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November 12, 2019

Young woman sentenced to correctional facility for sex work

An 18-year-old involved in sex work in Pyongsong, South Pyongan Province, was sentenced to time in a correctional facility in early October, Daily NK...

N. Korea’s largest fertilizer complex no longer operational

Production at North Korea’s largest fertilizer plant, the Hungnam Fertilizer Complex, has halted and its workers have been sent to work on other projects,...

Elite N. Korean military construction unit probed for corruption

Soldiers part of an elite military construction unit recently came under investigation for performing interior renovations at private homes for profit, Daily NK learned...

North Korea sentences female drug boss to life in prison

The female leader of a drug smuggling ring and four of her subordinates were recently sentenced to harsh prison time as part of the...

Key North Korean agricultural reform measure faces snags

A key North Korean agricultural reform measure, the field responsibility system (FRS), is encountering difficulties with wider implementation due to broken government promises, Daily...

Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

Daily NK snapshots are summaries of select articles from our Korean website. Snapshots are written by our staff and are aimed at putting even...
North Korean women bikes

North Korea levies “dog hide tax” on stay-at-home women

North Korea has broadened a “dog hide tax” to provincial chapters of North Korea's largest women's organization in what appears to be increasing efforts...
Taedong pigs

1,000 ASF-infected pigs die in Pyongyang, sources report

Around 1,000 pigs at the Tokdong Pig Farm in Pyongyang died in early September due to African Swine Fever (ASF), Daily NK has learned.  The...

North Korea dispatches 2,000 additional workers to China

At least 2,000 North Korean workers were recently dispatched to factories in China with non-work visas, Daily NK recently learned.  “A huge number of North...

Sinuiju’s increasing role in Sino-North Korean trade

In the early morning of Friday, Oct. 18, the road leading from Sinuiju, North Korea, to Dandong, China, was clogged with North Korean container...

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