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Daily NK Snapshots from North Korea

Daily NK Snapshots are synopses of select articles from our Korean website. Snapshots provide a window into the Daily NK’s reporting—domestic news items that are...

Hyesan censures people not wearing face masks in public

Hyesan, a city in North Korea’s Ryanggang Province, is mobilizing medical students to crack down on people not wearing face masks in public, Daily...

N. Korean company continues smuggling over Chinese border

A North Korean trading company that smuggled South Korean masks through a customs office in Sinuiju in early February is still smuggling in face...

N. Korea is acquiring face masks via official smuggling operations

North Korea has been acquiring face masks through smuggling operations across the Sino-North Korean border, Daily NK has learned. “The trade ministry continues to...

N. Korea uses market forces to avoid face mask scarcity

North Korea suffered a brief shortage of face masks in early February but rebounded quickly to provide an abundant supply of masks, Daily NK...

N. Korea provides face masks to leaders in the “top 1%”

North Korea is providing domestically-manufactured face masks made out of cloth to high-level government officials, Daily NK sources have reported. "The central command center for...

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