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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...

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...

Sources: N. Korea has released some people from quarantine

Daily NK sources in Ryanggang Province have confirmed North Korean state media reports that some of the North Koreans quarantined between Feb. 1 and...

The rise of the technocrats: Kim Yong Hwan and Ri Tae...

The recent appointment of two Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) officials to senior posts in Pyongyang and Ryanggang Province is directly connected to important...

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 remittance broker arrested for cross-border activities

A female remittance broker in her 40s was recently arrested and is now in the North Korean court system awaiting sentencing, Daily NK has...

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...

Ryanggang Province forms local task forces to combat COVID-19

North Korean authorities in Ryanggang Province are organizing task forces in the province's small and medium-sized cities and in rural areas to help prevent...

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