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Ending ship-based smuggling on border 
Date : June 30, 2020
Ending ship-based smuggling on borderNorth Korean authorities ordered ships traveling between China and North Korea to have a security official from the Ministry of State…
Pyongyang face 3 months without rations 
Date : June 15, 2020
Pyongyang face three months without rationsNorth Korea has failed to provide rations to Pyongyang residents for the last three months. It had never occurred during even t…
Behind the rise of homeless people in North Korea 
Date : June 11, 2020
Daily NK reported on the increase of homeless people in North Korea over the past several months. In February, it said that North Korean officials began cracking down on …
Taebong Mine is popular 
Date : June 2, 2020
Taebong Mine is popularTaebong Mine, one of the largest mines in North Korea, is famous among the people living in the proximity of Hyesan to pan for gold and tungsten.&n…
Currency dealer sentenced to life in prison 
Date : May 25, 2020
Hamhung currency broker sentenced to life in prisonEarlier May, a woman in her 50s was arrested and put on public trial for selling dollars at the Songchon Riverbank in d…
NK workers in China not getting paid 
Date : May 25, 2020
Some N. Korea factory workers in China are not getting paidNorth Korean workers in China are not getting paid because their workplaces have shut down due to financial dif…
A prosecutor put on public trial in Hamhung 
Date : May 21, 2020
N. Korean prosecutor put on public trial in HamhungA North Korean prosecutor arrested in Hamhung, South Hamgyung Province was brought to a public trial. The prosecutor ha…
Fluctuating exchange rates cause troubles 
Date : May 19, 2020
Fluctuating exchange rates cause troublesNorth Korea’s exchange rates were fluctuating wildly. In Pyongsong on May 5, one USD started trading at KPW 8,150 but then rose …
100 top technology university graduates join military 
Date : May 18, 2020
Around 100 top technology university graduates join militaryNorth Korea recruited about 100 of the most capable graduates from the country’s top technology-related unive…
North Korean schools to reopen on the first of June 
Date : May 18, 2020
North Korean schools to reopen on the first of JuneNorth Korea’s education ministry announced that child care centers, preschools, elementary schools, middle schools, an…
Fertilizer factory event hastily put together 
Date : May 13, 2020
Fertilizer factory event hastily put togetherThe Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory completion ceremony attended by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was precipitously p…
Battle illegal foreign currency transactions 
Date : May 13, 2020
N. Korea forms group to battle illegal foreign currency transactionsNorth Korea has moved to severely crack down on potential negative effects of the floating of governme…
Teachers restricted from travelling until December 
Date : May 13, 2020
N. Korean teachers restricted from travelling until DecemberNorth Korean authorities recently imposed restrictions on the travel of teachers for the rest of the year to p…
NK paper urges all-out efforts to maximize rice production 
Date : May 11, 2020
NK paper urges all-out efforts to maximize rice productionNorth Korea's Rodong Shinmun called for all-out efforts to maximize rice production this year.Kim Jong-un sugges…
Inter-Korean railway project welcomed 
Date : May 11, 2020
N. Korean officials favorably view the inter-Korean railway projectDaily NK sources said that it appears that North Korean officials seem to welcome the inter-Korean rail…
 
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