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February 24, 2020

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Sources: N. Korea to reject US humanitarian support for coronavirus outbreak

North Korea has already decided to reject any humanitarian support offered by the US to combat the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, Daily...

N. Korea closes schools throughout the country for one month

North Korea made the decision to close all of its schools for one month starting Feb. 20, in a surprise move that comes after...

China rejects N. Korean request to restart trade across border

The Chinese government recently rejected a North Korean request to restart trade across the two country's border by Feb. 15, Daily NK has learned. The...

Sinuiju is failing to prevent COVID-19 outbreak, sources

North Korea's efforts at disease control to prevent an outbreak of COVID-19 have been rudimentary at best, Daily NK sources have reported. North Korean disease...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

N. Korean woman died of coronavirus infection in late January

A woman in Pyongyang died of a novel coronavirus infection in January despite North Korean claims that the country has not suffered an outbreak...

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