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November 21, 2019

N. Korea faces tough challenges in attracting foreign visitors

The Mount Kumang tourism initiative has abruptly been thrust into the spotlight once more. On Oct. 23, Rodong Sinmun reported that after visiting the...
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N. Korea must create the right conditions for foreign tourists

A day after South Korea proposed a meeting on the Mount Kumgang issue on Oct. 28, North Korea responded in the negative. North Korea...
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Thae Yong Ho: SLBM development only leads to more sanctions

North Korean media outlets such as Rodong Sinmun have recently been reporting that North Korea’s “status” on the international stage is on the rise...
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Why does North Korea seemingly support Cho Kuk?

North Korea has strongly criticized the Liberty Korea Party because of that party’s attacks against South Korea’s Justice Minister Cho Kuk and allegations of...
A blessed future

Unification minister should focus on North Korean human rights

In 2019, North Korea released a collection of short stories called “Blessed Future.” The book features 17 short stories, all of which praise Kim...
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North Korea’s latest constitutional revisions are a retreat to the past

During the Second Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly, on August 29, North Korea again revised its constitution, the second time it has...
Kim and Trump

North Korea continues showdown with the US, seeks “new path”

Although US-South Korean military drills have ended, it appears unlikely that US-North Korean talks will resume anytime soon. The US seems to be waiting...
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North Korea voices support for China’s position on Hong Kong demonstrations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZTFOB7Vo7o Mass protests triggered by repatriation laws proposed by the Chinese Hong Kong authorities are now entering their third month with no signs of abatement....
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New missile launches put Pyongyang citizens in harm’s way

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffXpe1AY6mk Early on the morning of Saturday August 10, North Korea fired another round of missiles from the Hamhung area towards the East Sea. The...
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North Korea’s provocations dim tourism prospects with the South

https://youtu.be/aO4CpZC01G4 Early in the morning of August 6, North Korea launched several short-range missiles from a western base in South Hwanghae Province overland towards the...

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