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November 28, 2021
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N. Korean border patrol’s food provisions heavily impacted by COVID-19 border closure

Daily NK has confirmed that the protracted closure of the Sino-North Korean border is having a major impact on food provisions to North Korean...

North Korea steps up efforts to increase public trust in money vouchers

North Korean authorities have recently stepped up efforts to alleviate public distrust in money vouchers, or donpyo. Even the country’s government officials are uncertain...
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Some wives of Komdok Mine workers are demanding divorces

With a housing construction project in South Hamgyong Province’s Komdok District coming to an end, production workers at the local mine are preparing to...
Guard post and checkpoint in North Pyongan Province.

N. Korean investigation finds over 110 cases of “unauthorized entry” into Pyongyang

A recent investigation by North Korean authorities identified a high incidence of unauthorized entry into Pyongyang. Following the investigation, the authorities have decided to...

North Korea organizes inspection teams to ensure smooth distribution of money vouchers

North Korean authorities have reportedly organized inspection teams to ensure the smooth distribution of money vouchers, or donpyo. Ostensibly, their job is to encourage...
Onsong County, North Hamgyong Province

North Korea sentences two cadres to life sentences for smuggling rice from China

North Korean authorities recently tried several cadres in Chongjin, North Hamgyong Province, who imported rice from China in violation of state quarantine policies. A source...
Street market in Hyesan, Ryanggang Province rice sellers dollar rate

North Korea’s food prices fall as new goods hit the market

The market price of rice in North Korea recently fell from around KPW 5,000 a kilogram to around KPW 4,200 to 4,500 per kilogram,...
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N. Korea has more than 100,000 people with COVID-19 symptoms quarantined in state facilities

North Korea continues to claim to have had no confirmed cases of COVID-19. However, there are currently over 100,000 North Koreans isolated in state...
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N. Korea orders regional party committees to “guarantee” military rice stores

North Korea recently ordered regional party organizations to “guarantee” military rice stores. The authorities are apparently devoting all their energy to securing food for...

North Korea begins crafting measures to acquire urea in the face of shortages

North Korean authorities have begun crafting measures to acquire urea in the face of shortages following Chinese export restrictions. Pyongyang has also reportedly used...

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