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Musan residents asked to provide their best winter clothes to soldiers 
Date : January 14, 2021
Musan residents asked to provide their best winter clothes to soldiersNorth Korean military authorities are reportedly forcing ordinary people in North Hamgyong Province…
People’s distrust of financial institutions remains strong 
Date : January 4, 2021
Ordinary people’s distrust of financial institutions remains strongBanks are some of the least trusted institutions in North Korea. Faith in them completely eroded after…
Local trade official arrested for defying order 
Date : January 4, 2021
Local trade official arrested for defying order to earn foreign currencyThe Ministry of State Security has reportedly arrested a trade official who “audaciously” defied…
New camp for violators of COVID-19 quarantine rules 
Date : December 28, 2020
North Korea creates new camp for violators of COVID-19 quarantine rulesNorth Korea recently created a new camp for violators of COVID-19 quarantine rules in Sungho-ri, No…
More personnel for recovery of Gomdok Mine 
Date : December 28, 2020
North Korean authorities order more personnel to help recovery efforts at Gomdok MineNorth Korean authorities recently ordered more personnel to help accelerate recovery …
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…
 
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