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Pence Cartoon: “WARNING: Fishing by Permit Only”

Explanatory Note Gregory Pence’s latest cartoon for Daily NK comments on a recent incident involving Chinese fishing boats and a North Korean patrol vessel. On...

Large number of Storm Corps troops sent to Sino-North Korean border

North Korea has dispatched around 3,000 members of an elite military force named the "Storm Corps" to some parts of the Sino-North Korean border,...

N. Korea increases number of guard posts in Hyesan

North Korea has added at least five new guard posts in Hyesan as part of broader efforts to crackdown on smuggling and the "leakage"...

Prices of Chinese-made mobile phones skyrocket in N. Korea

The prices of Chinese mobile phones in North Korea have skyrocketed recently due to increased crackdowns on international calls along the Sino-North Korean border,...

Defector families face resentment in the border region

North Korea’s recent efforts to promote anti-defector sentiment are having some effect in the Sino-North Korean border area, Daily NK has learned.  “Because of the...

N. Korea focuses on ending ship-based smuggling on border

North Korean authorities recently ordered that ships travelling near the Sino-North Korean border must have a security official on board as part of efforts...

N. Korea to crack down even more on illegal activities in...

North Korea’s Ministry of State Security (MSS) recently held a meeting of high-level officials where they were told to severely punish perpetrators of illegal...

N. Korea to permit smuggling over parts of Sino-NK border

North Korean authorities have decided to permit smuggling activities across some portions of the Sino-North Korean border from mid-June on the condition that smugglers...

N. Korea orders some workers in China to return home

North Korean authorities recently ordered at least some North Korean workers in China to return home, Daily NK has learned.  “The order was announced earlier...

North Korean restaurants in China continue to face difficulties

North Korean restaurants in China near the border with North Korea have yet to return to normal operations and are even sending their sending...

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