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China is tightening control over N. Korean female migrants

Chinese authorities have ordered local security forces in areas bordering North Korea to standardize the investigation and treatment of female North Korean migrants in...

18 N. Koreans attempt mass defection on New Year’s Day

Daily NK sources reported on Jan. 7 that 18 North Koreans were arrested and are currently under investigation for attempting to defect across the...

N. Korea deploys special patrols to Sino-North Korean border

The Ministry of State Security (MSS), North Korea’s feared security agency, has deployed special patrols on the Sino-North Korean border to control the flow...

Chinese factories raise wages for North Korean workers

Chinese factories have raised wages for North Korean workers, Daily NK has learned. Chinese companies have recently been able to save money by employing...

N. Korea’s new “spectrum analyzer” may be a surveillance tool

North Korea has allegedly developed its own version of what is called a “spectrum analyzer.” Daily NK sources suspect that the device, which was...

N. Korea arrests suspects allegedly involved in information leak

North Korean authorities were recently rocked by a leak that informed South Korean newspapers about a planned trip of leader Kim Jong Un to...

N. Korea dispatches more workers into China despite sanctions

North Korean authorities have dispatched even greater numbers of workers to China with less than a month left until all North Korean workers abroad...

Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

Daily NK snapshots are summaries of select articles from our Korean website. Snapshots are written by our staff and are aimed at putting even...

4 killed by N. Korean border guards while crossing Yalu River

North Korean border guards fired on a group of five North Koreans fleeing over the Yalu River into China in early September, killing four,...

North Korea sentences female drug boss to life in prison

The female leader of a drug smuggling ring and four of her subordinates were recently sentenced to harsh prison time as part of the...

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