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N. Koreans in Sinuiju remain unable to purchase medications

North Koreans in Sinuiju are unable to purchase needed medications amid a serious drug shortage, Daily NK has learned.   A source in North Pyongan Province...

News about recent capture of N. Korean defectors in China spreading...

The news that several North Korean defectors were recently apprehended by authorities in Dandong is rapidly spreading among North Koreans living on the border...

Kim Jong Un orders investigation into the recent defection of five...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered a thorough investigation into the defection of five North Koreans in China along with severe punishments...

Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, Sinuiju was locked down for...

COVID-19 appears to be spreading through North Korea at a frightening speed. Daily NK recently learned from its network of sources in the country...

Lack of food leads to deaths from hunger in Sinuiju

As North Korea’s food shortages continue to worsen, the number of food-poor households is increasing in the country. Even people in Sinuiju, a city...

MSS official fired on by border patrol during smuggling operation

A Ministry of State Security agent was recently fired on by border patrol troops as he was trying to smuggle tobacco in Yongchon County,...

Sinuiju officials intensify bribe demands amid wider economic malaise

As North Korea attempts to hermetically seal its border to stop COVID-19 from entering the country, Daily NK has learned that bullying by bureaucrats...

North Korean man investigated for industrial espionage

A North Korean man in his 40s is reportedly under investigation by the Ministry of State Security for turning over internal analyses from his...

Some owners of new Sinuiju apartments avoid moving in

Some officials and members of North Korea’s wealthy entrepreneurial class (donju) who purchased units in the recently completed “circular-shaped” apartment building in Sinuiju are...

Some new residents of Sinuiju apartment building bought their flats

Following North Korean state media reports that scientists and educators have begun moving into a “circular-shaped” apartment building in Sinuiju, Daily NK has learned...

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