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September 26, 2018

Pyongsong resident sheds light on persistent regional power supply issues

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has shown interest in improving the country’s electricity supplies, and recently visited the Orangchon Power Plant construction site....

Residents in Japanese coastal city recall encounter with abandoned North Korean fishing vessel

Residents of Tsuruoka, Japan, clearly recall the day last December when an abandoned wooden vessel that seemed to have drifted down from North Korea...

Increasing autonomy for North Korean enterprises

North Korea has been pursuing systemic improvements that are improving the autonomy of its enterprises, say North Korean experts. Hong Jae Hwan, a research fellow...

North Korean state security agent shares thoughts on sanctions, defectors and life in North...

As changes to the political situation on the Korean Peninsula continue in the wake of the inter-Korean, US-DPRK (abbreviation for North Korea's formal name)...

Bribe-hungry North Korean authorities await reunions for separated families

During a meeting between North and South Korea’s Red Cross organizations on July 22, it was agreed that a separated families reunion will be...

North Korea assumes increasingly aggressive stance toward South Korea

North Korea has continued to demand a speedy implementation of the Panmunjom Declaration while raising its criticism of the South Korean government. Uriminzokkiri, a North...

For Kim Jong Un, following the China and Vietnam model means leading with light...

In his first public appearance following diplomatic forays in Singapore and Beijing, Kim Jong Un saw it fit to pay a visit to the...

‘Denuclearization is a process, not a singular event,’ expert says

Ahead of tomorrow's United States-North Korea summit, the first between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader, and following the recent Punggye-ri Nuclear...

Human rights advocate argues for refined approach in North Korea

In his keynote address, Group for the Future President Kim Young Hwan argued for the need to separate the North Korea human rights movement...

Nuclear site shutdown marks ‘good start’ but ‘complete denuclearization’ still far off

On May 24, North Korea voluntarily shut down its nuclear site at Punggye-ri, Kilju, North Hamgyong Province, the site of six nuclear tests conducted...

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