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NK tightens flow of people in and out of Chagang Province 
Date : April 27, 2020
N. Korea tightens flow of people in and out of Chagang ProvinceNorth Korean authorities recently established two new sentry posts on roads heading into Chagang Province a…
Deployment of new GPS jamming device 
Date : April 27, 2020
N. Korea readies deployment of new GPS jamming deviceNorth Korea’s military recently completed final tests on a new “GPS jamming device” for use against South Korea an…
Panic buying in Pyongyang 
Date : April 27, 2020
Announcement on import restrictions leads to panic buying in PyongyangNorth Korea’s recent announcement of restrictions on imports of “unnecessary items” has led to a …
Laptop computers increased in March 
Date : April 19, 2020
Purchases of laptop computers increased in MarchNorth Korea has seen an increase in the sales of notebook computers following the closures of schools due to the COVID-19 …
Corn farming turned out execution 
Date : April 19, 2020
Forestry official executed for illegal corn farmThe head of a local forest management office in Chagang Province was recently executed for removing saplings from state-ow…
NK may move to issue public bonds 
Date : April 16, 2020
N. Korea may move to issue public bonds for the first time in 17 yearsFor the first time in 17 years, North Korean authorities may be planning to issue public bonds to al…
NK lifts ban on students returning to China for study 
Date : April 16, 2020
N. Korea lifts ban on students returning to China for studyNorth Korea recently lifted its ban on students returning to China for study abroad programs, Daily NK has lear…
Four military hospital doctors die from symptoms similar to COVID-19 
Date : April 13, 2020
Four N. Korean military hospital doctors die from symptoms similar to COVID-19Three military doctors and one civilian doctor recently died at a North Korean military hosp…
Strict social distancing for Chongmyong holiday 
Date : April 13, 2020
N. Korea pushes strict social distancing for Chongmyong holidayNorth Korea implemented strict social distancing measures for Chongmyong, a traditional holiday celebrated …
New Pyongyang hospital sparks concerns over shoddy construction 
Date : April 10, 2020
New Pyongyang hospital sparks concerns over shoddy constructionNorth Koreans are expressing concerns that the new hospital being built in Pyongyang will be poorly constru…
New smartphone: the Pyongyang 2428 
Date : April 7, 2020
North Korea launches new smartphone: the Pyongyang 2428North Korea has launched a new iteration of its “Pyongyang” series smartphone, the Pyongyang 2428, Daily NK sourc…
Raids on donju-owned businesses 
Date : April 7, 2020
N. Korea increasingly stages raids on donju-owned businessesNorth Korean authorities are increasingly conducting raids on businesses run by donju as part of efforts to st…
NK increasingly seek out homegrown electronics 
Date : April 6, 2020
N. Koreans increasingly seek out homegrown electronicsNorth Korea is seeing an increase in demand for homegrown electronics, outpacing past preferences for Chinese or Sou…
Many working NK in China are still in limbo 
Date : April 6, 2020
Many working N. Koreans in China are still in limboNorth Koreans working at restaurants and factories in China are worried about getting paid, despite the fact that many …
IT students for “Strategic Military Command” 
Date : April 6, 2020
N. Korea recruits IT students for “Strategic Military Command”North Korean authorities are recruiting large numbers of technology and science students for a special mil…
 
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