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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...

Kaesong printing plant rebuked for 10-day news blackout

The Kaesong newspaper's printing plant is facing severe criticism after failing to print the paper for over ten days due to equipment failures and...

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...

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...

N. Korea’s path out of economic hardship is clear

North Korea's economic hardship in the 1990s, known as the Arduous March, led to countless starvation deaths. North Korea has worked for 80 years...

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...

Despite sanctions, N. Korea continues imports of parts for electronics

North Korea continues to import parts for electronics through China, paying in dollars or fraudulent bank accounts to circumvent international sanctions, Daily NK has...

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