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State-run food shops have no rice 
Date : July 31, 2021
North Korea’s state-run food shops have little or no rice to sell to consumersAccording to multiple Daily NK sources in North Korea recently, state food shops across the…
Irrigation struggle to prevent drought damage 
Date : July 31, 2021
North Hwanghae Province mobilizes locals for “irrigation struggle” to prevent drought damage to cropsA source in North Hwanghae Province told Daily NK on Monday that cr…
Forced rural relocation schemes lead to heartbreak 
Date : July 30, 2021
Forced rural relocation schemes sometimes lead to heartbreakAccording to a Daily NK source in North Korea on Sunday, officials in the city of Pyongsong recently selected …
Still no signs of distributing food to ordinary people 
Date : July 30, 2021
Still no signs of distributing food to ordinary peopleA source in Yanggang Province told Daily NK on Tuesday that there has been no talk of food provisions since North Ko…
Order to release military rice for general population 
Date : June 30, 2021
North Korea orders the release of military rice stores to general populationInminban (people’s units) in each district of Chongjin held meetings on June 23. “During the…
Food prices are unstable 
Date : June 25, 2021
Food prices are unstableThe prices of staple foods such as rice and corn, which had skyrocketed since the beginning of June, dropped on the 19th but rose sharply on the 2…
Commodity prices skyrocket while currency exchange rates plummet 
Date : June 25, 2021
Commodity prices skyrocket while currency exchange rates plummetCommodity prices in some regions of North Korea are skyrocketing while the country’s currency exchange ra…
Efforts to wean people off of Chinese mobile phones 
Date : June 25, 2021
Efforts to wean people off of Chinese mobile phonesNorth Korean authorities in Sinuiju are marking this year’s “Struggle Against US Imperialism Month” (June 25 –…
NK authorities order expatriates in China to avoid South Koreans 
Date : May 31, 2021
N. Korean authorities order expatriates in China to avoid any direct or indirect contact with South KoreansNorth Korean authorities are implementing measures to ferret ou…
Security agency arrests family of three trying to defect on Kim Il Sung’s birth... 
Date : May 27, 2021
North Korea’s security agency arrests family of three trying to defect on Kim Il Sung’s birthdayNorth Korea’s Ministry of State Security (MSS) arrested a family of thr…
NK limits export of uranium concentrate in Pyongsan 
Date : May 27, 2021
N. Korea limits export of uranium concentrate in Pyongsan to just a few key organizationsAmid increasing signs that North Korea is expanding its uranium mining, North Kor…
Freight trains have not entered NK from China 
Date : May 27, 2021
Freight trains have not entered North Korea from China Despite signs Sino-North Korean trade was set to resume in mid-May, Daily NK has learned that freight cars des…
NK mobilize inminban leaders to crackdown on street vendors 
Date : May 12, 2021
N. Korean authorities mobilize inminban leaders to crackdown on street vendorsNorth Korean authorities have recently mobilized inminban (people’s unit) leaders in some a…
Woman who endured physical pain during Military Foundation Day performance prais... 
Date : May 12, 2021
Woman who endured physical pain during Military Foundation Day performance praised for loyaltyA woman in Chongjin, North Hamgyong Province reportedly collapsed on Apr. 25…
North Korea is recruiting laborers for construction sites abroad 
Date : April 26, 2021
North Korea is currently recruiting laborers to send to construction sites abroadNorth Korea is in the midst of recruiting laborers to send abroad as part of full-fledged…
 
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