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March 27, 2019

[Photos] North Korean shipwrecks in Ishikawa Prefecture disturb locals

Kanamori Mitzo of Hakui, a village in Ishikawa Prefecture on Japan’s central-west coast, was tending to his seaweed harvest on a night in February...

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...

Number of North Korean shipwrecks shot up in 2017

Last year alone, 104 abandoned wooden ships thought to be from North Korea and other regions around the Korean Peninsula were discovered in the...

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...

How China and the US really view the prospects for South Korean-led unification

Although ex-South Korean President Park Geun Hye asserted it, can unification really be considered a bonanza? If there is sufficient strength of government to...

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