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N. Korea reemphasizes orders to use live ammunition against border intruders

North Korean authorities recently instructed soldiers along the China-North Korea border to further tighten controls along the international boundary, emphasizing once again orders to...

North Korea Market Price Update: May 16, 2022

All prices shown in KPW and current as of May 16, 2022. Data: Daily NK

N. Korea tells trading companies in N. Hamgyong Province to pay up

North Korean authorities have recently issued an order to trading companies in North Hamgyong Province telling them to pay their mandatory foreign currency contributions...
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N. Korea establishes two make-shift isolation facilities for COVID-19 patients in Pyongyang

North Korean authorities have established two make-shift isolation facilities in Pyongyang for people infected with COVID-19, Daily NK has learned.  A source in Pyongyang told...
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N. Korea’s latest launches of short-range ballistic missiles were final pre-deployment tests

North Korea’s launch of short-range ballistic missiles last Thursday evening was a final pre-deployment test of ballistic missiles aimed at South Korea, Daily NK...

N. Korea determines student infected by COVID-19 attended event featuring Kim Jong Un

North Korean authorities have determined that an individual infected with COVID-19 was at a recent event attended by leader Kim Jong Un, leading the...
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N. Korea’s efforts to dissolve and merge trading companies are hitting snags

North Korean authorities are pushing the dissolution and merging of trading companies as the first stage of the restoration of the unitary state-led trading...

North Korea’s preparations for a nuclear test appear to be nearing completion

Speculation continues to emerge about the possibility of a nuclear test taking place in North Korea in the near future. According to a high-ranking...

Hwasong political prison inmates may be working to restore the Punggye-ri nuclear test site

North Korean authorities recently divided political prisoners at North Hamgyong Province's Hwasong political prison camp into two separate groups, Daily NK has learned. “Political prisoners...
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Central government officials supervise state security agency’s cases in the border region

Since sending inspectors to the China-North Korea border region recently, the Central Committee’s Organization and Guidance Department (OGD) has been directly handling investigations by...

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