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May 25, 2020
Samjiyon work units rumors

Source: Rumors suggest that KJU recently stayed in Samjiyon

The Supreme Guard Command recently intensified control over a road used exclusively by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Samjiyon, Ryanggang Province, and...
elderly vagrants

N. Korea initiates drive to identify and register elderly “vagrants”

North Korean authorities have launched a nationwide effort to identify and register elderly “vagrants” who are aged 60 and over and have announced plans...
training

Training exercise for October military parade delayed until July

North Korea has delayed a large-scale training exercise for an important military parade  amid concerns over COVID-19, Daily NK has learned. The training was originally...
international callers

N. Korea uses “recorded calls” to better track down international callers

North Korea has recently begun to use recorded phone calls to improve efforts to track down international callers, Daily NK has learned. “Signal detection units...
innkeeper

N. Korean innkeeper arrested for defying COVID-19 prevention rules

A North Korean innkeeper in her early 50s was recently arrested for bribing local officials to ensure that her establishment did not become a...
hamhung

N. Korean prosecutor put on public trial in Hamhung

A North Korean prosecutor arrested in Hamhung, South Hamgyong Province, on charges of manufacturing and selling drugs as well as robbery, was recently put...

North Korean restaurants in China continue to face difficulties

North Korean restaurants in China near the border with North Korea have yet to return to normal operations and are even sending their sending...
grasshopper market exchange rate

Fluctuating exchange rates cause headaches for N. Korea’s business people

North Korea’s exchange rates have been fluctuating wildly from day to day as the country’s border with China remains closed, Daily NK has learned. “We...
pig farms

African Swine Fever takes its toll on N. Korean pig farms

African Swine Fever (ASF) has caused mass deaths of pigs at farms in South Hwanghae Province and North Hamgyong Province, leading the central government...

North Korea Market Price Update: May 9, 2020

All prices shown in KPW and current as of May 9, 2020. Data: Daily NK

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