Daily NK in the News (November 2019)

November 2019: International News Citation Highlights

38TH NORTH

Nov. 6: North Korea’s largest fertilizer plant reportedly shut down

“…Fertilizer production is one area where UN sanctions appear to have rather dire unintended consequences. Daily NK reports…”

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW

Nov. 15: Sanctions on North Korean migrant workers undermined by ‘interns’

“…About 2,000 North Korean women without work visas were recently sent to factories in Jilin Province, according to Daily NK, a website specializing in North Korea-related news.”

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST

Nov. 6: Chinese tourists in North Korea: ‘almost a necessary evil’

“…tourism business, North Korea can earn a considerable amount of foreign currency,” one source told news site Daily NK.”

Nov. 12: Two North Koreans allegedly murdered 16 men and fled to the South. Moon Jae-in is getting flak for sending them back

“In the Daily NK, a media site focused on the North, Choi Ju-hwal, a former official in the North Korean army, said it was “very hard to accept” that three men…”

THE KOREA TIMES

Nov. 25: Warning signs in North Korea

“…with its biggest plant, the Hungnam Fertilizer Complex, having been temporarily shut down this year, according to the Daily NK.”

RADIO FREE ASIA

Nov. 13: North Korea Issues New National ID Cards to Rural Residents

“…Daily NK reported in February that the new ID cards measure 8 x 5.5 centimeters (approximately 3.15 x 2.17 inches)…”

KBS WORLD RADIO

Nov. 14: Street Food in N. Korea

“…which has recently aroused curiosity in the global community with Kang Mi-jin, a North Korean defector and reporter at the Seoul-based online newspaper, Daily NK.”

STRATFOR WORLDVIEW

Nov. 15: North Korea: Potential Air Drills Could Be a Response to U.S.-South Korea Exercises

“…during upcoming North Korean military drills that typically occur in mid-December, Daily NK reported Nov. 15.”

END – November 2019 International News Citation Highlights