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Tag: Ryanggang Province

Behind the rise of homeless people in North Korea

Daily NK has reported on the increase of homeless people in North Korea over the past several months. In February, there were reports that...

N. Korean woman who killed husband faces life in prison

A woman living in Huchang County, Ryanggang Province, was recently sentenced to life in prison for murdering her husband with the help of her...

N. Korean gold smugglers arrested near the Sino-NK border

Two North Koreans from South Hwanghae Province were recently arrested after sneaking into Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, to smuggle gold across the Sino-North Korean border,...

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...

Ryanggang Province witnesses price spikes

Amid recent news of panic buying and a surge in prices of imported goods in Pyongyang, price hikes have occurred outside of the North...

N. Koreans still defecting across the border in Ryanggang Province

Defections across the Sino-North Korean border in Ryanggang Province continue despite the North Korean government’s efforts to shutdown human traffic across the border, Daily...

N. Koreans in Ryanggang Province push back against high electricity rates

A North Korean source in Ryanggang Province reported recently that electricity rates in the province have risen considerably over the past several months, a...

N. Korea pushes strict social distancing for Chongmyong holiday

North Korea implemented strict social distancing measures for Chongmyong, a traditional holiday celebrated on Apr. 4, Daily NK sources in Ryanggang Province reported.  Celebrated to...

N. Korean real estate prices remain stable despite economic downturn

North Korea’s real estate prices have remained stable amid global fears of price falls due to the economic stagnation caused by the spread of...

Samjiyon Market closed as rumors fly about Kim Jong Un visit

Samjiyon Market was abruptly shut down yesterday in what may be part of preparations for a visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...

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