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October 20, 2019

Factories in provincial areas of North Korea collaborating with trading companies

At least some food factories located in North Korea’s provinces are addressing their financial troubles by collaborating with trading companies to enable the purchase...

North Korea Market Prices Update: August 20, 2019

All prices shown in KPW and current as of August 20, 2019. Data: Daily NK

Forced mobilization of North Korean residents continues at Samjiyon project site

Daily NK sources have again reported that the North Korean authorities are forcibly mobilizing residents to work at the Samjiyon modernization project, despite the...

Young North Korean woodcutter targeted in acid attack 

Daily NK sources have reported that a young North Korean is currently in a coma after suffering a hydrochloric acid attack to his face...
Rason Market in North Hamgyong Province

USD – North Korean Won exchange rate spikes in North Korea

As volatility looks set to continue in South Korea’s foreign currency market due to concerns over global economic stagnation, North Korea is also facing...

International sanctions not a concern for some market vendors in North Korea

North Korea’s markets continue to face stagnation despite a steady stream of market goers and products being sold. Market vendors, however, say that sales...

Dog meat remains top option among North Koreans to beat summer heat

As the Korean Peninsula experiences the last, intense vestiges of summer, protesters in Seoul have staged demonstrations opposing the consumption of dog meat in...

New kimchi factory under construction in Hyesan

A food factory producing kimchi year-round is being built in the North Korean city of Hyesan, located in Ryanggang Province. “Construction began in early July....
North Koreans peruse cell phones on offer

North Koreans using mobile matchmaking services

Matchmaking services can now be accessed by North Korean cell phone users seeking romance. Usage fees for the service are processed with “mobile money,”...

Work cards issued to strengthen monitoring of farm mobilizations in North Korea

The North Korean authorities have begun issuing “work cards” to confirm whether individual residents are participating in mandatory mobilizations for farm work. “These work cards...

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