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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...

Photos from Hyesan reveal the impact of disease control efforts

Two months have passed since North Korea shut down its borders to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) into the country from...

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 rice sellers raking it in thanks to skyrocketing prices

The rise of North Korean rice prices have led to massive profits for rice wholesalers who acquired rice from China before the closure of...

N. Korean man killed by relatives after spat over money

A 40-year-old man was killed in Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, after suffering from a severe beating by two of his relatives on Feb. 10. "A man...

North Korean woman murdered in Hyesan

A woman in her 40s was recently murdered by an unidentified assailant in the Hyegang District of Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, and a task force...

N. Korea begins enforcing price controls in local markets

North Korean authorities have begun enforcing price controls after commodity prices spiked following the closure of the Sino-North Korean border, Daily NK has learned. "Officials...

Commodity prices spike in N. Korea following border shutdown

Commodity prices have skyrocketed at local markets throughout North Korea following the North Korea's closure of the country's border with China as part of...

Ryanggang Province accelerates disease control efforts

North Korean public health officials are making serious efforts to improve disease control procedures at hospitals in Ryanggang Province as the country faces a...

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