The details of how 13 North Korean
restaurant workers in China defected to the South is sparking considerable
controversy in the South Korean media.&n..
The waters off the coast of the West Sea
encompass the de facto North-South maritime border referred to as the Northern
Limit Line [NLL]. Here, fresh water from the H..
Blue crab fishing season has arrived for the fishermen in
both North and South Korea, but South Korean fishermen have frequently
witnessed illegal Chinese fishing boats p..
Hot on the heels of the “70-Day Battle” leading up to the
7th Party Congress, the North Korean regime has launched a more ambitious
“200-Day Battle,” described by the st..
Following a similar group defection in April, the recent
escape of three North Korean employees from another restaurant overseas deals a
significant blow to Pyongyang...
Since coming into power, Kim Jong Un has expanded the use of
enterprises in the restaurant industry to earn money for the regime by actively
spreading the business to Chin..
With the recently publicized defections of North Korean
workers from restaurants in China, concern for the possibility of retaliatory
abductions of South Korean citizens..
By anointing himself with the new title of
Party chairman at the 7th Workers’ Party Congress, Kim Jong Un has formalized
the pivot of the regime’s core of power toward the..
The first Workers’ Party Congress in 36
years concluded last week on May 9. The regime's propaganda machine worked tirelessly to spread the word
that the Congress would pre..
Following the sweeping personnel changes
that occurred within North Korea’s central governing bodies during the 7th
Worker’s Party Congress, considerable speculation (part..