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Kim Jong Un temporarily deport bureau 11

Tracking the history of North Korea’s “Bureau 11”

This article is part of a series written by Daily NK journalist Kim Jeong Hyun entitled “North Korea’s Secret Stories.”  After North Korea suffered a...
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N. Korean man killed by relatives after spat over money

A 40-year-old man was killed in Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, after suffering from a severe beating by two of his relatives on Feb. 10. "A man...
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N. Korea threatens use of weapons to control border with China

North Korea’s Ministry of State Security (MSS) recently sent an official complaint to Chinese authorities criticizing their complacency in policing the Sino-North Korean border...
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N. Korea ramps up steel production for weapons development

North Korea’s recent emphasis on increasing production at its metalwork factories is aimed at producing steel for weapons development, with a view to sell...

Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

Rising theft of corn from farms In rural areas of South Pyongan Province, there has been a recent rise in the theft of corn from...
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N. Korean man dies of COVID-19 infection-like symptoms

Some North Koreans living in North Pyongan Province suspect that the government is covering up the death of a man who recently died of...
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N. Korea cracks down on smugglers of South Korean goods

Having closed its borders in order to combat the coronavirus outbreak, North Korea has now implemented a large scale operation to track down smugglers...
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N. Korea cracks down on the movement of “vagrants”

North Korean authorities have recently ordered local officials to find ways to restrict the movement of beggars and other "vagrants" who engage in crime,...
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Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

State Security agent in Chongjin murders husband of mistress Local sources told Daily NK that an intelligence officer has been arrested in relation to an...
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N. Korea increases production of glass panels

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently gave orders to glass factories to increase production as part of efforts to ensure a steady supply...

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