community of overseas Chinese, are seeing their value rise in response to demand
for assistance transporting cross-border fre..
This weekend, North Korea
marked July 27th, which it portrays as “Victory Day” in the Korean
War, with events honoring the sacrifices of veterans nationwide. Victory Day i..
Market rice prices in
North Korea held steady throughout the “farming hardship period” in April and
May; however, prices have recently started to rise. In towns near the b..
Individuals who apply for the mandatory certificates which allow them to enter the region on the North Korean side of the
country’s border with China could find themselves b..
North Korea's cheering squad at the 2003 Asian Games in Daegu. | Image: Yonhap
North Korean authorities have finished selecting th..
Sausages and chocolate bars may have replaced the Choco Pie so beloved of Kaesong Industrial Complex [KIC]
workers, but the chocolate snack is still going strong in Nort..
Guitar is an increasingly popular choice for North Korean elementary and middle school
students. “Elementary and middle school students are keen on learning guitar nowa..
agents in border areas of North Korea are extorting payoffs from residents in exchange for keeping silent about illicit international phone calls, an inside source ha..
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..