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January 19, 2022

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North Korea imports more equipment to monitor communications along border

North Korea recently imported more wiretapping equipment to crack down on international communications made by people in the Sino-North Korean border region, Daily NK...

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,...

N. Korean propaganda lectures focus on anti-South Korean rhetoric

North Korean authorities have been conducting propaganda lectures for citizens to promote North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s recent decision to defer plans for...

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...

Man accused of leaking state secrets sent to political prisoner camp

A North Korean man who made frequent international calls near the Sino-North Korean border with a Chinese mobile phone was recently arrested and sent...

N. Korea recently bought phone-tapping devices from abroad

North Korea recently purchased phone-tapping devices from abroad to better monitor mobile phone calls, Daily NK has learned.  “The government purchased 15 phone-tapping devices from...

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. Korea moves to bolster technical expertise of security officials

North Korea recently created a new program in the country’s State Security University (SSU) to strengthen the technical expertise of Ministry of State Security...

Video claiming Kim Jong Un’s death spreads in North Korea

After a video claiming North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has died began circulating in the area of North Korea bordering China, North Korean...

N. Korea tightens flow of people in and out of Chagang...

North Korean authorities recently established two new sentry posts on roads heading into Chagang Province as part of efforts to better monitor the movement...

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