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November 12, 2019
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Has thriving Chinese tourism emboldened North Korea?

Chinese tourism into North Korea is thriving, which may have emboldened Kim Jong Un to recently order the demolishing of South Korean facilities on...
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North Korean official slams Mount Kumgang demolition order

On an on-the-spot visit to Mount Kumgang on Oct. 23, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un abruptly ordered South Korean facilities on the mountain...

Elderly North Koreans increasingly turn to begging to survive

The number of North Korean elderly who wander around looking for food and begging is on the rise, Daily NK has learned.  North Korean senior...
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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...
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North Korea’s military sells coal to pay for uniforms

North Korea may use a portion of the foreign currency earned through smuggling coal overseas on uniforms for its military, Daily NK has learned. “Trucks...
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North Korea’s coal smuggling continues full speed ahead

As part of North Korea’s coal smuggling operations abroad to earn foreign currency, North Korean-flagged vessels have been unloading coal at a port in...
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Sanctions hit North Korea’s coal and fishing industries hard

International sanctions on coal exports and fuel imports are causing immense difficulties for North Koreans in the country’s coal and fishing industries, Daily NK...
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North Koreans still in the dark about inter-Korean soccer match

The North Korean government made no official announcement about the inter-Korean soccer match held at Kim Il Sung Stadium on Tuesday and ordinary North...
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Woman turns in relatives after feud over defector remittances

A family feud over defector remittances led a woman to turn in members of her own family who were planning to defect into China...
Komdok Mine

One child dead, two injured in runaway mine trolley accident

In early September, three primary school children participating in a practical education course in a mine in Komdok, South Hamgyong Province, were hit by...

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