Government transitions in Seoul and Washington are prompting both countries to re-evaluate their North Korea policy. In South Korea, the debate is focu..
China is turning up the heat on economic pressure targeted
at South Korean firms to express its displeasure at the installation of the US-South
Korean missile defense sys..
South Korea’s new North Korean Human Rights Law had its first anniversary on March 2. The anniversary of the legislation’s passing comes with mixed reviews on the progress m..
President Sohn Kwang Joo, head of the Korea Hana Foundation. Image: Korea Hana FoundationDaily NK recently sat down with Sohn Kwang Joo, head of Korea Hana Foundatio..
- You were the political refinement revolution department reporter for the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). This must have required favorable songbun, or political and..
Park Jong Cheol, head of Gyeongsang University's Institute for Peace and Unification StudiesDaily NK [DNK]: You have been researching China-North Korea relation..
Following North Korea’s fifth nuclear test on September 9, concern is mounting in anticipation of the North’s next provocation. Some analysts believe that a launch of long r..
Greg Scarlatoiu (pictured left) is executive directorof the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) in Washington and a former Eastern European citizen who wit..
North Korean defectors flee a brutally oppressive regime to oftentimes encounter myriad new difficulties in the resettlement process despite, and sometimes because of, their..
North Koreans often jokingly refer to their capital city as the "Republic of Pyongyang." There might be some humor in this epithet, but it reflects a deeper reality within..