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Typhoid fever strikes inmates at labor camp in N. Pyongan Province

Authorities at a forced labor camp in Dongrim County, North Pyongan Province, have recently suspended family visits and banned outside food from being sent...

Chronic illness sufferers face dire shortages of medicines

The severe shortage of medicines in North Korea following the shutdown of the country’s borders in late January is causing concern among sufferers of...

Fluctuating exchange rates cause headaches for N. Korea’s business people

North Korea’s exchange rates have been fluctuating wildly from day to day as the country’s border with China remains closed, Daily NK has learned. “We...

N. Korean textile factories facing operational difficulties

North Korean textile factories are facing difficulties acquiring raw materials following the shutdown of the Sino-North Korean border, with some even ceasing operations, 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 threatens use of weapons to control border with China

North Korea’s Ministry of State Security (MSS) recently sent an official complaint to Chinese authorities criticizing their complacency in policing the Sino-North Korean border...

N. Korean man dies of COVID-19 infection-like symptoms

Some North Koreans living in North Pyongan Province suspect that the government is covering up the death of a man who recently died of...

N. Korea shuts down transit in and out of Sinuiju

North Korean authorities in Sinuiju have shut down transit in and out of the city presumably as part of efforts to prevent the spread...

Kim Jong Un orders more vigilance to prevent avian flu outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered his government to strengthen disease control measures to prevent an outbreak of avian flu, Daily NK...

Sources: Five N. Koreans died from coronavirus infections

Daily NK sources in North Pyongan Province reported today that five people died after suffering from fevers at hospitals in Sinuiju and a nearby...

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