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North Koreans farming in North Hamgyong Province in early June 2019 ban loans farms fertilizer

N. Korea’s farms face shortages of fertilizer and other supplies

North Korea's farms in the country's breadbasket are suffering from a lack of fertilizer and other agricultural supplies amid the shutdown of the Sino-North...
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China exempts N. Korean traders from ban on foreign arrivals

Despite slapping a ban on the entry of foreign nationals into the country amid coronavirus concerns, China has given an exemption to North Korean...
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N. Korea’s National Defense University suffers contaminated water-related outbreak

A large number of students and faculty at North Korea’s prestigious Kim Jong Un National Defense University recently began suffering from stomach pain caused...

The North Korean military’s winter training period ends

Following the end of the North Korean military's winter training period, soldiers are now returning to work construction projects and military-owned farmland, Daily NK...
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Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

Daily NK Snapshots are synopses of select articles from our Korean website. Snapshots provide a window into the Daily NK’s reporting—domestic news items that are...
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Sources: N. Korean restaurants in China are slowly reopening

North Korean restaurants in China that had been shut down as a consequence of COVID-19 are now being reopened, Daily NK has learned.  Daily NK...
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N. Korean man sentenced to life in prison for attempted defection

On Mar. 23, a man in his 50s from Sinuiju, North Pyongan Province, received a life sentence following his arrest on suspicion of attempting...
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N. Korean military trading companies set to smuggle in construction materials

North Korea has ordered military-run trading agencies to smuggle in construction materials needed for national projects set to be completed by Oct. 10, the...
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China conducts maintenance on Sino-North Korean Friendship Bridge

China conducted maintenance work on the Sino-North Korean Friendship Bridge in what may be preparations for the restart of Sino-North Korean trade, Daily NK...
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Photos from Hyesan reveal the impact of disease control efforts

Two months have passed since North Korea shut down its borders to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) into the country from...

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