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October 17, 2021
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North Korean official who embezzled workplace funds faces “heavy economic punishment”

Daily NK has learned that North Korean authorities recently sentenced a cadre who embezzled funds from his workplace to “heavy economic punishment.” A source in...
North Korean women bikes support

Financial distress leads some North Koreans to resort to robbery

Daily NK recently learned of several cases of robbery that have occurred in various areas of North Korea. According to a Daily NK source on...

Two students in Haeju put on public trial for watching and distributing South Korean...

Two students at Haeju University of Agriculture in South Hwanghae Province were recently put on public trial for watching, copying, and distributing South Korean...

Nine Hoeryong residents arrested and tried for using foreign mobile phones

In late August, North Korean authorities publicly tried users of illegal foreign-made mobile phones in Hoeryong, North Hamgyong Province. According to a Daily NK source...
Hyesan, Ryanggang Province

Ministry of Social Security officer in Hyesan arrested for colluding with remittance broker

A Ministry of Social Security officer working at Hyesan Station, in Yanggang Province, was recently sent to a political prison camp for colluding with...
Youth

Group of youth in Tanchon arrested after singing and dancing to South Korean music

A group of young people in Tanchon who gathered to prepare for Youth Day (Aug. 28) were arrested by the Ministry of State Security...
construction materials trucks

N. Korea’s Central Public Prosecutor’s Office is investigating provincial-level export officials

North Korea’s Central Public Prosecutor's Office is reportedly conducting a sweeping inspection of export officials connected to provincial party assemblies, looking for instances of...
Musan County, North Hamgyong Province residence

Eight young people in Musan County put on trial for imitating characters in S....

Eight young people in Musan County, North Hamgyong Province, were recently put on public trial for imitating characters in South Korean TV programs or...
Merchant cell phone

Ministry of State Security arrests phone user in Hoeryong, exiling her family and confiscating...

North Korean authorities have apparently taken their sweeping operation against the use of Chinese-made mobile phones to the next level, instituting tough measures against...

Thieves steal around 30 rechargeable batteries, sodium cyanide in South Pyongan Province

Daily NK has learned of a string of thefts of state property in North Korea. Theft is rising amid economic difficulties, but the authorities...

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