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April 20, 2019

North Korea restrained in high-level talks, eyes South as shortcut to sanctions relief

Ri Son Gwon (left), head of the North Korean delegation, shakes hands with his counterpart from South Korea Cho Myoung Gyun (right) during the...

US warns of N Korean ‘provocations’ as it sends bombers, carriers to region

Hackers tied to Kim Jong Un's regime stole blueprints and other information about warships and submarines last year when they broke into one of...

North Korean authorities avoid major market disruptions from sanctions

One month after UN Security Council's passage of sanctions Resolution 2371, exchange rates and prices remain relatively stable in North Korea's marekts. Surprisingly, the...

Moon government fails to make progress in relationship with North Korea

August 17 marked the 100th day after the inauguration of South Korea’s Moon government. However, the restoration of inter-Korean relations that it had previously...

China repatriates 70 North Korean defectors

Recently, 70 North Korean defectors were detained in Tumen’s border detention center in Jilin Province, China. In total, there were 50 adults and 20...

Defectors need protection as North Korea increases kidnappings

Concerns are growing over the rising number of forced repatriations of North Korean defectors. While some governments have taken a principled stand, in reality,...

Cooperation on North Korea issue unresolved

It has been reported that the US has proposed a new draft UNSC resolution for further sanctions on North Korea to China. North Korea...

North Korean officials order residents to battle against drought

Unification Media Group (UMG): The North Korean authorities are appealing to residents to join the battle against drought, and ordering farmers to build pumping...

North Korea’s new smartphone: faster, pricier, & insulated from outside networks

According to a January announcement from Egyptian telecom company Orascom, there are 3.7 million phone subscribers in North Korea. It has now become commonplace...

North Korea attempts to tame the Moon government

South Korea’s newly-elected government has approved requests by civil organizations to contact North Korea as a gesture intended to initiate the warming of relations....

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