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N. Korea’s trading companies seek ways to expand coal exports

North Korea's provincial trading companies are looking for ways to expand coal exports, Daily NK has learned. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a Daily NK...

N. Korea’s garbage-filled balloons lead to disgust among North Koreans

In late May, North Korea sent two batches of balloons filled with trash - including cigarette butts and waste paper - across the border...

N. Hamgyong Province intensifies crackdowns on consumption, distribution of foreign content

Crackdowns and inspections targeting the consumption or distribution of foreign content, including South Korean movies and dramas, have suddenly intensified in North Hamgyong Province...

N. Korea avoids using Sinuiju-Dandong trade route for exports

For strategic reasons, the North Korean government only imports goods in the Sinuiju-Dandong trade route, while using other routes to export goods to China....

One N. Korean’s view of the ongoing crackdown on the China-North...

After declaring April the "Month of Eradicating Illegal Behavior," North Korea's Ministry of State Security has begun cracking down on illegal behavior in the...

N. Korea’s markets continue to see rise in food prices

Grain prices at North Korean marketplaces continue to rise. North Korean food prices are even higher than in May 2023, when cereal prices peaked...

Young N. Koreans want to watch hit S. Korean movie “Exhuma”

A growing number of North Korean young people in Hoeryong are expressing interest in the South Korean movie "Exhuma," which was released in February,...

S. Korean cosmetics find their way into North Pyongan Province

South Korean cosmetics are being secretly distributed in North Pyongan Province, Daily NK has learned. But some of the products in circulation are counterfeits...

Nampo’s 2021 lockdown led to tragedy for many people

In early 2020, as North Korea implemented a maritime lockdown in response to COVID-19, the port city of Nampo suffered a steep drop in...

Jilin Province sentences N. Korean defector to 10 years for human...

Jilin Province authorities recently handed down a 10-year sentence to a North Korean defector for human trafficking, Daily NK has learned. Speaking on condition of...

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