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Half of First Corps not ready to take part in winter training 
Date : December 1, 2020
Half of N. Korea’s First Corps not ready to take part in winter trainingA source told Daily NK on Monday that North Korea’s First Corps has been hit so badly by malnutr…
Economic difficulties lead to downsizing of end-of-year events 
Date : November 30, 2020
Economic difficulties lead to downsizing of end-of-year eventsNorth Korea’s end-of-the-year “annual evaluation meetings” are being held with less fanfare this year, Da…
Four soldiers executed for taking part in Hyesan Incident 
Date : November 30, 2020
Four soldiers executed for taking part in Hyesan IncidentA Daily NK source in Yanggang Province has reported that two border guard officers and two rank-and-file soldiers…
Ri Pyong Chol rushes to Hyesan 
Date : November 30, 2020
Ri Pyong Chol rushes to Hyesan to deal with the “Hyesan Incident”Ri Pyong Chol, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, has rushed to Hyesan, Yanggang Provinc…
Recent revision of Enterprise Act appears aimed at increasing trade 
Date : November 30, 2020
N. Korea’s recent revision of Enterprise Act appears aimed at increasing tradeNorth Korea’s recent revision of the Enterprise Act may have aimed to strengthen state con…
NK authorities transfer border patrol regiment out of Hyesan 
Date : November 30, 2020
N. Korean authorities transfer border patrol regiment out of HyesanThe aftermath of the “Hyesan Incident” is having a major impact on the border patrol deployed in the …
Three state security officials arrested for misconduct 
Date : November 16, 2020
Three state security officials arrested for misconduct in Musan back in JulyThree officials belonging to the Ministry of State Security (MSS) office in Musan County, Nort…
Falling N. Korean won 
Date : November 16, 2020
Falling N. Korean won – dollar exchange rate causes headaches among dollar holdersWith major nations around the world such as the United States opening their purses…
NK and China agree to resume train service 
Date : October 29, 2020
N. Korea and China agree to resume train service in late NovemberNorth Korea and China have recently agreed to resume international train service, which was suspended in …
NK People impacted by ban on mobile money 
Date : October 29, 2020
Donju and ordinary people impacted by recent ban on mobile moneyWith the North Korean authorities suddenly banning the sale of mobile phone minutes (mobile money), not on…
Choe Son Hui underwent three months forced labor 
Date : October 29, 2020
Choe Son Hui recently underwent three months forced laborWhen the two clashed because of their failure to see eye-to-eye on policy toward the US, the Central Committee re…
NK rejecting defectors from China 
Date : October 19, 2020
N. Korea still rejecting Chinese proposals to repatriate defectorsAbout 20 female North Korean defectors were caught and detained early this month at a lockup for illegal…
New organization cracks down on SK goods 
Date : October 14, 2020
New organization cracks down on S. Korean goods on borderA new group to crack down on South Korea-made goods was created in Sinuiju and is staging raids on smugglers and …
Block quarantine contaminants at border 
Date : October 8, 2020
Block “quarantine contaminants” at borderNorth Korean military authorities have recently ordered frontline military units to “strictly” deal with all possible “quara…
NK places coast maritime patrol units on top combat posture 
Date : September 30, 2020
N. Korea places western and eastern coast maritime patrol units on “top combat posture”The order indicates that the North Korean leadership is preparing for the potenti…
 
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