agents in border areas of North Korea are extorting payoffs from residents in exchange for keeping silent about illicit international phone calls,..
Food distribution to mining
concerns in northerly provinces of North Korea restarted this month after a lengthy hiatus, Daily NK has learned. A sources in Yangkang Provin..
of rice bought and sold in North Korea continue to rise, stores operated by foreign-currency earning entities and market
vendors are entering into greater compet..
Market prices in North
Korea’s main cities remain stable despite negative conditions as the summer
months gather heat. According to inside sources, rice is trading lower th..
stationed with the 5th Corps of the Chosun People’s Army (KPA) in southeast North
Korea are being offered extended
leave in exchange for quantities of beans, an i..
Failures of central rationing and equipment distribution to the military have
resulted in exacerbated disparities from region to region.
According to one Daily NK sou..
Documents similar to the ones described, as obtained by Daily NK in early 2013. | Image: Daily NK
A woman who attempted to get sensitive..
The North Korean security forces in the
country’s northeasterly border region are not letting up their attempts to coax
defectors to return from South Korea, it has emerged..
The North Korean authorities have embarked
on the task of selecting the country’s “cheering squad” for the upcoming 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
Kim Jong Eun recently ordered an education center for orphans in Hyesan to be rebuilt
and expanded, Daily NK has learned. The North Korean leader is also said to have pe..