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August 15, 2020
video

Crackdowns on foreign video content reported in S. Pyongan Province

North Korean authorities in South Pyongan Province have recently conducted crackdowns against people suspected of viewing or disseminating video content made outside of the...

Source: Dozens recently died at two Pyongsong hospitals

Dozens of people in two South Pyongan Province hospitals recently died after suffering symptoms similar to those caused by COVID-19 infections, Daily NK has...
forced

North Korean women in Hyesan voice discontent over forced labor

There is growing discontent in Hyesan following the forced mobilization of members of the Socialist Women's Union of Korea (SWUK) for construction projects, Daily...
parade

New construction underway at major N. Korean parade training ground

A brigade of military engineers has been constructing two roads and ten structures on the military parade training ground near Mirim Airport since at...
hyesan leaker bribe elderly smuggling gold

N. Korean gold smugglers arrested near the Sino-NK border

Two North Koreans from South Hwanghae Province were recently arrested after sneaking into Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, to smuggle gold across the Sino-North Korean border,...
coronavirus construction materials

North Korea is importing construction materials from China

North Korean trading companies are importing construction materials, food and other items from China in spite of international sanctions banning such imports, Daily NK...
corn

Corn prices in North Korea are surging as demand rises

Demand for corn and processed corn foods has been increasing in North Korea recently, leading to higher prices for the commodity, Daily NK has...
chongjin security

Well-connected dollar trader in Chongjin arrested

A dollar trader in Chongjin, North Hamgyong Province, who is also the wife of a Department 11 agent, was recently arrested after a lengthy...
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N. Korea’s farms still face agricultural supply shortages

Many North Korean collective farms unaffiliated with state agencies are facing shortages of fertilizer, insecticide and other agricultural supplies, Daily NK has learned. North Korean...
pyungyang students school vacations

N. Korea delays the start of school from June 1 to June 3

North Korea has delayed the start of school from June 1 to June 3 because so many schools throughout the country failed to properly...

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