October 21, 2019


Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

North Korean Cabinet agrees to pursue "radical" changes in education system

Extended plenary meeting held to implement orders handed down by Kim Jong Un last month, KCNA reports

Oliver Hotham October 20, 2019

South Korea football association seeks to discipline DPRK after this week's game

Ban on media and fans from the South forced teams to play key match in empty stadium

Jacob Fromer October 18, 2019

UN releases emergency funding for cyclone damage in North Korea

UN Central Emergency Response Fund released $6 million to help vulnerable people in the DPRK

Leo Byrne October 18, 2019

Kim Jong Un's university emblem revealed, featuring missile and atomic symbols

Badge for Kim Jong Un National Defense University spotted on graduate’s uniform recently

Colin Zwirko October 18, 2019

North Korea yet to approve new TB-malaria treatment grant, Global Fund says

"Critically important" that medication order be placed soon, NGO spokesperson tells NK News

Oliver Hotham October 18, 2019

Kim Jong Un tours large-scale greenhouse development project in Kyongsong County

North Korean leader hails Jungphyong Vegetable Greenhouse Farm as a "revolution" in food production

Oliver Hotham October 17, 2019

U.S.-sanctioned ship arrives in port near Chinese coal power plant

The vessel stopped signaling location after its arrival in the area

Leo Byrne October 17, 2019

Red Cross granted UN sanctions exemptions for humanitarian work in North Korea

Aid group’s work expected to focus on DPRK’s water supplies and drinking water access

Jacob Fromer October 17, 2019

North Korean vice defense minister arrives in Beijing ahead of Xiangshan Forum

Kim Hyong Ryong's visit comes one day after Chinese military delegation left Pyongyang

Dagyum Ji October 17, 2019

North Korea could face major tuberculosis medication shortage, NGO warns

Eugene Bell Foundation calls on South Korean civil society to provide funds, "shoulder the responsibility"

Dagyum Ji October 17, 2019
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