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North Korea likely to keep China-North Korea border generally closed into 2022

North Korean authorities have recently been signaling a change in the tenor of their quarantine policies, leading to speculation that they may open the...
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State-run food shops may be helping to stabilize N. Korean grain prices

With North Korean leader Kim Jong Un emphasizing a “complete” solution to the nation’s food problems during the recent Fourth Plenary Meeting of the...

Candidates for North Korean leadership bodyguard unit must be four centimeters taller than last...

Daily NK recently obtained an original copy of the standards for selecting members of so-called “Unit 974,” the bodyguard unit tasked with protecting North...
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North Korea expected to severely punish two people for explosion at Chongjin factory last...

North Korea is expected to severely punish two individuals after finding that an explosion at Chongjin Chemical and Textile Factory last year was no...

N. Korea wrangled with the question of whether to attend the Winter Olympics

North Korea made the decision not to attend the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Beijing just 10 days before informing their Chinese counterparts, Daily...
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Yanggang Province declares January “month of intensive crackdowns on illegal behavior”

The party committee of Yanggang Province convened 2022's first meeting of its Committee for Guiding Socialistic Legal Life, which declared January a month for...
Chongjin Munitions Factory (No. 129)

Factory workers in North Pyongan Province munitions factory punished for pilfering scrap metal

North Korean authorities recently punished a gang that was caught pilfering scrap metal from a munitions factory. The crew — employees at the factory...

N. Korea orders people’s committees nationwide to collect more herbs needed for traditional remedies

With North Korea suffering from severe shortages of medicines, the authorities have been focusing their efforts on producing traditional herbal remedies, or goryeoyak (hanyak...

North Korea Market Price Update: January 11, 2022

All prices shown in KPW and current as of January 11, 2022. Data: Daily NK
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North Korea’s collective farms expand acreage dedicated to wheat and barley cultivation

With North Korean leader Kim Jong Un continuing to stress the need to expand wheat and barley cultivation, the country's collective farms are apparently...

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