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N. Korea is wasting time with calls for self-reliance and frugality

Subsequent to the recently failed negotiations between North Korea and the US, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un has called on his nation to...

Young woman sentenced to correctional facility for sex work

An 18-year-old involved in sex work in Pyongsong, South Pyongan Province, was sentenced to time in a correctional facility in early October, Daily NK...

Elderly North Koreans increasingly turn to begging to survive

The number of North Korean elderly who wander around looking for food and begging is on the rise, Daily NK has learned.  North Korean senior...

Indebted Pyongyang taxi driver commits suicide

A taxi driver in Pyongyang suffering from mounting financial difficulties committed suicide after failing to pay a portion of his income owed to his...

Pyongyang elites increasingly turn to fortune-tellers

North Korea’s worsening economic situation has led more and more North Koreans to seek out fortune-tellers, leading to a nation-wide crackdown by the authorities,...

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