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N. Korea to install new surveillance cameras on Sino-NK border

North Korea recently purchased new surveillance cameras from China costing several million dollars, Daily NK has learned.  Given that new surveillance cameras were already installed...

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,...

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...

North Pyongan Province border guards are being rotated out more frequently

North Korean border patrol units in North Pyongan Province are being rotated out more frequently as part of efforts to end cross-border smuggling and...

N. Korean smuggler faces punishment after dash across border

A North Korean who smuggled in cooking oil from China was arrested and is now under quarantine at a medical center in Ryanggang Province,...

N. Korean military cuts food rations for officers to just 10...

The North Korean military will be providing its officers with only 10 days of food rations per month for the next six months, Daily...

N. Korea cracks down on smugglers of South Korean goods

Having closed its borders in order to combat the coronavirus outbreak, North Korea has now implemented a large scale operation to track down smugglers...

N. Korea’s state-run smuggling activities continue despite coronavirus

With the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of abating, North Korea has intensified its disease control measures, especially for individuals engaging in state-sponsored smuggling...

N. Korean company continues smuggling over Chinese border

A North Korean trading company that smuggled South Korean masks through a customs office in Sinuiju in early February is still smuggling in face...

China rejects N. Korean request to restart trade across border

The Chinese government recently rejected a North Korean request to restart trade across the two country's border by Feb. 15, Daily NK has learned. The...

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