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October 26, 2020

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Kim Jong Un criticizes Ministry of Social Security for confusion over...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently weighed in on the failure of the Ministry of Social Security to properly handle confusion surrounding vehicle...

N. Korean military agencies trip over each other to extract bribes

The North Korean military's deteriorating food situation has led to greater competition among various military agencies to conduct "inspections" of military units and extract...

Minister of State Construction Control censured by government

Kwon Song Ho, the head of North Korea’s Ministry of State Construction Control, was given a “stern warning” on Aug. 11 as punishment for...

Angry over bribe demands, Chinese fishing boats ram N. Korean patrol...

Angry over demands for bribes by North Korean patrols, several Chinese fishing boats intentionally rammed into a North Korean patrol boat near Sinuiju in...

N. Korean official in Sinuiju may face harsh punishment for river...

A high-ranking official at the Sinuiju customs office recently arrested for using a river cruise ship for a family event may be punished harshly...

N. Korea cracks down on illegal housing transactions

North Korean authorities have recently taken issue with rampant real estate transactions, calling for crackdowns and stronger controls on the buying and selling of...

N. Korea takes further steps to clamp down on military corruption

North Korea has recently taken steps to further stamp out corruption in the country’s military, Daily NK has learned.  Specifically, a Daily NK source in...

Elderly Ryanggang Province resident pays bribe to escape punishment

An elderly North Korean man living in Ryanggang Province was recently arrested and then released after paying a bribe to a local law enforcement...

Kim Jong Un orders military to investigate corruption

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered the military to investigate and punish anyone involved in corruption, including the poor management and stealing...

Collective farm in Ryanggang Province comes under scrutiny

Farm managers at a collective farm in Taehongdan County, Ryanggang Province, are being investigated for their involvement in a corruption scandal, Daily NK has...

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