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Satellite imagery shows production underway at Kaesong complex

I recently reviewed recent developments at the Kaesong Industrial Complex using satellite imagery. Thermal infrared data from NASA's Landsat-8 satellite was used to analyze...

N. Korean cosmetics factories face dilemma due to poor sales

North Korean cosmetics factories are struggling with debt because no one is buying their products. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a source in North Korea...

N. Korea smuggles minerals to China in return for food

North Korea recently smuggled internationally sanctioned minerals to China and imported a large amount of food in return, Daily NK has learned. Speaking on condition...

New food factory in N. Pyongan Province spurs discontent

People in North Pyongan Province's Gujang County are upset after hearing that a new food factory will be built in the area, Daily NK...

N. Koreans fork out bribes to get jobs at food processing...

As more North Koreans seek jobs at food processing plants, where food rations and wages are guaranteed, the cost of bribes for those jobs...

N. Korea orders munitions factories to beef up security

North Korean authorities recently ordered major munitions factories to beef up security amid a surge in production and theft of raw materials, Daily NK...

Satellite imagery shows construction of new factory in N. Hamgyong Province

Satellite images show a new factory being built on a 3.3-hectare lot in Kyongsong County, North Hamgyong Province. Kyongsong was one of the first...

N. Pyongan Province falls behind in rice seedling transplanting campaign

North Pyongan Province has fallen behind in the national rice seedling transplanting campaign, prompting local authorities to step up efforts to gather information and...

N. Korea hands out eight months’ worth of rations to major...

North Korea has recently provided workers at eight major munitions factories in Pyongyang, North Pyongan Province, and other areas of the country with eight...

Camera lens captures N. Korean workers on an outing in Dandong

Dozens of North Korean women were recently seen at a group outing in a park in Dandong, suggesting that North Korean workers in China...

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