arrested for Watching South Korean Films Amid CrackdownsTwo teenage brothers in Sinuiju, North Pyongan Province, were arrested by an anti-socialist and…
Rumors of Customs Reopening Boost KPW-RMB Exchange Rate 
Date : May 3, 2023
Rumors of Customs Reopening Boost KPW-RMB Exchange Rate in North KoreaThe North Korean won (KPW) to Chinese yuan (RMB) exchange rate has been on the rise in Hoeryong, Nor…
Rumors of Hyesan Customs House Reopening Fuel Hope 
Date : May 3, 2023
Rumors of Hyesan Customs House Reopening Fuel Hope for Resumption of Trade in Yanggang ProvinceRumors are circulating once again that Hyesan Customs House in Yanggang Pro…
Crackdowns on Seafood Wholesalers Intensify 
Date : May 3, 2023
Crackdowns on Seafood Wholesalers Intensify Amid Resurgence of Trade in North Pyongan ProvinceAs the COVID-19 pandemic recedes and business picks up for seafood wholesale…
Imminent Reopening of Sino-NK Road Route Set to Revitalize Trade 
Date : May 3, 2023
Imminent Reopening of Sino-NK Road Route Set to Revitalize Trade The reopening of road traffic between Sinuiju and Dandong, the largest route for human traffic betwe…
N. Korean government orders Rason to speed up transformation into tourist zone 
Date : April 12, 2023
N. Korean government orders Rason to speed up transformation into tourist zoneNorth Korean authorities have ordered the Rason Free Economic Zone to eliminate all agricult…
Samsu County officials jail elderly man for causing disturbance at police statio... 
Date : April 12, 2023
Samsu County officials jail elderly man for causing disturbance at police stationA man in his 60s was jailed in Samsu County, North Korea, for causing a disturbance at a …
NK crackdown forces closure of businesses in Sinuiju 
Date : April 12, 2023
N. Korean crackdown forces closure of businesses in SinuijuNorth Korea is conducting nationwide inspections on the cleanliness and general operations of restaurants, bath…
North Korea is installing security cameras 
Date : April 12, 2023
To curb theft and skip days at factories, North Korea is installing security camerasAs North Korea's economy worsens, factory workers are stealing more parts, tools and o…
North Korea confiscates dollars and yuan 
Date : April 12, 2023
North Korea confiscates dollars and yuan after declaring foreign currency illegalNorth Korea has banned the use of foreign currency and begun confiscating yuan and dollar…
‘Secret rooms’ in NK restaurants to conduct illicit affairs 
Date : April 12, 2023
‘Secret rooms’ in North Korean restaurants create a space to conduct illicit affairsRestaurants and karaoke bars in North Korea are reportedly offering "secret rooms" f…
Hyesan conducts civil defense drills from late February 
Date : March 5, 2023
Hyesan conducts civil defense drills from late FebruaryCivil defense drills were recently carried out in Hyesan, Yanggang Province, Daily NK has learned.“Hyesan is runni…
 
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