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August 20, 2019

“Strategic Cooperative Companion Relations”

President Lee Myung Bak and Chinese President Hu Jintao agreed Monday to pursue a “strategic cooperative companion relationship” at the South Korea-China summit at...

U.S. Financial Sanction Aimed to Change the Regime of North Korea

There have been heavy debates after a South Korean government official commented on the sanctions over North Korea as countermeasures against the attack of...

Can North Korea Manage Complete Openness and Reform?

We’ve seen the collapse of the Eastern European socialist countries; China and Vietnam have succeeded in reforming and opening their systems; even Cuba recently...

Elderly Kim Latest Pawn in Legitimacy Game?

92-year-old Kim Yong Ju has been revealed as North Korea’s new Honorary Vice Chairman of the Supreme People’s Assembly Standing Committee following the inaugural session...

North Koreans Vulnerable to Infectious Diseases

The spread of infectious diseases is on the rise in North Korea due to the flood disaster. The flood which targeted Pyongyang, north of...

Foot-and-Mouth: Can the North Cope?

News of a foot-and-mouth outbreak in parts of North Korea has raised questions over the regime’s ability to prevent the spread of the disease. This is...

Denuclearization and Exclusion from List of State Sponsor of Terrorism

At the North Korea Nuclear Weapons Six Party Talks, the Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill stated that North Korea have agreed to denuclearize...

Kim Turns from Dad Once More

Following the customary supreme leader and elite cadre’s visit to Keumsusan Memorial Palace at midnight on the 8th in commemoration of the anniversary of...

Unification Tax Sure to Annoy North Korea

President Lee’s Liberation Day suggestion of a “unification tax” in preparation for the day the two Koreas are re-united continues to be a source...

Day of the Sun to Help Elevate Successor

One of North Korea’s two biggest national holidays, today's Day of the Sun celebrations are set to be used as another important plank in...

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