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February 25, 2020

Sources: Pyongyangite dies after suffering from high fever

A North Korean suffering from a high fever died in Pyongyang on Feb. 15, leading the Pyongyang Party Committee to immediately call an emergency...
North Koreans farming in North Hamgyong Province in early June 2019 ban loans

N. Korean farms failing to repay loans face backlash from creditors

Collective farm work units in North Hamgyong Province are being hounded by creditors after failing to pay back loans they used to buy needed...
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Ryanggang Province forms local task forces to combat COVID-19

North Korean authorities in Ryanggang Province are organizing task forces in the province's small and medium-sized cities and in rural areas to help prevent...
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N. Korea’s security agency executes China-based informant

A North Korean informant in China was recently recalled by the Ministry of State Security (MSS) and executed in early February, Daily NK sources...

Kim Jong Un orders special meal for soldiers at Okryu-gwan

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered Pyongyang’s Okryu-gwan restaurant to serve breakfast to soldiers on the morning of Kim Jong Il’s birthday...
Hyesan murdered

North Korean woman murdered in Hyesan

A woman in her 40s was recently murdered by an unidentified assailant in the Hyegang District of Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, and a task force...
North Korean soldiers in Saju County, North Pyongan Province arrested

N. Korean border guards arrested for smuggling on border

Two North Korean border guards were arrested after smuggling goods over the Sino-North Korean border in Ryanggang Province on Feb. 8, Daily NK has...
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Kim Jong Un orders military-run fishery station to increase catch this year

North Korean leader recently ordered the military-run "August 25 Fishery Station" to increase its catch of fish by 2,000 tons more than last year...
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N. Korea begins enforcing price controls in local markets

North Korean authorities have begun enforcing price controls after commodity prices spiked following the closure of the Sino-North Korean border, Daily NK has learned. "Officials...

N. Koreans nabbed for sending mobile texts about the coronavirus

Agents with the Ministry of State Security (MSS)’s Bureau 10 arrested two remittance brokers during raids in Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, after discovering texts mentioning...

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