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Explosions in Hyesan kill nine, injure at least 30 
Date : August 5, 2020
Explosions in Hyesan kill nine, injure at least 30Nine North Koreans died, and around 30 more were injured yesterday night in explosions caused by what appears to have be…
NK may release prisoners in October 
Date : July 30, 2020
N. Korea may release a “large number” of prisoners in OctoberNorth Korean authorities are planning to carry out a special pardon of prisoners in October, and the list o…
Central Committee letter of appeal targets gold smuggling on border 
Date : July 28, 2020
Central Committee “letter of appeal” targets gold smuggling on borderThe letter of appeal of North Korea’s Central Committee, which “expressed the genuine feelings” …
NK elite look to foreign-made COVID-19 vaccines 
Date : July 26, 2020
N. Korea’s elite look to foreign-made COVID-19 vaccines for salvationWhile North Korea claims it is close to a breakthrough in the development of a vaccine for COVID-19,…
The Jindallae 7 phone was manufactured in China 
Date : July 23, 2020
The Jindallae 7 phone was manufactured in ChinaA Daily NK investigation into the serial numbers of the latest “Jindallae 7” phone released by North Korea at the beginni…
Crackdown on housing transactions 
Date : July 9, 2020
N. Korea cracks down on illegal housing transactionsNorth Korean authorities recently issued an order to the Ministry of Social Security and housing management department…
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…
 
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