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Kim Jong Un orders the capture of family 
Date : October 18, 2021
Kim Jong Un personally orders the capture of family who drugged border guards Daily NK source has reported that a North Korean family of four defected into China on …
New emergency rules amid COVID-19 spread 
Date : October 14, 2021
North Korea announces new emergency rules amid COVID-19 spread. New strict COVID-19 rules have been distributed to residents. A source in South Pyongan Province said…
North Korean shot dead upon arrival from China. 
Date : October 8, 2021
North Korean shot dead upon arrival from China. Daily NK reported that a North Korean in his 50s, who left the country, hungry, with nothing to eat, to visit a relat…
Teachers being reduced to farmers for the potato harvest. 
Date : October 6, 2021
Teachers being reduced to farmers in Yanggang Province for the potato harvest. Daily NK has recently obtained information from an internal source that local teachers…
Strict management of grain supplies ahead of autumn harvest 
Date : September 30, 2021
Strict management of grain supplies ahead of autumn harvestDaily NK obtained documents recently distributed by the Yanggang Province branch of the ruling party to subordi…
Allowing people to use foreign currency at state-run food shops 
Date : September 30, 2021
Allowing people to use foreign currency at state-run food shopsThe move suggests the authorities have adopted a strategy to absorb more foreign currency as tough internat…
New foreign currency vouchers into full circulation 
Date : September 30, 2021
New foreign currency vouchers into full circulationForeign currency vouchers, which can be exchanged for foreign currency, were first issued by North Korea’s Central Ban…
Financial distress leads people to resort to robbery 
Date : September 27, 2021
Financial distress leads some North Koreans to resort to robberyAccording to a Daily NK source on Sept. 22, a woman in her twenties was the victim of robbery on the stree…
MSS officer arrested for colluding with remittance broker 
Date : September 13, 2021
Ministry of Social Security officer in Hyesan arrested for colluding with remittance brokerA Ministry of Social Security agent at Hyesan Station and secretary of a local …
8 people put on trial for imitating SK TV characters 
Date : September 2, 2021
Eight young people in Musan County put on trial for imitating characters in S. Korean TV programs and filmsA source in North Hamgyong Province told Daily NK on Monday tha…
SSM arrests phone user in Hoeryong 
Date : September 2, 2021
Ministry of State Security arrests phone user in HoeryongA source in North Hamgyong Province told Daily NK on Friday that the Ministry of State Security put a woman in he…
Socialist Women’s Union tasked with silk cocoon production quotas 
Date : August 31, 2021
Socialist Women’s Union tasked with silk cocoon production quotasNorth Korea was already mobilizing members of the organization, which is made up of full-time housewives…
Storm Corps pilfer government storage facilities 
Date : August 31, 2021
Storm Corps pilfer government storage facilitiesA source in North Hamgyong Province told Daily NK on Friday that with the Storm Corps deployed to the border for such a lo…
Complain about being forced to come up with recycleables 
Date : August 30, 2021
Complain about being forced to come up with recyclablesAccording to a Daily NK source in Yanggang Province on Sunday, inminban (people’s units) in Hyesan have been engag…
Thieves steal around 30 rechargeable batteries, sodium cyanide 
Date : August 24, 2021
Thieves steal around 30 rechargeable batteries, sodium cyanide in South Pyongan ProvinceA source in South Pyongan Province told Daily NK on Thursday that somebody recentl…
 
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