April 24, 2024

South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency planning to open bureau in Pyongyang: official

Formal proposal for bureau already submitted to North Korea's KCNA, reports Yonhap

South Korea’s state-funded Yonhap News Agency is planning to open a bureau in North Korea, a company official confirmed to NK News on Friday.

Son You-min of Yonhap’s Global Strategy Team confirmed the company’s plans to open a bureau in the DPRK capital following an indirect announcement at an event Friday hosted by the news agency, while adding they could not provide further details as it is an “ongoing project.”

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