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N. Korean fishery to start exporting products to China

The Taegyong General Fishery Enterprise in Kimchaek will soon send its first export products to China after building a processing plant with imported equipment...

N. Korean border patrol officer assaults police

A border patrol officer recently assaulted police officers while being arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a restaurant waitress in Chongjin. Speaking on condition of anonymity,...

North Korean burner phone prices soar amid government crackdown on purchases

The price of "daepo" phones — mobile phones falsely registered under another person's name, similar to "burner phones" — is soaring in North Korea...

N. Korean state security agents use deception to arrest buyers of...

State security agents in Hoeryong have been tricking would-be buyers of Chinese-made mobile phones by using informants to lure them to the site of...

N. Korean officials shake down illegal profiteers for bribes

North Korean law enforcement agents are shaking down individuals profiting from illegal activities, Daily NK has learned. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a source in...

N. Korea tightens control over sensitive documents in border region

North Korea's Propaganda and Agitation Department has initiated inspections of how local agencies and organizations are handling and storing important documents.  Speaking on condition of...

N. Korea expands local trade but imposes tighter controls

Regional trade has significantly increased since North Korean authorities began implementing the "20×10 regional development policy." Rising imports are also boosting business in rural...

Some N. Koreans avoid work as police informants due to no...

A source in North Hamgyong Province said on Monday that some people in Hoeryong have been avoiding becoming police informers lately. Police in Hoeryong recently...

Hoeryong police conduct bunker drills to prepare for war

Police officers in Hoeryong, North Hamgyong Province, underwent about two weeks of bunker drills in preparation for war earlier this month, Daily NK has...

N. Korea completes almost 70% of rice transplanting as of early...

Amid the travails of a chronic food shortage, North Korea has identified increasing grain production as its top economic priority for the year and...

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