Breaking News from Ryanggang, North Korea

from Bing and Google News
North Korea , Monday 30 March 2020

News North Korea Ryanggang: Central committee official dismissed for illicit affair

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Central committee official dismissed for illicit affair
News source: https://www.dailynk.com/english/central-committee-official-dismissed-illicit-affair/

In North Korea, the writing a self-criticism is generally the first-step of being dismissed ... The official was one of many who have been dispatched to potato growing regions in Ryanggang Province ...

News North Korea Ryanggang: North Korea’s rich pay to exempt kids from farm work

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
North Korea’s rich pay to exempt kids from farm work
News source: https://www.dailynk.com/english/north-koreas-rich-pay-exempt-kids-farm-work/

sources in North Korea have told Daily NK. “The potato season (fall harvest) began in Samjiyon in mid-September,” a Ryanggang Province-based source told Daily NK on Monday. “Students from mainly poor ...

News North Korea Ryanggang: How a sanctions-busting smartphone business thrives in North Korea

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
How a sanctions-busting smartphone business thrives in North Korea
News source: https://www.newsfirst.lk/2019/09/26/how-a-sanctions-busting-smartphone-business-thrives-in-north-korea/

Reuters - North Korea is evading U.N. sanctions to cash in on soaring domestic demand for smartphones, using low-cost hardware imports to generate - Get the latest breaking news and top stories from Sri Lanka, the latest political news, sports news, weather updates, exam results, business news, entertainment news, world news and much more from News 1st, Sri Lanka's leading news network.

News North Korea Ryanggang: Brother and sister arrested after defection into China

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Brother and sister arrested after defection into China
News source: https://www.dailynk.com/english/brother-sister-arrested-after-defection-into-china/

“The siblings were a 20-year-old man and his 19-year-old sister,” a source from Ryanggang Province told Daily NK last Monday. The two illegally crossed the border into China in May and then went into ...

News North Korea Ryanggang: Farmer facing six months in labor camp for theft

Published on: Tuesday 17 September 2019
Farmer facing six months in labor camp for theft
News source: https://www.dailynk.com/english/farmer-facing-six-months-labor-camp-theft/

A farmer in Paekam County, Ryanggang Province, has been sentenced to six months of forced labor after stealing unripened potatoes and barley, Daily NK learned from multiple sources in North Korea on ...

News North Korea Ryanggang: Plant and fruit-based alcohol gain popularity

Published on: Monday 16 September 2019
Plant and fruit-based alcohol gain popularity
News source: https://www.dailynk.com/english/plant-and-fruit-based-alcohol-gain-popularity/

North Korea’s government has also lowered regulations on the ... There are signs, however, that the regime is concerned about excessive alcohol consumption. Another Ryanggang Province-based source ...

News North Korea Ryanggang: N. Korea ramps up honey production

Published on: Tuesday 03 September 2019
N. Korea ramps up honey production
News source: https://www.dailynk.com/english/north-korea-ramps-up-honey-production/

Image: Rodong Sinmun The number of beekeepers producing honey and beeswax in North Korea is being ramped up across the country, including near major cities such as Hyesan (Ryanggang Province) and ...

News North Korea Ryanggang: N. Korean refugees share experiences at TNKR speech contest

Published on: Monday 02 September 2019
N. Korean refugees share experiences at TNKR speech contest
News source: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2019/09/177_274994.html

In a rare opportunity to meet and listen to North Korean refugees, nine North Koreans residing in South Korea gave 10-minute speeches at an English speech contest held by the Teach North Korean Refugees Global Education Center (TNKR), last Sunday.

News North Korea Ryanggang: Foreign expert notes flaws in North Korea’s medical system

Published on: Monday 02 September 2019
Foreign expert notes flaws in North Korea’s medical system
News source: https://www.dailynk.com/english/foreign-expert-notes-flaws-north-koreas-medical-system/

The expert’s presence suggests that North Korea may be trying to attract external aid for its aging medical infrastructure. “Directors and departmental heads from hospitals throughout Ryanggang ...

News North Korea Ryanggang: North Korea shock: Kim Jong-un encourages public to find love in Tinder-style dating app

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
North Korea shock: Kim Jong-un encourages public to find love in Tinder-style dating app
News source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1169170/north-korea-latest-tinder-love-kim-jong-un-dating-technology

Dating and marriages in North Korea used to be arranged by workplaces and government agencies. These former way of matchmaking reflected the party’s view of an ideal family. A Ryanggang Province ...

News North Korea Ryanggang: Kim Jong-un’s lonely subjects can find true love with North Korea’s first Tinder-style dating app

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
Kim Jong-un’s lonely subjects can find true love with North Korea’s first Tinder-style dating app
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9780601/kim-jong-un-love-north-korea-tinder/

News site Daily NK revealed: “In North Korea’s larger cities ... The increase in marriages of romance can be seen in a similar context,” said a defector from Ryanggang Province. A separate South ...

News North Korea Ryanggang: North Korea’s Ryanggang Province deemed to have the most “illegal border crossers”

Published on: Wednesday 28 August 2019
North Korea’s Ryanggang Province deemed to have the most “illegal border crossers”
News source: https://www.dailynk.com/english/ryanggang-province-deemed-to-have-the-most-illegal-border-crossers/

Lectures were recently held for local residents in Ryanggang Province after the central government authorities announced that the province had the most “illegal border crossers” in the country, local ...

News North Korea Ryanggang: North Koreans survive by paying bribes: U.N. report

Published on: Monday 27 May 2019
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/north-koreans-survive-paying-bribes-u-n-report-061822749.html

you starve to death," a woman from Ryanggang, now living in South Korea, was quoted as saying. CASH OR CIGARETTES "If you have money you can get away with anything, including murder," another unnamed ...

News North Korea Ryanggang: Defector on Bribery in North Korea—‘If You Have Money You Can Get Away With Anything, Including Murder': Report

Published on: Monday 27 May 2019
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/north-korea-corruption-bribery-murder-united-nations-human-rights-1437048

The testimonies are largely drawn from those who escaped the northeastern provinces of Ryanggang and North Hamgyong on the ... a population struggling to survive,” the report read. North Korea ...