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Why are fuel prices falling in North Korea?

International oil prices have increased steadily since the start of the year, but fuel prices in North Korea are currently falling as strong international...
Kim Jong Un visits air force unit in this photo released by KCNA on April 17.

Kim Jong Un visits two military facilities in as many days

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently paid a visit to an air force base providing air cover for Pyongyang on April 16 -...

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 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...

Hot and cold: deeper reasons for summit developments

Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea reached a fever pitch following President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel the planned June 12 summit in...

Experts react to ‘complete denuclearization’ pledge by leaders after inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae In and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un present the joint 'Panmunjeom Declaration' outside the Peace House in the...

Maintained momentum must follow inter-Korean summit

Kim Jong Un (left) and Moon Jae In (right). Image: Yonhap News AgencyWith the upcoming North-South Korea summit drawing closer, the issue of formally...

North Korea open to cooperation if political system guaranteed, some experts say

Kim Jong Un and wife Ri Sol Ju surprised observers by personally attending the South Korean musical performance in Pyongyang on April 1. Image:...

Renewed economic ‘self-reliance’ goals in N. Korea insufficient to overcome sanctions, say experts

Kim Jong Un gives 'field guidance' at a backpack manufacturing company in Pyongyang on January 5, 2017. Image: Yonhap News AgencyDomestically-manufactured products continue to...

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